Mohamad Nasani Mohamad Nasani

Beginner A1 level


In this lesson, sts will learn to make WH-QUESTIONS in the present simple. They will also practice YES/NO QUESTIONS with 'he,she and it', They will write questions with does about their best friends and tell their partners about him/her.


Abc students book
Abc A picture of my best friend
Abc handout

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of Present Simple (he,she,it): WH-questions/ questions and short answers in the context of his/her best friend in the present simple.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of his/her best friend.sts not only will be able to ask for information but to give information too. sts will form “wh” questions with the correct structure.


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

- I will reveal the picture of my best friend on the WB and let them ask me about him.

Exposure (7-6 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

- I will elicit my model questions from sts and write them on the WB.

Highlighting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

- I will focus on the MFP by highlighting the helping verbs and the main verbs.I will draw their attention to the order of the words.

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

- I will erase parts of the structure and let them complete it. - i will ask them to pronounce at each step. - I will focus on What /wət/ Where /we(ə)r/ When /wen/

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

- I will focus on do and does with he, she and it. - I will focus on the short answers of the short questions.

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

- I will reveal on chest the first handout and give them the instructions and an example. - In pairs, sts will write about their friends friend. - I will check and monitor, help for error correction and take notes. - I will check their answers as a WC, may be in a circle if time helps. - I will focus on the errors and drill the correct answer.

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

in groups, sts will practice speaking about their best friends. - I will monitor and help. - FB and error correction if needed.

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