Nesrin Aydin Nesrin Aydin

Beginner level


In this lesson students learn about Present Simple tense affirmative and negative forms and they practice speaking.


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of present simple tense affirmative and negative forms in the context of a typical day.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of asking and answering questions about daily routines.


Warmer/Lead-in (5-7 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Show pictures of people, write times next to the pictures and elicit from Ss about what they do. He goes to bed at 10. She leaves home at 8:15. She plays tennis on the weekends. He reads a book at night. He works in a restaurant. She teaches at school.

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

Keep the pictures on the board for further exposure. Under the picture of girl leaving home, write 'She g____ home at 6:15 pm. Under the restaurant picture, write 'She s______ work at 9:00 am.' and 'She f______ work at 5:30 pm.' Elicit verbs from Ss. Point out that the verbs in blue are in the present simple. Ask students to complete the rule by saying ' In positive sentences with he, she and it we add -s or ? to the verb. Power point. Ss work in pairs, ask and answer questions (PowerPoint): What time do you leave home? / What time do you get home? What time do you start work/school? / What time do you finish work/school? Monitor Ss - help if needed. Feedback - Nominate Ss to share answers of their partner.

Highlighting and Clarification (10-12 minutes) • To higligh and clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

HO1 - Carol's text and spelling rules together. Ask Ss to fill in examples using Carol's text. Show in Power Point. Monitor - help if needed. Feedback - Answer key on Power point. Go over the verbs endings and ask students to underline endings on the board. We use the Present Simple to talk about d___________ r________. Elicit negative form from Ss. On the board write 'She ________ like morning' :( . show picture She ________ watch TV after dinner' . show picture. doesn't = ______ ______ He doesn't have a car. It doesn't start today. Pronunciation: Practice sentences. CD2 - 25.

Controlled Practice (4-5 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

HO2 - what are the he, she, it forms of these words? Pair work. Monitor - help if needed. Feedback - Answer Key, power point slide.

Semi-Controlled Practice (5-6 minutes) • To concept check further

Shows Tom's picture. Who is he? He is Carol's brother. Read about Tom. HO3 - Complete gaps. Monitor- help if needed. Feedback - Listen and check CD2-27.

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with semi-controlled practice of the target language

HO4 - Ask Ss to complete questions with Do and verbs. Ss work in pairs to ask each other questions. Student A and Student B will ask each other questions. Then they will find another partner to tell about what they know about their first partner. Such as 'She get's up before 7 o'clock.' Monitor - help if needed. Feedback - nominate two Ss to tell the class about their partner.

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