Khaled Alsomali Khaled Alsomali

Present Simple questions (Jobs and work)
Elementary level


In this lesson, students learn about present simple questions related to jobs.


Abc English File - Elementary

Main Aims

  • To learn how to construct a Present Simple question.
  • To learn about both second and third person singular, (Do you…? Does he…?).

Subsidiary Aims

  • To learn new words related to Jobs


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

instructor asks students what do you do everyday?

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • Sts begin by reading an interview

First, Sts try to guess a man’s job, and then his wife’s job Second, instructor plays the recording (3.8)

Highlighting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to both second and third person singular.

(Do you…? Does he…?).

Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning

Elicit the difference between job and work (job is a noun; work is a verb)

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To learn vocabulary about Jobs

Sts learn the vocabulary for common jobs, and how to say what they do.

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • Pair work

Sts practise by asking each other present simple questions about imaginary jobs,

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