Copy of Present Simple Tense (+)
To review and practise the present simple tense (+) in the context of personal information
To provide focus on pronunciation of the -s endings
To give students controlled speaking practice to develop spoken accuracy.
Procedure (44-62 minutes)
My daily routine in the context of Present Simple Tense: -Talk about what I do every day in an order eg. I wake up at 6.30 am/ I have a shower/ I have breakfast/ I brush my teeth/ I put on my clothes/ I leave my house at 7.30/ I walk to the metrobus stop etc.. - Ask students to speak to their partners about their daily routine and let some of them talk about their partners' routine.
-Write some of the students' sentences from their profiles which they have written in the previous lesson and get them find the verb. Give a sample sentence and point out the verb first and let them continue. -Elicit the form of present simple with I,you,we,they,he,she,it.
Students do ex.4 p.21 and check in pairs -Give sts instructions for the exercise and let them do it individually before allowing them to check the answers with their partners -Listen 1.25 to check correct answers with the WC
-Students highlight when to add -s to the verb through ex.4 in p21. -Practice saying the example sentences. Focus on the pronunciation of the -s ending: e.g. the /s/ sound in /spi:ks/ and the /z/ sound in /livz/,/steiz/..
-Draw a table on the board to show the rules of the Present Simple Tense. -Point out that after he,she,it, we add -s to the verb. eg. I live in Istanbul / She lives in Istanbul -Also point out that after he,she it, have becomes has eg. I have breakfast / She has breakfast
-Students do ex.5 p.21 and check in pairs. -Check the answer with the WC
-Sts practice more by doing the exercise on page 134 -They work individually first and check their answers with their partners -Check the answers with the whole class
-Get sts to work in small groups -Give each group the daily routine flash cards -Allow them to make sentences in their group according to the nouns of the pictures
- Write some of the mistakes sts made during their free practice - Elicit the correct answers from the sts