Anastasia Anastasia

Cieden - [7.08]
Upper-Intermediate level


Listening and Present Tenses


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Main Aims

  • To provide review and practice of Present Tenses

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide with speaking for fluency


Warmer (10-15 minutes) • To introduce ourselves to one another and develop rapport

Show the video and ask to remember how many years I have been teaching and 3 facts about me. Then students have to tell 3 facts about themselves (in pairs), one of them should be untrue. They have to remember info about each other and tell it to the class. The class has to guess which is false.

Lead-in (6-8 minutes) • To generate Ss interest in the topic

Pick 2 things and tell about myself. Ss read A-F individually and write 1 thing (3 min). Ss discuss them in pairs (3 min). OC nominating (2 min)

Pre-teach vocab (5-7 minutes) • To eliminate blocking vocabulary

Elicit the meaning from the Ss. Nasty, fall out, pond, coincidence.

Listening #1 for gist (5-7 minutes) • To provide Ss with listening for gist task

Ss listen and match speakers with the items. Ss check in pairs. OC - write answers on the board with 2 wrong answers.

Listening #2 (7-10 minutes) • To provide Ss with listening for specific information task

Ss listen and say what exactly was said about the items from the box. Check in pairs. OC.

Listening #3 (5-7 minutes) • Provide Ss with listening for specific information, introduce grammar

Ss listen and fill in the gaps. Check in pairs. OC.

Test #1 (10-15 minutes) • To check Ss knowledge of the TL

Ss match the tenses with their forms in pairs. OC. Ss match the use of tenses with the tenses in pairs. OC.

Teach (8-11 minutes) • To clarify the TL

Monitor the pair work. Ask to circle the rules that are unclear. Clarify the difficult parts.

Test #2 (8-10 minutes) • To provide Ss with practice at TL

Ss do ex. individually, check in pairs. OC.

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