TP5 Spelling rules for the third person singular of simple present tense
To elicit spelling rules for the third person singular of simple present tense
To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a conversation about other person's (people's) life.
Procedure (34-47 minutes)
Change group members.Stick 3 photos ( Istanbul, bus, a language center) on the WB. Tell the sts " I live in Istanbul, I work for a Language Center. I go to work by bus." Show five pictures ( factory, flat, company, on foot, garden ) and give new vocabulary words to the sts. Ask them to match the photos to new words.
Show the chart on the WB. give some words( a shop, a house, my brother, my friends, car, train, my children, a small company, metrobus, tram, a bank, a garden, a restaurant) to the sts. This is a pair work.Give them 2 minutes and then ask them to put these words in the blanks on the chart. The sts will make sentences about them. They can use the phrases from the chart.
Give the sts six sentences and the reading text about four people. The sts will read these six sentences and then read the text. After reading text, the sts will match the sentences to the text and find out that who is speaking. This matching activity is a group work
Tell the sts " we add -s, -es, -ies after the verbs for the third person singular of simple present tense in positive sentences ." Elicit the spelling rules of the third person singular for simple present tense and write on the WB Spelling rules for the third person singular 1- Most verb take –s in the third person singular I/You/we/They live------ He/she /it lives I/You/we/They work --- He/she/it works I/You/we/They listen -- He/she/it listens I/You/we/They say ------ He/she/it says I/You/we/They read ---- He/she/it reads I/You/we/They speak--- He/she/it speaks 2- Verbs ending in -z, –ss, -ch, -sh,-x and –o take -es I/You/we/They go --------He/she/it goes I/You/we/They kiss ------He/she/it kisses I/You/we/They watch --- He/she/it watches I/You/we/They brush ----He/she/it brushes I/You/we/They fix --------- He/she/it fixes 3- Verbs ending in a consonant and +y . -y drops and -ies comes. I/You/we/They study ----- He/she/it studies I/You/we/They cry --------He/she/it cries 4 - Verbs ending in a vowel and +y take -s I/You/we/They play --- --He/she/it plays CCQs: Which one is correct "He goes or he go"? He goes "He lives or he live"? He lives "He works or he work? He works Give pronunciations goes /ɡoʊz/, lives /lɪvz/ , works /wɜːks/ Tell the sts to find all examples of the verbs go, live and work in the text.This is a group work. Tell the sts to find all examples of the verbs go, live and work in the text. Show the rule and ask the sts to fill in the gap. "After he/she/it , add ………to the verb in the present simple." Write then sentences on the board and ask the sts to chose the correct options, a or b. This is a PW 1 - a) I work in London. b) I works in London. 2- a) They lives in Japan. b) They live in Japan 3- a) He works in a car factory. b) He work in a car factory. 4- a)We live with our parents. b) We lives with our parents. 5- a)Vanessa goes to school by bus. b) Vanessa go to school by bus.
Give the sts HO. Complete the thext with a verb from the box in the correct form. live (x2) work(x2) go (x1) I (1)…………….with my brother Josh. We (2)……….. in a house. The house is in the centre of San Fransisco. I (3) ………… in an office. Josh is a shop assistant. He(4)…………..in a bookshop. The bookshop and the office are in the centre of San Fransisco . We (5)……… to work on foot. This is a PW. For FB, the sts will read the sentences loudly and then T will check the answer.
Divide the class into groups of three. Show a demo. Tell a student " I live in Istanbul. I work for a Language Center, I go to work by bus." Tell this student to tell another student " She lives in Istanbul. She works for a Language Center. She goes to work by bus." Tell the sts to do this exercise with their sentences about their life. Finish the lesson by giving error correction.