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Changing lives- Grammar
intermediate level


Abc Latham-Koenig, C., Oxenden, C. et al (2013) English File Intermediate 3rd Ed. TsBk Oxford
Abc Latham-Koenig, C. & Oxenden, C. (2013) English File Intermediate 3rd Ed. SsBk Oxford

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of the past perfect continous and past perfect simple with for and since for talking about ongoing actions and situations in the context of The story on Adelante Africa

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a conversation about contemporary habits


Warmer/Lead-in (2-4 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T asks SS 'Who is Jane?' 'What was Adelante Africa' W/c discussion.

Highlighting (5-8 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

T asks Ss 'Match the answers with questions' ex. a decide in groups.T monitors and checks when a group finished, checks their answers. T asks a representative to write the correct answer on the board. Ss write complete answers on the board. W/c FB.

Clarification (9-12 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

Gs discuss Ex. b. Time limit. W/c FB. T gives a paper to every Ss. 'Try to draw the timeline of these 3 sentences' T draws the correct timeline. FB on timelines. (FoM I) T elicits the form. CCQ. (FoM II) T elicits diff between for and since. T wipes off the w/b. Drill the PPP sentence. .

Controlled Practice (12-15 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

'Correct the mistakes individually.' Only do ex. a. Set time limit. T asks Ss to 'work in your groups and check together' in ex. p135. Elicit ambassador. Ambassador goes to the other groups and check with the other group. Goes back and elicit for FB.

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

T demos speaking ex on w/b. 'write in your circles.' Set time limit. Ss complete their circles. Ss do the task. monitor. FB/ Correction.

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