Grammar | Present Continuous/be going to for future; Vocabulary | time out; How to | talk about plans
Pre-intermediate B1 level
To provide clarification of Present continuous/ be going to in the context of Plans
To provide practice of Time out in the context of Cafe, market, bus, comedy show, shopping, dinner etc.
Procedure (45-59 minutes)
Match pictures with words. Give envelopes with pictures in them and papers with verbs written before hand to the students
Students work in pairs and take turns, they should ask and answer questions using the words and pictures used in matching game.
Students work in pairs. Look at the London photos and discuss. What can you do in London? Which of these places can you visit for free? SS listen to the first part of a radio programme and complete the notes.
Through the guided discovery explain " be going to" using calendar. Write on the board some examples of present continuous/ be going to. SS do some exercises
Watch some video about "be going to" Speaking a) SS make notes about their future plans. b) SS work in pairs and take turns. They should ask and answer questions about their future plans and add these notes to the table.
SS a) match prompts with pictures, look at the pictures b) make sentences with prompts, use the present continuous. d) put the verbs in brackets into the correct form of the present continuous or be going to.