Frank Ameca Frank Ameca

Elementary level


In this lesson students will learn to use DON'T and DOESN'T to negate activities in the simple present.


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of simple present hegative form in the context of daily routines

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide product writing practice of a paragraph comparing two people's activities in the context of daily activities


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

- T greets ss - T will show a slide for ss to have an idea of the activity - Tell ss to say as many activities as they can. Activities at home and outside Instructions : Tell your partner activities you do at home and outside - Send ss to a BR for 1.5 min - T will elicit some activities. - T will tel his daily routine. OCFB T ask ss about their activities

Exposure (6-8 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

-T gives ss a link to a Google Form in which they have a text and an activity -Tell students to read the text and answer.the questions Instructions: Read the questions. Select an answer. Don't send the activity. 2 min - T ask ss to compare answers with a partner in a Breakroom for 1.5 min - T send ss to BR Instructions: Compare your answers with a partner. OCFB - T go over the asnwers to make ss aware of the activities and notice the TL

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

M - T will give ss a link to a Gform for them to discover the meaning of DON'T and DOESN'T. - T will ask students to select the sentences that best describe the picture. INSTRUCTIONS: look at the picture. Select the answer that best describe the picture OCFB T verify the answers are correct, F - T will show ss a Jamboard to elicit the form. For this T will ask some questions. See the sentence and tell me the order of the components. - SS will work together to come up with this: Subject + negative + verb + complement CCQ Can I move the position of the negative? No. - T shows one more Jamboard and ss have to categorize the subjects that use don’t or doesn’t - T tells ss to pay attention to two sentences. - T asks ss to tell what the difference is. - SS recognize that in negative form HE, she don’t use a verb with -s ending P T models the pronunciation of the phrases and elicits relevant features of pronunciation o O O o O I don't have a car - Ss notice the stress on the negative - SS tells ss where the stress is

Controlled Practice (6-8 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

- T shows ss a Gform, he explains what they need to do Instruction: Change from positive to negative form. Do not send the activity. You have 3 min - T tells ss to compare answers Instructions Compare answers with a partner for 1 min - T shows the answers OCFB T ask ss when they use don't and doesn't

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

- T will tell ss to write a paragraph comparing two people about what they do and what they don't. Instructions: Write a paragraph about you and one person. Write what you do and you don't. - SS compare their writings. For this T will send ss to Breakout rooms. Do this in trios, if ss are few, do this in couples. OCFB Ask ss, Share your writing with us.

DEC (2-4 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production

T will monitor and note down the common errors that the students made during pair / group works and correct these errors on a slide.

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