Chuchelka Chuchelka

Present Simple for routines and habits
Elementary level


Abc TIP TOP English CAP textbook (Foucher)
Abc text handout
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Abc Board, markers

Main Aims

  • To provide specific information listening practice using a text about daily routine in the context of life of a body artist

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide review of time in the context of daily routines


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

T shows the picture of Kat V D. What is this girl's job? What do you think?

Pre-Reading/Listening (19-24 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

In teams, the students do the matching exercises. "Divide into two teams. One person from team one does the exercise, the rest of their teammates help. " T will ask SS ( How often do we do these things? monthly/weekly/daily?). T will ask SS ( what do we call things we do daily? SS will elicit the words (habits, routines). What Tense do we use to talk about preferences (what we like and what we don't like) ,daily routines and habits. T will write on the WB Present Simple for daily routines to visualize the main topic. Numbers listening exercise to revise time. (if necessary for your students) Track 63. Circle the time you hear. For example: ... do the first one together. Ex. 3 Match the time and the clock. For example: ....

While-Reading/Listening #1 (14-16 minutes) • To provide students with specific information listening tasks

Track 58. 1 Listen to Kate and tick the action you hear. T shows tick on the wb. For ex. T pauses the audio after the first action. Did you hear I get up or I get dressed? Play till the end. Check one by one in OC. 2 Listen the third time, ex. 2. Listen and write the time in full. 1 sentence do together. What's K Van D's job? A body artist. Check the answers. 3. What does AM- PM mean? Match.

While-Reading/Listening #2 (14-16 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

Track 59, ex.1 1. Listen and number the questions in order. For ex. 2. Listen and tick the time you hear.

Post-Reading/Listening (8-10 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the audio and expand on what they've learned

Write 4 sentences about K Van D's schedule in order. For ex.. She .......S up at 6 a.m. Circle S. Why do we have S here? Is it a man or a woman? Is it a he or a she? I, you, we, they +verb he/she +verb+S

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