Ludwig Ludwig

TP8 Grammar - Present Perfect
Elementary level


Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of present perfect and contrast it with simple past tense in the context of conversations on travel and life experiences

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation on travel and life experiences using present perfect TL


Lead-in (4-4 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students in discussing travel and places they have been

- T share screen with TP8 Lead-In GoogleSlide. - T asks "What do you see in the pictures?" [Plaza de Socalo/South America/Russia] - T asks "[Student] have you been to Plaza de Socalo?" [yes/no] If confused then rephrase and say "Did you go to Plaza Socalo one time?" [yes/no] - T asks similar Qs to a few other students - If these places are unfamiliar or there is lots of silence then say elicit response by saying "[Student A] where do you go on vacation"?" [Place X] - "[Student B] have you been to Place X?" [yes/no]

Text Work (Gist) (7-7 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

- T shares TP 8 Text GoogleDoc and sets gist tasks - "Read the text quickly and choose the best title." "You have 2 MIN" - Copy link into chat and confirm that Ss can open it - OCFB - elicit answer from student

MAFP and Guided Discovery (12-12 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

- T shares TP 8 Text GoogleDoc and sets guided discovery task - Show students that you click "Next" to get to task - T says "Read the sentences and tell me WHEN they happened? - T says "Let's do #1 together" - "Work in breakout groups with your partner. You have X Min" - Open breakout groups - Monitor - OCFB - elicit answers from students - T shares screen and opens TP8 MFPA Student Version and clarifies meaning on timelines - Elicits form from students - Elicit some verbs from students and type the PP pointing out -ed and irregular forms - Slide #2 - elicit the negative form with "NOT" and contracted form 'haven't' - elicit Question form and short answers - Appropriacy - point out that contracted forms are for speaking or informal but non-contracted forms are formal/written/academic - Slide #3 Pronunciation - Say "I want you to listen to me VERY carefully. What words are stressed?" - Model and move stress circles to words with stress - Then choral drill and individual if necessary - Say "Listen to this." "have you", "have you" "What do you notice?" Elicit connected speech. Then choral and individual drilling

Controlled Practice (8-8 minutes) • To get Ss to practice the target language in a controlled exercise (focus is accuracy)

-T shares screen with TP8 Controlled Practice and sets task - Says "Read the sentences and fill in the blanks". "You will work with your partner in breakout groups" "You have 3 MIN" - ICQ "Is this an individual or Group exercise?" [group] - Open Breakout groups - Monitor - OCFB - elicit responses

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

- T shares TP Freer Practice Screen - Says "OK. Listen carefully." "I want you to have a conversation" "Ask your partner "Have you ever ..." questions" "You have 5 MIN" - T models this with one student "[Mary] have you eaten Chinese food?" [Yes, I have/No, I haven't] Oh, what have you eaten [chow mein or egg rolls, etcI or Have you? - ICQ is this a Writing or Speaking activity? [Speaking] - Open Breakout Groups - Monitor - OCFB and DEC

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