Grammar, Present Continuous
Elementary (Big English 2) level
To provide clarification of Present Continuous in the context of Activities that people are doing at the moment.
To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice by talking about things happening around them.
Procedure (34-49 minutes)
Wanting students to look at the pictures and asking what each person is doing in the pictures at the moment they are answering the questions. Eliciting their background knowledge and paying attention to students' answers to find the correct ones.
Write the right answers to the previous exercise on the board. Wanting students to stick the pictures next to the right sentences and retell the questions and answers.
Students watch the video to review the grammar and have a short break while watching it.
Asking students to think about things that are happening right now outside the class. Writing students' sentences on the board and correcting their mistakes with class.
Diving students into 2 groups and giving the folded papers to one of the first group members. the student should mime the action that has been written on paper, and his/her groupmates should guess the action, but they have to make a complete and correct sentence. For example, he is sleeping.
The handouts are given to students to check their understanding of grammar and correcting their mistakes in class.