Teaching Practice 1
To review and practice the use of the present continuous to talk about things happening now and around now in the context of wedding
To give students semi-controlled speaking practice to develop their spoken accuracy
Procedure (40-50 minutes)
By miming and using students activities unconsciously I might ask some of students to come on the board and act something out.
I start with a game by dividing them into 4 groups. Each group has a piece of paper including 2 jumbled sentences. They need to put the words in the correct order and then come to the WB and write them. After that I get their attention to the difference of present continuous and simple present.
In this part I elicit what the tenses are and what the difference in meaning is between present continuous and present simple and I try to get them tell me some sentences with state verbs. Giving them a hand-out to check the grammar of the sentences
I ask them to do the Ex. 2 on page 39 in pairs and then get the whole class feedback to check their answers.
Using flashcards and pictures, elicit and drill words 'knife' , 'balloon' , 'suit' , 'bow-tie'
Asking them to look at the picture and make 5 questions in present continuous In order to make sure they are in the right track, I make an example myself to create a good model. They work in pairs and then I switch the partners to check their answers. Finally I get the feedback.
Getting students to work in small groups and do the activity 'Did you know?' on page 39.