H.Shayesteh H.Shayesteh

present perfect VS simple past
intermediate level


in this lesson the students are going to learn the difference between present perfect and simple past through ppp


Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of present perfect and past simple in the context of money

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about new shoes in the context of money


Warmer/Lead-in (5-8 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Watch the movie Ask and answer some comprehension question: What has he done this morning? What did he discover in palace? Did she meet the prime minister? Pre-teach th difficult words: electricity bill/can’t afford/bargain

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

Listen to CD and complete the chart Ask and answer general questions Ask and anwer comprehention question with more detail

Highlighting (4-6 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

Expand one example with more so many questions

Clarification (12-15 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

Match the phrases to items(meaning) Match the phrases to items(form)- positive/negative/question forms Teach the different sounds of _ed in regular verbs(pronunciation)

Controlled Practice (10-12 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Complete the exercises of page 134

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

Ask and answer the questions with a partner. page 176

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

Ask and answer the questions- page 16 part e

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