Present Perfect Lesson
To provide clarification and practice of the present perfect tense in the context of Star Wars fan, Todd Philips
To provide gist and scan reading practice using a text about being a fan of a film in the context of with the example of Todd Philips
Procedure (33-45 minutes)
T points a picture of movie symbol. 'What is it?' 'What are these?' 'Where do we see these creatures?' 'These are the ........ of a movie.' 'Do you know any movie with these characters' 'Have you seen any of Star Wars films?' 'What do you know about it?' The lesson starts with eliciting the idea of a film. Each film has some information about it like actors. T opens the page about it in PPT and gives them some cuttings about the answers to brainstorm the idea. They discuss this in one minute with pairs and come and stick it on the board. T ask CCQ question about the parts of a film and pushes them to find the word fan.
T shows a picture of a fan and a picture of Star Wars Fans. In this way, they are getting closer to the topic and have a chance to show the same written words can have a different meaning. The teacher elicits few other words by using the pictures. This time the teacher shows the picture of Todd Philips. In this way, she gives them a reason to read. The also writes the name of the title to make them wonder more about the text.
T shows the reading handouts and ask these questions. Now you will read a text and find answers to these questions. You have 3 minutes for gist reading. 'Who is he? Give the names of two actors. This time students will read the text to find specific details, to find four things that tell you he is a big fan in 4 minutes and share their answers with their group
T gives the handouts to check their comprehension. T asks them to find the words in the form of Past Simple and Present Perfect.
Firstly, t presents the form of Present Perfect in two slides and ask some CCQ about these slides. And the meaning is presented in one slide and it is also supported with charts. T gives them a chart about the V3 version of the verbs and right after that, she gives another handout to make controlled meaning.
For a post-reading activity, t gives them a paper about a game and want them to produce sentences about their experiences. They are going to play find someone who... T monitors their conversation and helps when they need. T collects some feedbacks about the game. For example, Ravza: 'Have you found someone who has written a letter to a newspaper?