Isabel del Toro Isabel del Toro





Abc Face2face: Pre-Intermediate Student's Book
Abc Google Forms

Main Aims

  • To introduce and practice Present Perfect with for and since in the context of describing your home and work

Subsidiary Aims

  • Listening for gist
  • Practice speaking


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

T will ask students to answer the following questions: 1. Tell us about (describe) your home. 2. Do you like living there? Why?/Why not?

Exposure (3-5 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

T will show students the listening for gist questions. T will play the audio once (1:39min) Ss will answer the following CCQs (via Google Forms): 1. Does Angus live in Glasgow now? 2. What does he do for a living? 3. Where were Meg and Larry living when they first met? 4. How long have they been married? 5. Who worked in a restaurant, Meg or Larry?

Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

T will clarify TL using a timeline, showing the grammatical breakdown of positive and interrogative forms and providing examples from the text. T will ask students to fill the gaps to check understanding: We use the_____________ to talk about something that started and finished in the past.*simple past We use the_____________ to talk about something that started in the past and continues in the present.*present perfect. We use__________with a period of time (how long). *for We use__________with a point in time (when something started).*since. Examples to cover pronunciation: I lived in Glasgow for eight years. /ˈɡlɑːz.ɡəʊ/ Emphasis on lived, Glasgow, eight, and years. I’ve lived in a lighthouse since 2005. /ˈlaɪt.haʊs/ Emphasis on lived, lighthouse, six, since, and years. We’ve been married for twelve years. Emphasis on married, twelve, and years. We’ve lived in our motorhome since 2008. /məʊ.tə ˌhəʊm/ Emphasis on lived, motorhome, since.

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

T will ask students to complete the following exercise via (Google Forms) Choose the correct verb forms in these sentences and decide if you should use since or for. Then complete the sentences with your information. 1 I lived/’ve lived in my home since/for___________. 2 When I was a child I lived/’ve lived in___________. 3 I was/’ve been in this town or city since/for__________. 4 I was/'ve been in this English class since/for____________. 5 I started/’ve started learning English_____________ ago. Ss will share and compare their answers in pairs via private chat. T will provide FB in an OCD.

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language.

T will ask students to ask each other questions using the following prompts 1. Where do you work/study? 2. How long _____ you ______ there? (work/study) 3. Where _______ you _______ before that (work/study) 4. What's the name of one of your coworkers? 5. How long______ you_______ them? (know) 6. When_____ you last______ them? (meet)

Feedback (3-5 minutes) • To provide learners with feedback on the completion of the tasks and language.

After FP T will ask students to comment on what they discussed. T will do DEC

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