Review of tenses, simple past , present perfect, present perfect continous
For students to review and practice past simple ,present perfect simple and continuous in the context of Famous people's lives.
For students to practice speaking about their favorite famous person's life using right tenses.
Procedure (37-57 minutes)
T shows two photos to Ss about two famous footballers from Argentina asks Ss to think about them Ss are given 3 minutes to tell each other what they know about the them.
T shows Ss some sentences and asks them to find out who the sentences refer to individually. T asks Ss to check the answers in pairs or groups. Answers are checked in the class and Ss are asked to read the sentences and replace the pronouns with the correct name. T asks students to read the sentences With correct stress.
T asks students to put the Ss in two columns present perfect and simple past. T asks some CCQs on the different uses of the two tenses.
T gives Ss some gap-filling sentences to practice Simple past and present perfect. Ss do the task individually and then check with partners.
T shows Ss some pictures in which T tries to focus on the differences btw present perfect simple and present perfect continuous . T elicits from Ss the reasons behind these differences.
T asks Ss to underline the correct words. T checks the answers with the Ss and asks some CCQs.
T asks Ss to choose a famous person and tell their partner(s) about his/her life Ss need to talk about things he or she did, has done , has been doing.
T gives Ss a short text. Ss have to read and find incorrect continuous verbs. T asks a S to read the sentences with the correct form of the verbs. T gives Ss a WS to match the sentences halves. Ss do them individually and check with partners.