Kiarash Kermani Kiarash Kermani

Ready, steady, eat
Intermediate level


In this lesson students will be introduced to new vocabulary and grammar present simple and present continues in the context of kitchen related items, food, and ways to prepare meals.


Abc Handouts
Abc Few pictures

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of present simple and present continues
  • To provide clarification and practice of new vocabulary and phrases

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist and scan reading practice using a text about food and meal preparation and how read-made meals affect our daily lives and culture


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

Students will be asked to write down their morning routine following an example using present simple sentences ex: I wake early/I drink coffee, afterwards they will share their answers with the whole class.

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To introduce the students to the new grammar indirectly in the context of a game

In this part, students will play the game of 'Let's find who', in which they are given a question sheet each and are instructed to work as a group. They will ask the questions on the handout using present simple grammar.

Pre-Teach Vocabulary (5-10 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

-Students are shown pictures regarding the vocabulary used in the text. -Students are asked to look at the pictures and guess any relevant idea they could propose. -Students share their ideas as a whole class and the instructor tries to involve them by asking related questions regarding the pictures. -The instructor will elicit new vocabulary which will be used in the next stages of the lesson that will be given to them as a handout.

Pre-Reading (15-20 minutes) • Students will learn to work together, conversing using simple grammar and related vocabulary

Students will be given a copy of the lesson and will work as a group to do the tasks in their handouts using the new vocabulary and grammar they learnt while the instructor monitors and provides necessary information regarding each task. The instructor will follow with ICQs and CCQ's to confirm the understanding of students of the task at hand.

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