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Elementary level


In this lessons, students will learn about the 3rd Person Singular form adding the -s in the present simple tense.My approach will be guided discovery.We will also look into pronunciation of different present simple endings.At the end we will do some practice and production by using a writing exercise.


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Main Aims

  • To teach the use of present simple refering to routine actions.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To practice pronunciation by using different present simple endings in the 3rd person singular


Reading and underlining (2-4 minutes) • To realize the difference between the 3rd and 1st person singular

I will tell the students to compare the two texts and underline the pronouns and verbs.

Guided Discovery (4-6 minutes) • To elicit the present simple 3rd person singular form

I will ask the students two questions: What is the difference between these two texts and who is talking?After that I will instruct them to compare the verbs of the two texts in pairwork.

Guided Discovery second part (10-12 minutes) • Elicit 3rd person singular form

I will write the answers on the board and analyze together with the students the structure of the 3rd person singular.

Production (5-7 minutes) • To check their understanding of the rules

The will do the exercise 6 on page 139 then compare with the partner.After that we will check the answers together and will ask them about the irregular forms on the 3rd person singular.

Guided Discovery (5-8 minutes) • To elicit the irregular 3rd person singular forms

I will wright the irregular forms on the board and ask the students how to form irregular verbs.

Pronunciation of 3rd person singular endings (3-4 minutes) • To clarify the differences in pronunciation

We will do pronunciation exercises one and two together.I will dictate the words and students should tell which column they belong to.

Production part 2 (5-10 minutes) • To use the 3rd person singular form

I will tell the students to work in pairs and to guess what their partner does every day.I will demonstrate it with a student if I realize that the students haven't understood the task. They should wright it down and then check with their partners if they were right or wrong. If there is time, I will tell them to regroup.

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