LESSON PLAN

Date: 2nd of October 2008
Grade/Level: 9th grade A – Intermediate
Textbook: Front Runner
No. of students: 28
Time: 50 minutes
Unit 1: DISCOVERING BRITAIN
Lesson: Sports in Britain
Lesson title: Language in use - Present Tenses
Topic: grammar practice
Skills involved: reading, speaking and writing

General competences:
 to develop oral and written messages
 to express their own opinion
 to use the studied present tenses in practice

Lesson aims/objectives:
 to use their knowledge in situational conversations
 to identify and use in various contexts language related to sports
 to apply the rules of usage for Present Simple and Present Continuous
 to distinguish between Present Simple and Present Continuous
 to develop speaking, reading and writing skills

Materials: Textbook, notebooks, grammar book, grammar worksheets

STAGES OF THE LESSON ACTIVITIES:
Lesson’s Teacher and student’s Aims Interaction Timing
Stages activity
Warm up - two jokes - to create a pleasant atmosphere
and to loosen up the Ss T-S, S-T 5’
T announces the title of the lesson: Language in use – Frontal
present tenses
Speaking and - the T makes a short revision of the form and uses of - to use their knowledge in
writing present tenses, pointing out the differences between them situational conversations
and the fact that one is formed with an auxiliary, and the - to identify and use in various T-S, S-T 35’
other one is formed with another auxiliary. contexts language related to sports Frontal
- to apply the rules of usage for
- the T presents the students the Grammar exercise Book Present Simple and Present
used to practice these tenses: Continuous
- to distinguish between Present
Simple and Present Continuous
- to develop speaking, reading and
writing skills

Feed-back Ss are given several exercises to practice the new - to check comprehension S-S, Pair 10’
grammar item. work