Asal Asal

Present continuous
Elementary level


In this lesson students will get familiar with present continuous tense and talk about "what are people doing?"


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Main Aims

  • Grammer
  • Be(am/is/are) + verb + ing

Subsidiary Aims

  • Speaking for accuracy


Warmer/Lead_in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students, to introduce the topic of what people are doing

After greeting i will show them some pictures then ask them "where are the people?" Then i will ask them ""what are they doing?" Elicit sentences from the class az much az possible.

While Listening--presentation (4-6 minutes) • To make students more familiar with the main topic and explain it by talking about different actions

Now i do some actions then ask them what am i doing? Suddenly i change it to a game "Pantomime !" The students have to guess what am i doing? After that i write some of the answers on the board and start repetition with different examples and explain some grammatical points clearly.

Practice (5-7 minutes) • To review what they learn about present continuous and talk about it

They should make 3 positive and 3 negative sentences(present continuous) two by two then we check it together. Again write some examples on the board and students should repeat after me. Then i give them some worksheets after that we check the answers together and work on it.

Free practice/feedback (4-6 minutes) • Make sure ss can use present continuous well

Now we are gonna have a conversation .(sth like yes/no questions) And if they need more practice, I will give them a new worksheet ,we will work on it together.

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