Pre-Intermediate, adults, B1 online level
To provide clarification of the Present Perfect with Ever/Never in the context of personal experiences
For learners practice accuracy in a the Present Perfect with Ever/Never in the context of personal experiences
Procedure (45-45 minutes)
Ss are given a simple matching exercise with 3 definitions including the word 'conference' which will be used in the context of the lesson. T gives them 1 minute to think and then discuss the answers together. Ss answer only by raising their hands through a software.
Ss read and listen to the dialogue between two people related to their previous experiences. They need to find which tenses were used. T's role is to provide clear instructions, play the recording and check answers.
Teacher elicits the structure of Present Perfect (Affirmative, Negative, Interrogative), its meaning, usage and pronunciation of 'never' and 'ever'. Ss discover the target language through past experiences, peers and predictions. T projects the next slide with two examples Present Perfect and Simple Past. Ss answer CCQs.
T sends Ss into Breakout room. Ss work in pairs and correct 8 sentences from the course book exercise. T monitors the process visiting every room. They check answers through a whole class activity.
Ss look at the slide with different action verbs. T elicits and demonstrates their form in the target language. T asks them to practice interrogative questions and short answers with each other. They need to make up and add one extra sentence. T checks their production through asking questions about their partners.