LESSON PLAN

GRADE: the IXth B (students aged 14 – 15)
LEVEL: Intermediate
TEXTBOOK: Front Runner
TITLE OF THE LESSON: Revision and skills development
TYPE OF THE LESSON: Lessons of fixation of knowledge and of developing skills and abilities
SUBJECT: Present and past tenses
TIME: 50 minutes

AIMS OF THE LESSON:
 to use their knowledge of culture and civilization in situational conversations
 to check comprehension
 to speak about people and situations using Present Tenses and Past Tenses
 to develop speaking, reading and writing skills
 to check comprehension

TECHNIQUES USED: Receptive skills: reading
Productive skills: speaking and writing

TEACHING AIDS: textbooks, notebooks, grammar book “Access to FCE”
ORGANISATION: class work, individual work, pair work

ANTICIPATED PROBLEMS:
Students may find it hard to express themselves fluently in English
Students may not know what to say about tenses
SOLUTIONS TO PROBLEMS:
Teacher should group weaker students with more advanced ones so as the former to be helped by the latter.
Teacher should also direct students to previous lessons when they have learned and used the four tenses.

STAGES OF THE LESSON

STAGES OF THE INTERACTION
LESSON TIMING TEACHER’S ACTIVITY STUDENTS’ ACTIVITY

Warm-up Greets the students, asks who is absent and Answer the teacher’s questions and show
5’ why; checks the homework. their homework to be corrected. T – Ss
Ss – T
IW
Begins by asking Ss to write down a small Ss are grouped in groups of four. Each pair
dialogue talking about present and past has to write the dialogue. Each person in
Performance 25’ actions. the group has a certain part: scribe, time T – Ss
keeper, and presenter. Students have 15 PW
minutes to work Ss – T
The next step consists in solving some Some Ss are asked to come to the board
exercises from Access to FCE and solve the exercises.
Setting homework 5’ Decides that the Ss’ homework for the next Pay attention to the teacher’s explanations.
time should be a story about past and Read the tasks and write down in their T - Ss
present habits. notebooks the extra information that the
teacher gives.