BenguTarcan BenguTarcan

Intermediate level


In this lesson students will learn about present perfect continous tense and have different types of activities about the subject.


Abc Handout
Abc Handout
Abc Handout

Main Aims

  • By the end of the lesson SS wil be learned and practised present perfect continous tense in travelling context.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of travelling.


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T greets SS T shows photos of herself and elicit the word ''travelling'' T asks SS ''how long have they been living in Izmir'' and presents TL

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

T will present an activity for SS in order to expose them to the TL The SS will work in pairs T monitores

Highlighting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

T will get the focus of the SS to the TL

Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning and form of the target language

T will show the the rules of Present Perfect Tense the SS T will use the example 'I have been travelling' and show MP to the SS T gives examples : I have been travelling for 2 years She has been travelling for two years T asks SS 'How long have you been taking English classes?' examples : Simge has been taking English classes for.... T shows different usage of Present Perfect Tense : Recent events : I haven't been sleeping well. Action that started in the past but actively continues : I have been studying English for 5 years

Controlled Practice (5-8 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

SS will be asked questions from an activity SS wil check in pairs FB: Answer key will be given to check their answers

Semi-Controlled Practice (5-8 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

SS will be given a teacher made exercise They will work individually,then they will check in pairs FB: Answer key will be given to check their answers

Free practice (3-5 minutes) • To give the students free time to engage with each other and discuss more

The teacher will give her students more free time and they are going to work alone and write 3 sentences with the present perfect continuous, and then, they will pair check each other's answers The teacher will be away and give help when needed only

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