Omar Hafez Omar Hafez

present simple Q
A1 level


In this lesson the students will learn how to ask yes/no questions in the present simple tense, they will also be given the chance to practice it and produce it through a couple of speaking activities. students will also learn the form of the present simple question and reproduce it.


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of questions in the Present simple tense in the context of an Interview

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide student with a speaking practice of asking questions in the present simple tense, and practicing reading skill


Lead-in (2-3 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

I will put two pictures on the white board and elicit the word interview (if possible) if not i'll show it to them, and then ask the students to talk in pairs about questions people ask in interviews.

Question Form (4-5 minutes) • to get the students to identify the question form of the present simple tense

after the brainstorm , I'll ask students to tell me some of the questions they have come up with, pick out one and write it on the white board and write its form ( since they know the meaning of questions in the present simple ) Auxiliary verb (to be) + subject + infinitive. and ask for examples.

controlled practice (2-2 minutes) • to review the behavior of "to do" very with he,she, it

students will be given a short controlled exercise with 2 minutes to work on it and check with their partner, (answer key will be provided ) ICQ:do we work on it together? no alone? yes do we unfold the paper ? no

Exposure (5-6 minutes) • to get the students to read the text which covers our TL.

Students will be given the text and 2 minutes to read the text and answer 4 multiple choice (controlled) questions about the text, followed by FB. Answer key ( c,b,b,a )

Make Questions and answers (5-6 minutes) • this stage is for student to practice producing a question

Student will be given a demo on the WB on how to work on the exercise, then will be given a couple of minutes to work on it in pairs , followed by FB,

grammar practice (3-4 minutes) • to practice the form of the questions in the present simple tense

Student will be given exercise 2 from the book, were they will have to rearrange words lined randomly to it's correct form, they will work in small groups of 3 or 4, then they will be given the answer key. -do you go to school by bus? -do you work in an office? -do you have a car? -do you work on Saturday?

Speaking exercise (2-2 minutes) • to provide an opportunity for further repetition, and preparing to the next exercise

students will be asked to talk in pairs and ask their partner the questions from the previous question. (from this paper *points at the ex.* ask your partner * hand gestures* )

Role-play (5-6 minutes) • to provide the student with the opportunity to produce and use the language in a freer way

students will be in pairs , chairs should be adjusted facing each other , and student will take turns being the interviewer and the interviewee, with the teacher monitoring , followed by feedback

Find-someone-who (7-8 minutes) • to allow the students to mingle and ask other student from class, which will allow everyone to practice the form further

students will be given a HO and asked to *stand up, and find someone who did...... by asking them questions using the TL of the class

Feedback and error correction (4-5 minutes) • to provide feedback on the students' production of the TL

after monitoring and taking notes during the previous stage, the mistakes will be written on the board and the correction will be elicited from the students

IF-TIME (6-7 minutes) • Gap-fill, controlled exercise


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