Intermediate B1 level
To provide clarification and practice of The present perfect simple with for and since and the present perfect continuous with for and since. in the context of Changing lives.
To provide fluency speaking practice in a Conversation in the context of Changing lives.
Procedure (39-46 minutes)
T will ask the Ss some questions about charity and tell them about his personal story based on charity for the purpose of building rapport. T will provide Ss with HO 2a to match questions with the answers.
T will provide Ss with HO 2a to match questions with the answers.
Ss will work in pair to discover the difference between the forms of the present perfect simple and the present perfect continuous and check their answers in group. I will project pictures illustrating 2 types of verbs; state verbs and verbs of action. Ss will ellicit the verbs from the visual pictures.
T will use MFP to explain the form and meaning of the present perfect simple and continuous with for and since, and clarify some pronunciations. T will clarify the difference between the state verbs and action verbs and their use with since and for. Also, T will explain how 'for' is used to describe a period of time and 'since' is used to describe a point of time. T will play a game with Ss in groups, giving them cut up correct sentences to reassemble them as the puzzle game.
T will stick circles in the walls with a question inside. T will ask Ss to mingle and write in each circle one answer. T will divide Ss into pairs and ask each person to interview their partner using 3 questions, but basically using at least one question consisting of the form 'How long have you...' as far as the present perfect continuous with for and since is concerned. Each pair will change the circle once finishing.