Kemal Daş Kemal Daş

Intermediate level


Students learn about these two tenses' the simple past tense and the present perfect tense and the differences between them,as well.Additionally, they will be learning the 'time expressions'.used with these tenses.And SS will learn why we need to use PPS.


Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of The present perfect tense and The past simple tense

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide practice of the past participle verbs for the next steps in intermediate level


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

Teacher talks about what he/she did yesterday and how she/he began the day.Ask them to ask the questions like that to each other.What did you do yesterday?How did you go to home?What time did you have dinner?How many hours did you study english?

Teach (10-15 minutes) • To clarify areas of the target language where students had difficulty in the first test stage

Remind the SS briefly with the EX3a about where we use the simple past tense and the present perfect tense to make them ready for the EX6a. Point to the differences between for and since,been and gone. Ask SS to make sentences like' I have been to Italy twice,my mum has not been to the theatre this month' A game with the time expressions used in these tenses I will teach.

(7-10 minutes) • To provide SS figure the differences between two tenses(past simple and present perfect)out.

SS underline tenses Elicit these two tenses Elicit forms of two tenses Elicit use meaning Draw timeline to show SS the time differences.

(5-10 minutes) • Teacher aims to show SS some examples with PPS and PS.

Write model sentences on the board with past simple and present perfect. Show the time expressions with these two tenses. Elicit SS they got the differences between these time expressions or not.

Test #2 (3-5 minutes) • Check students' use of the target language again and compare with the first test

To give another worksheet to check whether they figure the subject course out or not.

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