verb phrases, simple present, English File 3rd Edition, page 20
To provide clarification of language used for verb phrases regarding everyday routines and habits used in simple present tense in the context of opinions about Britain
To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of opinions about Britain
Procedure (41-54 minutes)
-The Teacher shows some photos of iconic London scenes -He creates pairs and groups and allows the Sts time to guess which city they are referring to. -He elicits the answer "London".
-The teacher asks Sts to do exercise 1 - The teacher asks the Sts to write the correct answers on the board -He pre-teaches the necessary words for the reading -He forms pairs and asks the Sts to write one opinion about Britain -The Sts read them aloud -He writes the four opinions in the book on the board and asks the Sts to find out if they are true or false according to the text. -He has a wc fb
-The teacher asks the Sts to look at the highlighted verbs and say some of them out loud. -He asks the Sts to find out why there are "s" at the end of some of them. -He elicits the answer. -There is whole class fb.
-The teacher hands out "guided discovery" and asks the Sts to do part 1. -The Sts do parts 2 and 3 later on. -The teacher hands out the answer key. -The teacher writes the model sentence on the board and and practices the stress pattern.
-The teacher uses the exercise of page 153 as the controlled practice. -The teacher creates two groups and plays board rush. -The teacher puts the pictures on the board and asks the Sts to write the correct verb next to the picture. -The group that finishes faster win, if they have the correct answers. -Then the Sts in each group write a few sentences on a piece of paper and swap with the other group and corrects any mistakes. -The teacher has to monitor closely.
-The teacher plays a game to facilitate the use of the TL. - The teacher creates pairs or groups where applicable. -He asks one in each pair to say two true sentences and one false one to the other. -The other St should guess which one is false and share it with the class. -The teacher monitors closely and writes some mistakes on the board for delayed error correction.