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Jobs Lesson with focused on Present Simple & Past Simple with 'Have to'
Pre- Intermediate level


In this lesson, students will mainly learn about grammar, focused on Present Simple & Past Simple with 'Have to', in the context of jobs and their required actions. First, the lesson starts with linking to the previous lesson and a discussion about what they remember about it. This is followed by grammar part, through questions and also making questions with have to in the Present Simple and Past Simple in 'have to' form. The next sequence is a listening comprehension where students focus on a conversation and answer the questions about what they had heard. Consequently, after explaining the structural form of 'have to' with present and past simple, students will do pair work through the exercises I will give them as handouts where they will prepare and answer the questions about the jobs and try to gues them; and then, they will change their pairs and ask the questions to the next person.


Abc Recording/ Listening
Abc Computer and Speakers
Abc Teacher's Book of face2face
Abc Projector
Abc Grammar Handouts
Abc Whiteboard

Main Aims

  • To provide review and practice of grammar in the form of simple present tense and the simple past tense with 'have to' in the context of the jobs and the expertise areas through speaking and listening.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To review and practice speaking after the listening exercise with specifically using in 'have to' grammar form.
  • To give students practice listening in detail.
  • Developing students' lexis about jobs.
  • To give students controlled and semi- controlled speaking practice.


Warmer (1-3 minutes) • To meet the students and introduce the aim of the class

Explaining to the students the aim of the class and what we will be doing through it. Also, making sure if the students remember things from the previous class.

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

Talking to students about the lesson and giving the handouts to the students for the following activities, making sure that they all have it. Starting from the exercise 7a - student's book, checking if the students are all aware of the form of the questions with the simple present and the past tense with 'have to', as well as their difference.

Introduction to Grammar (5-6 minutes) • To introduce and clarify the grammar

Through using the computer and the projector, I will introduce the students the grammar part and show them the differences between the simple present tense and the simple past tense and 'have to' with examples. They will be aware of the sentence structure and form of the grammar.

Clarification of Grammar I. (4-5 minutes) • To Clarify the problems with the grammar through exercise

Through exercise 8b, on student's book HO, making sure if they surely understood the differences and the form of the grammar part, by giving the positive and the negative answers of the questions.

Grammar for Gist (4-5 minutes) • To provide a general understanding of the grammar

Through the exercise 9a, after the grammar introduction with the projection, I will ask the students put the words in order and make a meaningful questions in the form of 'have to' considering the tenses of the questions, differenciating whether they are in present or past tense form and write them down on their note -books.

Listening for Details (7-8 minutes) • To provide general understanding of the listening activity

After students write the questions on their note-books, they will listen to the recording, in order to get the answers of the questions with pair work. If the students cannot understand the recording after hearing the first time, the listening will be played one more time to provide good understanding.

Reading for Gist (4-5 minutes) • To provide general understanding of the texts.

Giving handouts to students from the Teacher's Book, from the page 143 - 'Guess the Job', and presenting them the new activity. The case is, they all have very interesting jobs and they are all going to a conference to meet other people.' Through the pair work, the students will try to guess each others' jobs through asking questions and fill in the blanks on teachers' book HO on page 143.

Practicing Useful (7-10 minutes) • Drawing students' attention to the meaning, form, and understanding of the target language.

On teachers' book page 143. students have to make sure that they use the simple past and the simple present tense forms well and right in the form of 'have to' while they are making 'WH-' questions, as well as guessing the jobs right during the pair work. Through this activity, students get to practice their understanding of the target language and speaking skills more.

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