Mohamed Mohamed

Neighbors From Hell - Present Continuous
Elementary level


The name of the lesson is Neighbors from Hell. During the lesson, there will be tasks that require mainly grammar skills, specifically present continuous. There will be some listening and speaking as well.


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Main Aims

  • To provide practice of the present continuous in the context of living in apartments.

Subsidiary Aims

  • Listening


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

Discuss In pairs: Do you like your neighbors? why? or why not? have the question on the PowerPoint. MONITOR Then discuss some of the answers with them. Pre teach vocabulary: Argue: picture of husband and wife arguing. and use CCQ's to elicit what is happening in it. Bark: play a noise of the dog. Elicit from the students using CCQ's. Noisy: *Bang the table really loud* elicit and use CCQ's. Influence: *Show a picture of Mohamed Ramadan* and elicit from them using CCQ's

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

Vocabulary: 1.A They will read the questions first for thirty seconds, followed by reading the text for one minute and answering for two minutes. Let them check in pairs for 30 seconds, and then preview the box on the PowerPoint. 2.B show the sheet on PowerPoint and tell them to ask each person to ask me one question. hand out the sheet afterwards, and ask them to do it in pairs, followed by moving around and asking each other.

Highlighting (3-6 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

2.B Pass the sheet of paper and give them 30 secs to read. Play the recording and answer based on the listening. Demonstrate by answering the first question. Let them check in pairs, and then show them answer key on PowerPoint.

Clarification (4-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

2.A Look on the PowerPoint, and have 2 minutes to answer, pair work and then show them answer key PowerPoint.

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

2.C Write one on the board: The baby's crying. ask them what the negative? and write: The baby .......... crying then pass the sheet and give them 30 seconds to answer Let them check in pairs and show them the answer key now. Then demonstrate how to put it in the question form, is the baby crying? and let them answer the rest and show them in another color. Explain the three words in the box, explain the form, for each one eliciting by writing. Say what’s the grammar name for this. write them on the board. Eliciting questions : What’s the verb? Is it plural or singular? what is the grammar form of this? for ex. subject + elicit + ..... the baby’s crying subject + verb to be singular + verb + ing She's playing the violin. subject + verb to be (singular) + verb + ing + object They're having a party subject + verb to be (plural) + verb + ing + noun

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

2.F Now put the picture on the PowerPoint, and demonstrate how to do the activity as follows: Tell a student to ask me what is the person doing? and answer with: He's watching Football or TV. Now I will point at another ss, ask them what another person is doing.. and let them

Free Practice (5-7 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

Provide them with different questions and demonstrate by telling to ask you the questions, let them do it in pairs and then move around followed by delayed error correction and open class feedback.

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