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Questions with auxulliary verbs and contractions
Pre Intermediate level


In this lesson students are going to practice grammar,speaking, and listening, while reviewing the past simple and present tenses and also students will learn the concept of contractions. students will first start by forming and asking questions to the teacher, and then review auxiliary and their use in making questions, followed by a exercise to write questions using auxiliaries in past and present simple tense and then they will get some feedback on their grammatical mistakes. They will listen to a recording of two people talking about general topic but using the contractions, students will do an activity based on this conversation and the contractions will be elicited and the feedback will be given based on their answers..


Abc White Board

Main Aims

  • By the end of this class students will know how to make questions using auxiliaries and will have a review on present and past tenses.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To help students practice and speaking with focus on question forms with auxiliary verbs. To help students practice the pronunciation of contractions.


Lead In (4-5 minutes) • To get students familiar with the days subject

Ask Students questions about myself, and then move on to elicit the parts of the sentence and auxiliary verbs and their use.

Input-Grammar (4-5 minutes) • to explain the use of auxiliary verbs in question formation, and review simple past and present tense.

Teacher will ask the students to dictate the auxiliary words and will write the auxiliary words on the board Teacher will draw the auxiliary and question word table on the board (grammar box) and explain students about making questions in simple past and present tense using auxiliaries. It will be interactive with students as teacher will write one example on board in the grammar box and then will elicit others from the student using the auxiliaries on the board.

Writing task 1 (8-10 minutes) • To make student practice making questions with auxiliary

Students will be given the hand outs and asked to write atleast 3 question in present and past columns and (optional) then they will use this sheet to interview their class-mates

Feedback for writing task 1 (1-2 minutes) • check the progress with writing task one

Ask random students to read one of their question

Listening activity 2 (5-10 minutes) • Fill in the blanks

students will listen to a audio clip and fill the blanks in the hand out.

Feedback and Contraction explanation (4-5 minutes) • check the student asnwer and explain contractions

Teacher will check the students answer for the activity 2 and explain them the further more leading to pronunciation and exercise

Practice (4-5 minutes) • students should be able to make contractions

Teacher will write some pair of words on the white board and the students will write the answer to the words and pronounce it

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