To provide clarification, review and practice of present perfect in the context of international travel
To provide process and product writing practice of a letter in the context of international travel
To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of international travel
Procedure (45-59 minutes)
T shows the image "visa". T: WHAT IS IT?(VISA) WHY DO YOU NEED IT?(TO ENTER A COUNTRY. BECAUSE SOME COUNTRIES REQUIRES AN ENTRY VISA) WHERE DO YOU GO TO GET A VISA?(EMBASSY) IS IT DIFFICULT?(YES) WHAT KIND OF DOCUMENTS DO THEY REQUIRE? HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO OBTAIN A VISA? WHO HAS APPLIED FOR A VISA? WHICH COUNTRY?
T: LOOK AT THE PAGE 49, PART 5 READ THE QUESTIONS READ THE DIALOG AND ANSWER THE QUESTIONS DO IT ALONE ICQ: WHAT DO YOU DO? T; CHECK WITH YOUR PARTNER T reveals the key
T writes the marker sentences on the board: "Have you finished packing? Lisa has almost finished packing. Amy hasn't finished packing. I've put in the beach gear" T: THESE SENTENSES ARE FROM THE DIALOG YOU'VE JUST READ WHAT IS "HAVE" IN THIS SENTENCE(HELPING VERB) HAVE YOU EVER BEEN ABROAD? T writes "Have you ever been abroad?" T writes the answers: "Yes, I've been, I've never been" T: LOOK AT THE VERBS, ARE THEY IN PRESENT TENSE?, PAST TENSE? T writes the past tense form next to the sentences. T: TODAY WE LOOK AT THIS
T writes on the board "Present perfect tense" T introduces the past participle form of the verb by underlying the verbs and writes "past participle". T underlines "have/has" and writes "Past participle". T displays the image "irregular verbs" T: YOU ADD "-ED" TO THE END OF THE REGULAR VERBS. REGULAR VERBS ENDING WITH "Y" LIKE STUDY DROP "Y" AND ADD "IED" REGULAR VERBS ENDING WITH "E" LIKE BAKE, ADD "D" T DRILLS THE PRONUNCIATION OF COMMONLY USED IRREGULAR VERBS. T writes on the board " Finished time references in Past tense" "Unfinished Time" T:WHAT ARE THE FINISHED TIME REFERENCES IN PAST TENSE? IS YESTERDAY FINISHED?(YES) WHAT ELSE WE CAN USE?(last week, last month, last year, 1990, etc.) IS TODAY FINISHED?(NO) WHAT ELSE WE CAN SEAY?(this week, this month, this year, in the last day,in the last week, in the last year, a lot of/lots of/few/a few times,before, so far, up to now, until now till now, still, once/twice,three/four....times) T writes on the board "Last month, I visited my grandmother twice. This month, I have only visited her once. T: IS LAST MONTH FINISHED?(YES) IS THIS MONTH FINISHED?(NO, SO I MAY VISIT HER AGAIN) But this month is not finished so I may visit her again before the month is over. T draws the timeline: x---------------------------now pastI________________________________I__________________________future T writes on the board "Adverbs used in Present Perfect tense" T: CAN YOU THINK ANY ADVERBS IN A SENTENCE THAT WILL GIVE YOU THAT SOMETHING ISN'T FINISHED?(ALMOST, NEARLY) T writes on the board "almost and nearly" T writes the sample sentence "I've almost finished packing She's nearly finished her homework x---------------------------now pastI________________________________I__________________________future T writes on the board "use present perfect tense" 1) for talking about an action started sometime in the past, but not finished until now 2) to talk about things that happened a number of times in an unfinished period of time that started in the past and continued up to now T; THINK YOURSELF 10 YEARS AGO AND NOW ARE YOU SAME OR DIFFERENT?(DIFFERENT) WHAT DO WE SAY IF YOU ARE DIFFERENT?(CHANGED) T writes the sample sentence "I've changed alot. My English has really improved T writes under the "use use present perfect tense" 3) to talk about change that has happened over a period of time. T writes (+), (-) sentences with the help of the students. T writes the form: (+)subject + have/has + past participle (-)subject + haven't/hasn't + past participle T drills the pronunciation.
T shows the handout "Write positive sentences in present perfect tense. T: LOOK AT THE WORDS. WRITE POSITIVE SENTENCES IN PRESENT PERFECT TENSE DO IT ALONE ICQ; WHAT DO YOU DO? T: CHECK WITH YOUR PARTNER T reveals the key
T shows the handout "Write positive sentences in present perfect tense. T: LOOK AT THE WORDS. WRITE NEGATIVE SENTENCES IN PRESENT PERFECT TENSE DO IT ALONE ICQ; WHAT DO YOU DO? T: CHECK WITH YOUR PARTNER T reveals the key
T: LOOK AT PAGE 49, PART 6 YOU ARE GOING ON A VACATION WITH YOUR PARTNER. USE THE WORDS IN THE BOXES AND ADD YOUR OWN ASK QUESTIONS TO YOUR PARTNER USING PRESENT PERFECT TENSE USE THE USEFUL LANGUAGE BOX WORK IN PAIRS T monitors and notes the errors for correction. T writes the errors on the board for students to correct them