Asal Asal

Present continuous
Elementary level


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


Abc Worksheets
Abc Pictures( google image)

Main Aims

  • Speaking for accuracy

Subsidiary Aims

  • Grammer (am/is/are)+verb+ing


Warmer/Lead_in (3-6 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 as much as possible.Now they should do some exercises related to grammer part.

While Listening--presentation (5-7 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? Then they should do the second part of worksheet and I write some examples on the board , start repetition and explain some grammatical points clearly.

Practice (3-5 minutes) • To review what they learn about present continuous and talk about it

They should make 3 positive and negative sentences (present continuous) two by two then we check it together. Again write some another examples on the board + repetition . Now I give them some worksheets after that we check the answers together and work on it.

Free practice/feedback (5-7 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 wprksheet. We will work and talk about it together and correct problems.

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