Time phrases (with present perfect simple)
To provide clarification and practice of time phrases with present perfect/past simple in the context of stress
To provide fluency speaking practice in a discussion in the context of dealing with stress
Procedure (43-55 minutes)
T shows Slide 1 again & reminds ss of the topic of the lesson by asking "Have you felt stressed out recently? What for and Why?" (Write this on the board if need be) Ss discuss in pairs. Get brief f/b.
See lesson on "Stress - B1 Level" for details
Show Slide 7 with sample sentences on the board. Ss compare the differences. Use CCQs to make the differences clear.
See exercises 1, 2, 4 on p.99 in Straightforward SB Pre-Intermediate.
See exercises 5 on p.99 in Straightforward SB Pre-Intermediate.
See exercises 4 on p.99 in Straightforward SB Pre-Intermediate. The student discuss this in groups of 3/4. Prompt them to talk about their "recent experiences" & use the "time phrases"