Osman Osman

PRESENT TENSE
B1 level

Description

IN THIS LESSON, THE STUDENTS REVIEW THE PRESENT TENSE AND ADVERBS OF FREQUENCY THROUGH GUIDED DISCOVERY BASED AN A READING ADVERTISEMENT ABOUT A CAMCORDER.

Materials

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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice of present tense in the context of internet shopping

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist listening practice using a text about shopping problems
  • To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a conversation
  • To provide gist reading practice using a text about camcorder in the context of internet shopping

Procedure

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

T displays the image "Internet shopping". T: WHO ARE THESE PEOPLE? WHAT ARE THEY DOING?(THEY ARE SHOPPING ONLINE) HOW DO YOU PAY WHEN YOU SHOP ONLINE?(WITH A CREDIT CARD) WHAT INFORMATION DO YOU NEED TO FILL WHEN YOU PAY WITH A CREDIT CARD? (CARD HOLDER'S NAME, CARD NUMBER, DATE OF ISSUE, EXPIRY DATE, CARD SECURITY CODE OR CARD VERIFICATION NUMBER, IF YOU PAY WITH A DEBIT CARD OR A CREDIT CARD) WHERE DO YOU FIND CARD SECURITY NUMBER?(AT THE BACK OF THE CARD) WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A DEBIT CARD AND A CREDIT CARD: (WHEN YOU USE A DEBIT CARD, THE MONEY IS DEDUCTED FROM YOUR CURRENT ACCOUNT. WITH A CREDIT CARD, YOU BORROW MONEY FROM A CREDIT CARD COMPANY TO BE REPAID LATER.)

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

T: LOOK AT 1.1, PART 1 WRITE THE NOUNS UNDER THE CORRECT PICTURES DO IT ALONE ICQ: WHAT DO YOU DO? T: CHECK WITH YOUR PARTNER T reveals the key. T: LOOK AT PART 2 READ THE QUESTIONS AT THE BOTTOM 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 sentence: "This camcorder takes amazing full hd video. It has a special sensor for low light." T: WHAT ARE THE MAIN VERBS? DOES IT TAKE AMAZING FULL HD MOVIE NOW?(YES) WILL IT TAKE TOMORROW? DID IT TAKE YESTERDAY?(YES)

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

T: IT HAS A SPECIAL SENSOR FOR LOW LIGHT. DO WE TALK ABOUT A FACT?(YES) WHICH TENSE DO WE USE FOR FACTS AN GENERAL THINGS?(SIMPLE PRESENT) T writes "Simple Present Tense" T writes "Use Present simple tense" T; WHEN DO WE USE SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE? 1) to talk about facts and things that are always true. Ex: Water boils at 100 degrees celcius. 2) to talk about permanent situations Ex: I live in Istanbul 3) to talk about hobbies, routines, habits Ex: I like shopping 4) to talk about scheduled events in future Ex: Trains leaves at 6 o'clock tonight. 5) to talk about now with non continuous verbs Ex: I want an iphone T: WHICH TIME EXPRESSIONS DO WE USE IN SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE? T writes "Time expressions used" once a week/month/year twice a day/ week/month/year three, four,…times a day/week/month/year every morning/afternoon/evening/night/Monday, Tuesday,…./week/month/year in the morning/afternoon/evening on Mondays, Tuesdays…… at weekends, all the time T; WHERE DO WE PUT THESE IN A SENTENCE? AT THE BEGINNING? BEFORE THE VERB? AT THE END OF THE SENTENCE? T: DO WE USE THE ADVERBS OF FREQUENCY IN SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE? WHAT ARE THEY? T writes "adverbs of frequency" always, often, frequently, regularly, usually, sometimes, hardly ever, rarely only, never, ever, still, just T; WHERE DO WE PUT THESE IN A SENTENCE? AT THE BEGINNING? BEFORE THE VERB? AT THE END OF THE SENTENCE?(WITH TO BE, AFTER THE VERB TO BE, WITH THE REST BEFORE THE MAIN VERB) T writes on the board "I shop online all the time." T writes the (+), (-), (?) sententces, short answers. T writes the form: (+) subject + main verb (+) subject + main verb + s/es – for third person (-) subject + don’t + main verb in base form (-) subject + doesn’t + main verb in base form – for third person (?) Do/Does + subject + main verb in base form

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

T gives the handout "Unit 7" T: LOOK AT 7.2 PUT THE WORDS IN THE RIGHT ORDER AND MAKE QUESTIONS SENTENCES DO IT ALONE ICQ: WHAT DO YOU DORTNER? 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: LOOK AT 7.3 USE THESE VERBS ANDCOMPLETE THE SENTENCES DO IT ALONE ICQ: WHAT DO YOU DORTNER? 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: LOOK AT PART 3 TALK TO YOUR PARTNER ABOUT ONLINE SHOPPING HABITS ASK THESE QUESTIONS TO YOUR PARTNER WRITE YOUR PARTNER'S ANSWERS WORK IN PAIRS ICQ: WHAT DO YOU DO? T monitors and notes the errors. T writes the errors on the board for correction

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