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Elementary A2 level


In this lesson, ss learn/revise and practice the present simple 3rd person forms in the context of daily routines. The lesson starts with a grammar review in the context of daily routune. This is followed by new vocabulary about jobs and l:stening practice. Finally there are speaking practice and some controlled practice via game.


Abc Grammar | 8A Complete the rule. B) Listen and underline the stressed words.
Abc Speaking | 11 Work in groups. S1 choose a job from the pic., S2 ask questions to find the job.
Abc Listening and Speaking | Listen to a radio programme
Abc Worksheet - Working 9-5?
Abc Worksheet - A good job?
Abc 1A) Match the phrases in the box with photos A-I B) Complete the questions.
Abc Grammar | 5C) Listen and write verbs in the correct sound group D) Listen to other verbs and write
Abc Listening | Jobs, listening 1,2,3
Abc Writing | 2A) and B) Complete the sentences with and, but and or.C) Pair work
Abc Practice | 6A Complete the text. Use a verb in the positive or negative form.
Abc Game | Match the words and pictures
Abc 7A Pair work. Write 4 true and 2 false sentences about your partner

Main Aims

  • To provide review, practice and clarification of Present Simple: he/she/it in the context of Daily routines

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of Jobs in the context of professions


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

Revision of activities and the present simple Before class, prepare a "Find someone who .. ". worksheet with ten questions. Use verbs from lesson 2. I, e.g. Do you watch DVDs? They mingle and ask/answer the questions. If Ss answer Yes, the interviewer writes their name. He/She then moves on to another person until all the questions are answered, or a time limit of 5 mins is reached.

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

VOCABULARY daily routines 1A) Use the photos/your own pictures to teach and drill the verb phrases. B) You may need to check the meaning of early and late; wake up and get up and the form of Wh- questions in the exercise. C) Ss will need to answer with clock times for questions 3, 4 and 6.

Highlighting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

WRITING and, but and or 2A) Build on the sentences in feedback. Elicit/Drill more examples using prompts, e.g. cereal, toast. Ss say I have cereal or toast for breakfast but I don't like it very much. B) Do some examples with Ss first, e.g. In the week, I get up early and go running / but I don't have breakfast. In the week, I don't get up late /go to bed late.

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

GRAMMAR present simple: he/she/it Revise 1st and 2nd forms of the pronouns in the present simple, then explain the 3rd form. 5C) Ss listen to the verbs and write them in the correct group according to the sound of the ending. In feedback, drill the pronunciation of the three verbs. D) Ss listen to the other verbs and write them in the correct group PRACTICE 6A Ss look at the photo and make predictions about Sian Williams's life before they read the text. B) Teach/Check new vocabulary, e.g. live on air, prepares for, next day's show. 7A) Pair-work For this activity, pair Ss with partners they know well. 8A Write the sentences on the board with gaps for does and the verb. Elicit and underline the question forms. Ss then copy them down. B Use the sentences on the board. Ss listen and tell you which words to stress.

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

Teach jobs using pictures. Listening and Speaking Ss listen to a radio programme called Guess my job, and underline the ten questions they ask. Ss play game match the words and pictures

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

Ss match each job with a picture and compare answers with a partner. Listening 1) Ss listen and find the jobs. Listening 2) task 1 and 2 Ss listen to people talking about their work, check the correct information about each person. Then ss listen again and match the people with the information.

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

Worksheet - Working 9-5? Each ss get a different card, then they fill the gaps and try to find the job of a person. Speaking Work in groups. Ss choose a person from the photo bank, the other student ask ten questions to find the job. Worksheet - A good job? Ss get 4-5 cards, match them to the given information.

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