Osman Osman

PRESENT PERFECT TENSE WITH FOR AND SINCE
A2 level

Description

IN THIS LESSON, THE STUDENTS WILL LEARN THE USE OF FOR AND SINCE IN PRESENT PERFECT TENSE BASED ON READING A TEXT ABOUT ISTANBUL

Materials

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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice of present perfect tense for/since in the context of capital of culture

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of capital of culture
  • To provide gist reading practice using a text about Istanbul in the context of capital of culture

Procedure

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

T displays the image "Istanbul" T: WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT ISTANBUL? WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT ISTANBUL? WHAT HAS CHANGED IN ISTANBUL IN THE LAST 10 YEARS?

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

T: LOOK AT THE PAGE 54, PART 2 MATCH THE WORDS WITH THEIR MEANINGS DO IT ALONE ICQ: WHAT DO YOU DO? T: CHECK WITH YOUR PARTNER T reveals the key: 1-C,2-A, 3-D, 4-E, 5-A T: LOOK AT THE QUESTIONS ON PART 3 READ THE QUESTIONS READ THE TEXT AND ANSWER THE QUESTIONS DO IT ALONE ICQ: WHAT DO YOU DO? T: CHECK WITH YOUR PARTNER T reveals the key.

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

T writes the marker sentences: "HOW LONG HAS ISTANBUL BEEN AN IMPORTANT CITY? ISTANBUL HAS BEEN A MAJOR TOURIST ATTRACTION FOR MANY YEARS. SHE HAS BEEN IN LOVE WITH TURKEY SINCE HER FIRST VISIT TURKEY. THE NUMBER OF TOURIST VISITING ISTANBUL HAS RISEN GREATLY SINCE 2010 T: DO THOSE SENTENCES MEAN UP TO NOW?(YES) DID THE EVENTS STARTED IN THE PAST? HOW LONG. WHAT KIND OF INFORMATION DO WE WANT TO KNOW?(DURATION)

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

T draws the time line T: WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN FOR AND SINCE? I HAVE BEEN IN THE CLASSROOM FOR 25 MINUTES. I HAVE BEEN IN THE CLASSROOM SINCE 10:30. T marks for and since on the timeline as he explains it. WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE?(FOR TELLS US THE DURATION OF SOMETHING, HOW LONG IT LASTED. IT HAS A BEGINNING AND AN END. THE END IS NOW. AFTER FOR WE SAY THE LENGTH OF TIME LIKE TWO YEARS, THREE YEARS..ETC. SINCE TELLS US WHEN IT BEGAN, THE START TIME AND ENDS NOW. AFTER SINCE WE USE 1998, 20O5, SINCE I WAS BORN, SINCE APRIL...ETC., I GOT MARRIED). T: WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN "I WORKED THERE FOR THREE YEARS AND I HAVE WORKED THERE THREE YEARS.?( ONE IS PAST TENSE, MEANS YOU WORKED 2013, 2014, 2015, THE OTHER ONE IS 3 YEARS BEFORE NOW) T marks the difference on the time line T

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

T gives the handout "Exercises Unit 18" T: LOOK AT EXERCISE 18.2 MAKE QUESTIONS WITH HOW LONG DO IT ALONE ICQ: WHAT DO YOU DO? T: CHECK WITH YOUR PARTNER T reveals the key. T: LOOK AT EXERCISE 18.4 CHOOSE THE CORRECT TENSE AND CIRCLE IT DO IT ALONE ICQ: WHAT DO YOU DO? T: CHECK WITH YOUR PARTNER T reveals the key.

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

T gives the handout "Exercises Unit 19" T: LOOK AT EXERCISE 19.1 FILL THE GAPS WITH FOR OR SINCE DO IT ALONE ICQ: WHAT DO YOU DO? T: CHECK WITH YOUR PARTNER T reveals the key. T: LOOK AT EXERCISE 19.4 COMPLETE THE SENTENCES WITH FOR OR SINCE DO IT ALONE ICQ: WHAT DO YOU DO? T: CHECK WITH YOUR PARTNER T reveals the key.

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

T: YOUR PARTNER IS VISITING ISTANBUL FOR THE FIRST TIME AFTER MANY YEARS YOU HAVE WORKED VERY HARD AND HAD NO TIME TO GO AROUND. YOU WANT TO SHOW THE CITY TO HIM AND YOU WANT TO VISIT THE PLACES YOU HAVEN'T SEEN FOR SOME TIME. MAKE SOME SUGGESTIONS TO EACH OTHER WHERE TO GO USE PRESENT PERFECT TENSE USE FOR AND SINCE SAMPLE: SHALL WE GO ........? I HAVEN'T SEEN THERE FOR/SINCE THAT'S A GREAT IDEA. I HAVEN'T SEEN THAT PLACE FOR/SINCE. I'VE KNOWN A RESTAURANT THERE. WE CAN EAT THERE. THEIR KEBAP IS EXCELLENT.

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