mahmoud mahmoud

Mahmoud's lesson (Grammar)
intermediate level


in this lesson Ss are going to learn about the present simple


Abc Handout , Board, Markers
Abc New Cutting Edge Intermediate, hand out, Workbook page 28

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of Present simpe

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide product writing practice of a few sentences about your daily life using present simple in them


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

write an example of present simple tense on the board and give SS time to read the text again and find three more examples from the text

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

Students complete the gaps individually then check in pairs . During feedback , make sure students use the contracted form of don't

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

T asks SS to read study 1 on page 142 for more detailed explanation of the present simple : positive and negative ( I, You, We , They)

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

Practice 1: ask SS to complete the sentences and more information to make true for them. T completes the first couple as example. Give SS a few minutes to complete the other sentences.

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

t asks SS to work in pairs to complete the gaps from 1-5 with the words in the box then check the answers in pairs. T gives his feedback.

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

T asks look at practice 2a and write six sentences about them using the ideas in the box. T asks to work in pairs and compare their answers. T asks to find things they have in common

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