Damla Korkmaz Damla Korkmaz

İntermediate level


In this lesson students will learn and practice the Present Perfect Tense and the Past Simple Tense through a variety or grammar activities and a speaking activity.


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of Present Perfect Tense and Past Simple Tense in the context of achievements

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of personal experiences and achievements


Lead-in (2-3 minutes) • To provide them with some questions related to the previous lesson

-Ask them to talk about was in the listening and what they learnt about them in pairs. -Answer this question as a whole class.

Checking Previous Knowledge of the TL (9-10 minutes) • To provide the learners with some sentences related to previous topic to test what they already know about the TL

-Ask them to work individually ,read the sentences and choose the correct verb form. -Ask an ICQ. *Are you working together or alone? -Ask them to work in pairs and compare their answers. FB: Show and check the answers with the whole class. -Ask some İCQs * Do we know the exact time here? * Which tense do we you use if there is a connection between the past and the present?

Pronounciation (3-4 minutes) • To practice pronounciation through drilling the strong and weak form of the words with the whole class and individually

-Model three different form of 'have' and drill it with the whole class. -Ask if it is weak or strong.

Grammar (8-10 minutes) • To provide them with a set of questions to find out the form of the Present Perfect Tense in pairs.

-Ask them to work in pairs and try to find out about Present Perfect Tense by answering the questions together. FB: -Check the answers as a whole class.

Controlled Practice of the TL (7-8 minutes) • To provide a controlled activity on what they have learnt.

Ask them to read the text quickly in one minute ignoring the gaps. -Ask what is Toby's surprising achievement is. -Ask them to work in pairs and share their prediction with their partner. -Ask them to work individually and complete the story with the correct form of the verb. -Ask them to work in pairs and compare their answers with their partner. FB: -Check the answers with the class.

Freer Activity (9-10 minutes) • To provide fluency speaking through a freer activity.

-Put them in pairs and set a competition. -Tell them to ask questions to each other and try to find 6 things that they have done but their partner hasn't. -Handout some ideas to help them.

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