Present Perfect +for and since
English File 2 ,page 76 and 77 / phobialist.com level
To provide clarification of Present Perfect +for and since in the context of reading and listening about phobias
To provide practice of language used for grammar in the context of using new vocabulary about phobias
Procedure (37-52 minutes)
-the teacher asks students to look at the pictures on page 76 and do exercise 1a in pairs and groups. -whilst the students agree on the answers in pairs,the teacher write the answers on the board. -the teacher asks students to check their final answers with the board.
-the teacher ask students to go to the listening part and asks them to cover exercise b in order to read just exercise a. -the teacher plays the track and at the end of the track the teacher asks sts to answer the question based on what they heard. -the teacher asks sts to take their hands away and read the exercise b.the teacher plays the track one more and asks sts to answer them. -the teacher hands out papers about different phobias and their original names. -the teacher reads the word, afterwards the teacher asks sts about their fears.
-the teacher asks sts to read the reading and fill the gaps and find four words related to phobias. -sts do the reading for themselves and check their answers with their partner. meanwhile, the teacher write a sample sentence on the board. -the teacher checks the answers and explain the word 'panic' for sts.
-the teacher draws attention to the sentence on the board and two other sentences in the reading which each reading starts with. -the teacher do CCQs about the tense of the verb. -then the teacher draws a timeline on the board and tries to explain the usage of 'for' and 'since'. -the teacher asks sts to do the grammar part and check the answers later on. -the teacher plays the pronunciations for sts and asks them to put the words in the right columns. -then the teacher plays the stress track and practice it with finger techniques.
-in this part teacher asks sts to write questions and answers from speaking part in grammar form. -the teacher makes pairs and groups and let the sts to asks their questions in pairs. -later the pairs ask their questions out loud and their partner should answer and they change roles.
-the teacher have some words in small papers on the table.the words are about fears. -the teacher gives time to sts to take a look at phobias with original names. -each sts come and pick one. -then the st should explain the fear by using the grammar form and things they can't do if they have the phobia. -the other sts should guess the name of the phobia. -each group guesses correctly is the winner.