To provide clarification and practice of Present Simple Tense in the context of live, work and study
To provide students a chance to speak in order to improve their fluency and accuracy
Procedure (43-50 minutes)
Teacher greets the students and revise the verbs like, have, live, work, study. She wants students to do some actions according to her instructions. First she says if you are a boy, stand up and then if you are a girl stand up to help the students understand the activity. Then, she shows some pictures and say, if you like cats, change your places. If you have a sister change your places. If you live in a flat, change your places. If you work for an Italian company, change your places. If you study English, change your places.
Teacher asks some questions about the reading text and students look at the text about Carmen and they try to find the answers for the teacher's questions. they underline the answers from the text.
Teacher asks students to find the examples of the verbs from the text and writes some sentences on the board by using positive and negative form of present simple tense. She highlights the form. She explains the meaning of the forms. She shows contractions and gives more examples. Students listen to the sentences to improve their pronunciation.
Students do activity 5, they fill in the blanks by using present simple tense. They have 4 minutes to finish and when they finish they listen to the audio to check their answers and then they check with the teacher.
Students do the activity 6. They write the negative form of the sentences if they are not true for them. They have 3 minutes to complete the activity and then they check with the students sitting next to them and then together with the teacher.
Students talk about themselves in pairs just like Carmen's text by using present simple tense. Teacher tells them they have minutes for each. When they are talking teacher monitors and gives feedback on their language after they finish.