Mahmoud Shafik Mahmoud Shafik

Teaching Practice 3
Elementary (A2) level


In this lesson, students will be intoduced to present simple negative and how to use it appropriately with (I/you/we/they) through controlled practice. Then they will write up their own negative statements through exercise. This will be followed by exercise on how to direct Yes/No questions to first person (I/you/we) and third person (they). Finally, there will be free practice at the end of the lesson as speaking activity to ask one another Yes/No questions with proper infinitives and write down their answers


Abc Help with Grammar
Abc Help with Grammar 2 Yes/No questions

Main Aims

  • Grammar: To teach Present Simple negative's form with first and third person (I/you/we/they) and have students practise Yes/No questions in the context of controlled and free pracrice; following MFP strategy

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide speaking free practice through the context of the lesson as a productive skill


Pre-grammar (Warmer) (4-8 minutes) • Introduce the meaning and presenting examples related to (present. simp negative)

T asks ss about some questions to let them express their opinions and ideas (in present simple) about their daily lives to activate schemata from the previous lessons and then sets students in a circle around him and model the lead in by passing a tennis ball to one of the students standing in the circle and says a negative statement about him/self "I don't........" and the students who has the ball pass it again to any of his peers and says different negative statments about him/herself e.g. "I don't play soccer at weekend" and so on. Feedback: students need to remember what everyone said and then use the 1st person 'you' and point out him or her and restate his/her negative statement. T could also mime out that he has no money, so h/she can elicit the form from students.

Grammar 1 (2-5 minutes) • To practise writing sentences in present simp. negative form

T will hand students over HOs of 5a exerise and model one sentence as an example in drawn table on the wb. Then ask ss to fill in the table individually the two given negative statements (form stage). Feedback: Ss peer check while teacher can monitor and keep eyes if someone mistakes the grammatical structure.

Grammar 2 (5-8 minutes) • To practise expressing their usual habits in (Present simp. Negative)

T gives Hos of the next exercise and asks students to make the negative forms of all the affirmative statemets they have in the exercise. Feedback: Ss check in pairs and the T discuss which sentence was true for them to enable personalisation.

Grammar 3 (6-10 minutes) • To introduce Yes/No questions and give short answers

With the same handout, T ask the students yes/no questions and then they have to ask him or her the same.T will model the answers Yes, I don't - No, I don't. and then will draw a five-columns table on the wb showing (auxiliary, subject, infinitive,-----, short answer). Afterward, ss need to divide the each sentence into words then match put every word in its category (parts of speech). T might drill the whole sentence Feedback: Ss will peer check their answers and then T elicits answers from wc

Post-grammar (7-10 minutes) • To give time for practicing speaking as a prductive skill

T gives Hos which are printed lists of incomplete yes/no questions to the whole class. Ss need to fill in the gap by picking the correct word (Aux or infinitive) from the wb and then ask their peers randomly these questions and write down their answers. The one with most written answers wins. Feedback: T needs to use ICQ after instructing this exercise

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