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Present Simple Tense

Elementary level

In this lesson, students learn about the third person singular form of verbs in present <b>simple</b> tense through guided discovery based on two reading texts about daily routines. The lesson starts with talking about daily activities. This is followed by reading for identifying the verbs in the texts. Then there is some controlled practice through multiple choice exercises. After the exercises, there is some semi-controlled practice based on writing a paragraph using the text as a model. Fi...



Beginners a1 level

In this lesson, Ss will learn how to use irregular <b>past</b> tense verbs:drank/went/saw/had /ate to describe their last holiday using irregular verbs.


The Power of nature: Vocabulary and Narrative Tenses

Intermediate level

In this lesson, students will learn nouns that describe natural phenomena, such as earthquakes, tsunamis, and forest fires. Next, students will have a guided practiced listening exercise where stories about natural events are played back. After that, a brief introductory grammar lesson on narrative verb tenses takes place followed by a guided practice reading exercise.


Future travel plan

Elementary level

In this lesson students will have the opportunity to practice their speaking skills by talking about their future travel plan using the verb tense going to.



Upper intermediate level

In this lesson, students revise the verb tenses and they learn 'Tag Questions'. The lesson starts with an icebreaker activity which helps students interact with each other. Then, they learn the MFPs of the target language. After that, students do some exercises about the target language. As a post activity, students use tag questions to guess about each other's lives.


Grammar - lanuage focus

Intermediate level

Students will engage with and express appropriate use of "if, when, unless, as soon as," etc. conjunctions and corresponding verb tenses.


Listening comprehension

Upper-intermediate level

In this lesson, students revise the tenses by discussing pictures about the twentieth century and matching them with specific dates. Then, they practice listening for gist by deciding which picture the conversation is taking about. Next, Students listen for details to correct what they have filled in the blanks. Finally they discuss what they heard and the new words they learnt.


A Murder Story

Elementary level

This is a listening and reading lesson focused on utilizing the <b>past</b> tense and <b>past</b> tense verbs in the regular and irregular. The context is a murder mystery story, that gets the students listening and reading for gist and detail. Activities include visuals for eliciting and setting the context as well as true and false Q's, along with listening and drilling procedures.


Teaching Practice Points 2 - 'Look'

Upper intermidiate - b2 level

In this lesson, the context will be fashion. The students will briefly discuss the importance of appearance and whether or not they keep up with fashion trends. The students will learn to differentiate expressions with 'look' where it is used to describe an appearance or where it is used as a verb tense. They will listen to two conversations where 'look' is utilised and practice telling the difference between the two.


Teaching Plan 8

Beginner level

In this lesson, the students will be introduced to the positive form of the <b>simple</b> <b>past</b> tense. Students will be introduced to both regular and irregular <b>past</b> tense verbs. The lesson will be focused on introducing the meaning, form, and pronunciation of this language as well as providing some controlled and semi-controlled practice in the context of a journey.
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