Grammar / present simple and present simple continuous
By the end of the lesson, ss will have practiced the present simple tense and the present continuous tense in the context of tourist attraction in London.
To practice listening for gist in the context of tourist attraction in London..
Procedure (34-45 minutes)
1. Ask Ss: 'What's the capital of the United Kingdom?' 'Tell me two things about London.' 2. Display pictures of four top tourist attractions in London. Write their names randomly. Ask ss to match the names with their pictures. 3. Show the answer key on the PPT.
1. Before the listening track, some words are explained by eliciting from pictures. (a guidebook- a flag - a ship) 2. Set the listening track: You’re going to listen to two tourists in London, Ivan and Eva. They saw four tourist attractions. While listening to it, put the verbs in brackets into the present continuous or the present simple and they should use contractions . 3. Play a small part of the listening track to demo the first one. 4. let the ss do the rest alone while listening to the track. 5. Pause after each dialogue to give ss time to write. 6. Ss Check their answers in pairs in the breakout rooms. 7. Listen again. 8. Teacher provides the answer key on the PPT and allows ss to check for themselves. ICQ: Are you going to write all of the verbs in the present simple? (No)
1. Choose two examples from the text to clarify them (The flag's flying./ It opens in twenty minutes.) 2. Elicit that the present continuous is for what's happening now, and the present simple for what always or usually happens. 3. Pronunciation: Modelling and drilling. Use backchaining. 4. Write these two sentences on the screen and elicit their form.(Each sentence will be on a different slide.) ICQ Are all the verbs in the present simple tense? (No)
1. Ask ss to work in pairs. They put the verbs in brackets in the present simple or continuous. 2. Demo the first one. 3. Send them to breakout rooms.(4 minutes) 4. Monitor 5. Provide the answer key on the PPT
1. Divide the ss into A and B. 2. Display picture A, and ask A students to take a screenshot. 3. Display picture B, and ask B students to take a screenshot. 4. Explain the activity. Ss describe their pictures in pairs (A &B) and find ten differences. 5. Demonstrate how to find the differences by playing the parts of both A and B, e.g. A 'In my picture, there's a man and a woman. They're running'. B ' In my picture, there's a man and a woman. They're not running.' 6. Demo with ss. Ask one of ss A to describe something in picture A to one of ss B. Ask the same s B to say whether the same thing is in his/her picture or not. 7. Send the ss into the breakout rooms. Each breakout room should have student A and student B. 8. Monitor unobtrusively and collect errors. Errors concerning the form and the pronunciation of the present simple tense and the present continuous tense. 9. Stop the activity and ask ss this question ' How many differences have you got?' 10. Listen to their answers for a minute. 11. Write sentences on the screen. Some of them are right, and some are wrong. Elicit and correct their errors.