Betsy Eckman Betsy Eckman

Beginner level


In this lesson Ss learn about present simple (he, she, it) through reading texts, learning to ask questions and give short answers about daily routines.


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Main Aims

  • To provide review and practice of present simple (he, she, it): questions and short answers in the context of daily routines

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide detailed reading practice using a text about daily routines


Warmer/Lead-in (4-6 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Explain to Ss how to play "Who Am I" Give an example: "I work at ITI. My favorite time of day is in the afternoon. My childhoods days were spent in South Africa. Who Am I?" Ss play "Who Am I". One S reads the "Who Am I" description of the characters from the listening story. The other students in the group guess who it is!

Exposure (6-8 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a listening script about daily routines.

Ss read the listening script and underline the questions. FB: Ss check answers in PW Ss recheck answers on the board.

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

Ss look at example sentences on the board (PP). WH QUESTIONS: (in table) Where does she shop on Mondays? What do they watch at the cinema? Give Ss a handout with 2 tables (4a;4b; also 6a sentences including Yes or No questions.) Complete the tables. Work in pairs. FB: PW to check the answers with those on the board (PP). 4B

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

S WB p.20

Free Practice (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

Ex 8

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