Upper intermediate level
To provide clarification and practice of perfect tenses (present, past and future) in the context of unusual and personal achievements
Provide precision when speaking in a conversation with a group of people.
To provide product writing at different grammar tenses to express future experiences or ideas.
Procedure (34-40 minutes)
T screen shares GSlides and elicit answers from Ss as an initial task: Ask Ss: What is the woman in the photo #1 doing? (She is talking to the kids). Ask Ss: Why do children have the same color of clothes? (They are probably in the school) Ask Ss: What do you think the woman's job is? (She’s a teacher or a principal) Ask Ss: Is the woman young or old? (Old) Ask Ss: Do you think she is an experienced teacher or a newbie? (experienced). Ask Ss: What is the woman in the photo #2 doing? (She is driving a car). Ask Ss: Can you tell me if she's wearing her seat belt? (No) Ask Ss: Do you think she is an experienced driver or is newbie? (We don’t know, probably unexperienced) Ask Ss: Do you think she is smiling for happiness or nervous? (We don’t know) Ask Ss: What is the man in the photo #3 doing? (He is with a remote control, probably watching TV). Ask Ss: Do you think he may be worried or calm watching TV? (He looks calm) Ask Ss: Do you think he likes to watch television? (Yes)
T shares a GForm link in the chatbox and ask Ss to listen the recording with the story of the 3 characters that were introduced in the previous activity. T advice Ss to pay attention in the grammar tenses of each story. Ss will answer individually the 3 questions related to the recording. ICQs: How long, in pairs or individually? T elicits answers from 2 Ss. T gives OCFB on the Ss answers explaining why. 1. Elsie Gamble has been a teacher for more than 75 years. 2. Git Kaur Rhandawa felt really happy because she had finally passed her driving test 3. By the time he's forty, James Hughes hopes he will have seen 20,000 films
T screen shares GSlides and explain the structures of the previous 3 sentences (TL perfect tenses). T shares a GForm link in the chatbox and give 3min to Ss individually answer the questions. ICQs: How long, in pairs or individually? T elicits answers from 2 Ss. T gives OCFB on the Ss answers explaining why. 1. An action that started in the pas and is still going on now / A general life experience or past event that occurred at an unspecified time, 2. Something is over and the effect that has on the present, 3. The speaker believes the action should have happened by now or that it will happen soon, 4. FOR and SINCE, 5. I could still eat there in the future, 6. Before, 7. He left, 8. Yes, 9. No 10. Would, 11. complete / specific time in the future, 12. before Friday, 13. Pronoun & will, 14. have & main verb T clarifies pronunciation of TL perfect tenses on GSlides. T underlines ask Ss to find the stress, marking and telling if short or long syllable. T shares a second GForm link in the chatbox and give 3min to Ss individually answer the questions. ICQs: How long, in pairs or individually? T elicits answers from 2 Ss. T gives OCFB on the Ss answers explaining why. 1. Main verb & object, 2. Pattern 1, 3. subject & auxiliary verb, 4. Pattern 1, 5. /ɪd/, /juːd/, /ʃed/, 6. main verb & object, 7. Pattern 1, 8. Main verb & object, 9. Not stressed
T shares a GSlide link in the chatbox and give 3min to Ss fill individually the blanks with their own experiences. T answers the first question as an example. Each Ss will write their answers on a different slide in GSlides. T monitors the answers. 1. I haven’t interested in travel since pandemic started in 2020 2. I haven’t been to the movies recently. 3. When I woke up this morning, my ___________ had already _____________. 4. I’d never ____________ until this year. 5. I hope I’ll have learnt to ______________ by the time I’m _________________. 6. I hope i’ll have ___________ by this time next year.
Ss will meet in pairs/groups to compare answers with their peers. Ss will be send to BORs for 5min. Ss will choose 1 sentence to share with WC. ICQs: How long, in pairs or individually? T monitors Ss for any errors and performs OCFB if necessary.