Sana Sana

present simple
Elementary level

Materials

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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of Present simple in the context of Things I love about the US

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a discussion in the context of American life

Procedure

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

Greeting : T : Hi guys - What's up ? - Ali how was your weekend / - Sina , how was you exam at school ? - Farzad , how are you today ? - T : guys , are you good at geography ? - let's try . - look at this pic , guess where is here ? - It has 7 letters . - It is a big country . - It starts with A . - It is famous for McDonald's , LFC , Burger King ... yes that is America - who can name some American cities ? - what are American people like ?

Exposure (2-3 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

T : Take a look to this text . - what is it about ? -Do they eat fast food a lot ? - Sam , what was it about ? - Amir , Do Americans eat fast food a lot ? -

Highlighting (6-8 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

- look at these 2 sentences . - in first sentence we have eat / in second we have eats . T : I put u in pair randomly . - look all highlighted verbs in the text , with your partner guess the difference between eat and eats . and find another example . in 3 mins . - ICQ : - do u guess the difference or google it ? - individually or in pairs ? - do u find another example ? - how much time do u have ? - After 3 mins , T : Share your ideas with another pair . - Sina , Ali , Sam , Amir = G1 - Farzad , Keyvan , Omid , Pedram = G2 - Omid , when do we say eat , and when eats ? - guys , is it related to she and they ?

Clarification (12-15 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

T : look at these sentences - In present, For some subjects we need S . CCQs : - look at these example and answer me . - Pedram , is it about past or present ? - Sam , which subjects get S ? _ She / He / IT get S . - Omid, do we add S for past tenses ? - I live in Tehran . guys how about she ? - she live in Tehran or she lives in Tehran ? Have / Has and Do/Does review : -T : take a look at this slide . -T : Ali , I have a dog . now He have a dog or he has a dog ? - Pedram , We have a car . now - My sister has a car or my sister have a car ? - Farzad , They do sport . say it with He He do sport or he does sport ? -T : now, I do not work on weekend. or I can say I don't work on weekend . - Do I work on weekend ? so this is negative . - I say positive u say negative ok ? - I say i drink coffee , u say , I don't drink coffee . - Now , Amir , I eat fast food ..... - Keyvan , We sleep late .... - Sam , They run fast .... - now tell me - She speaks slowly . -She don't or doesn't ? -speak or speaks ? - does never come with S . Doesn't speak / doesn't run / walk / cry ... - Omid , She buys expensive things ..... - Pedram , He takes a photo ..... - guys , how do u add S to this verb . - I watch t.v . She wa...?? - do u remember we said i have 1 box / I have 2 boxes . - so i watch t.v , she watches t,v . - please repeat , she watches t,v . - He washes his hands . - She chooses a good movie . - For some verbs we need to add ES . - can u guess which verbs ? - the verbs which finish with , S , Ch , Sh ,X ,O .. - T : look at this slide . some spelling points .

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

T : you have 2 mins to circle correct words individually . - After 2 mins , I put u in pairs randomly , check your answers with your partner. - check your answers with this answer key . - now complete these sentences . individually in 2 mins . - check your answers with your partner . - Omid , read the first sentence .......

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

- T , in 3 mins make new sentences , individually . - After 3 mins , guys please check your answers with your partner . - T asks some Ss to read their sentences .

Free Practice (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

T : read the text and find 4 facts about Americans' lifestyle . write 2 positive and 2 negative sentences . individually in 5 mins . ICQs : - how many facts will u find ? - how many positive ? how many negative ? - individually or in pair ? - how much time do u have ? After 5 mins T : Sina , read one of your positive sentences . T : Ali , read one of your negative sentences. .................. T : I put u in new pairs . - Imagine one of u in pair is American . Make a conversation , ask and answer about each others' lifestyle . - T will play a role to help students understand . After that conversation . -T : Farzad , does your American friend eat fast food a lot ? - Keyvan , is your American friend loud ?

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