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Prepared by: Munazza Kashif

Subject: English {ESL}

Topic: Present simple tense

Date: 01/15/2015

Level: Beginners

Resource: White board, hand outs and


worksheets.
Skills: Grammar, Speaking and listening.

Time: 45 minutes.

Rationale

Assessment

Objectives: At the end of the lesson learners will be able:


-To make sentences and ask questions in simple present
tense
-To perform their tasks individually and In the group.

Time

Content
Stage

10 minutes

Teaching Procedure

Student
Activity

Problems
Anticipated

Solution

Initially there
would be some
difficulty in
becoming
familiar with the
topic.

Teacher will drill


to make the
concept clear.

Introducing Topic
-Teacher draws a stick picture of a
girl and boy.
-Eliciting from the students and
writing on the board:
-She is a girl.
-He is a boy.
-she is happy.

To give students
an idea of the
Simple Present
Tense with
simple
sentences.

Pupils will be
actively
involved.

Lead - In
-Once students are brought to the
topic teacher states her routine:
-I read newspaper daily.
-Asking questions from the
students:
-When do you come to School?
-Do you watch TV?
-When do you have breakfast?
15 minutes

Aid/
Material

Assumption: some students might make mistake


while using third person singular by not putting e
and es.

Study

-Once students are comfortable


speaking about their daily routine
now third personal singular he
and she is introduced.
-Teacher asks:

Topic: Present simple tense Beginners Level

Observation
and critical
eye.
White board

To give students
idea of I in the
tense and build
vocabulary.
To give he and
she
presentation
and to tell that

Learners will
be engaged in
making
responses.

Students will
be engaged in
question and
answer
session.

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Q&A

White board

Observation
Q&A

Teacher will
Some students
ensure effective
will not response. participation.

Some students
may not
response.

Making
interaction more
effective.

Course: TFEL

-When does Marry (student) wake


up?
- She wakes up at 7 oclock.
-One student asks and other reply
and teacher writes on the board
the answers.
- When questions exhausted
teacher writes grammatical
structure.
-Subject+ base verb (s or es
third person) + object.
-A lot of drilling is done to ensure
grammatical structure.
15 minutes

Activate

verb ends in s or
es for them.

To help students
memorize the
crucial
difference.

White board

Observation,
Q&A

Learners will
be engaged in
making
questions and
answers.

Some students
may make
mistakes.

Drilling will be
done.

Controlled practice
-Teacher distributes the
worksheets.
-Gives clear instructions.
-Observing each student.
-Asking randomly to students read
their work.
-While other will correct their
mistakes.
-Pair work.
-One student has to tell his
likes/dislikes and other has to tell
the reasons of liking/disliking.
-I like to read novels.
-He is an avid reader.

Topic: Present simple tense Beginners Level

To check their
comprehension.

Observation.

Students will
do their tasks.

Some students
may be lazy.
Teacher clearly
announce the
time to make
them finish their
tasks.

Worksheet

Peer correction
and discussion.

Students will
discuss with
each other.

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Observation
and peer
correction.

Some students
may make
mistakes and
peer will correct.

Peer correction.

Course: TFEL

Name:_______________________________

Worksheet

Date:_________________________________

Who are you?


Complete the given sentences about yourself.
Draw a picture of yourself
1. My name is ________________________________.
2. I live in____________________________________.
3. I have ________ brother(s) and

_________ sister(s).

3. I am__________________________centimeters tall.
4. I weigh_________________________________kilos.
5. My hair is__________________________________.
6. I like ______________________________________.
7. I am _________________ and __________________.
8. ___________________________________________ .
9. ___________________________________________ .
10. ___________________________________________ .

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Course: TFEL

Now, complete the same information about your best friend. This time you have to write whole sentences.
Draw a picture of your friend
1. His / Her name is _____________________________.
2. He / She lives in ______________________________.
3. __________________________________________.
4. __________________________________________.
5. __________________________________________.
6. __________________________________________.
7. __________________________________________.
8. __________________________________________.
9. __________________________________________.
10. _________________________________________.

References:
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http://esl.about.com/od/verbtenses/a/How-To-Teach-Present-Simple.htm
www.Teach.This.Com
www.0nestopenglish.com
www.englishadvantage.info

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Course: TFEL