Grammar Lesson Plan 2 Present Progressive
Age: Children or young adults
Duration of lesson: 1 hour
Content Objectives:-Students will learn how to discuss actions at the moment of speaking-Students will review vocabulary for various activities
Language Objectives: Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing-Reading:
1) Students will learn how to identify the use of Present Progressive Tense vs the use of Present Simple Tense by matching the correct verb form with the corresponding sentence in a worksheet.
2) Students will also learn to identify which verbs are never used in Progressive form or change their meaning when used in Progressive form, by reading a list of verbs and rules. -Writing: Students will learn how to create sentences in Present Progressive by writing about what they see being showed by their classmates in front of the class. -Speaking:
1) Students will verbally discuss what is happening on the pictures they receive, and in doing so, they will practice forming different kinds of sentences in present Progressive (negative sentences, questions).
2) Students will experience different usage of state verbs in a Mime activity describing the mime of the person in front of the class. -Listening:
1) Students will learn to distinguish the meanings when a state verb is used in simple or progressive form by listening and watching presentation with use of fun hands technique.
Verbs: State verbs that do not have a progressive form (Believe, belong, consist, contain, doubt, fit, have, know, like, love, matter, mean, need, own, prefer, seem, suppose, suspect, understand, want, wish , etc.) and verbs have a different meaning in Present Simple and Present Progressive Tense (be, depend, feel, have, measure, see, taste, think, weigh).
Vocabulary: Review of vocabulary for activities. These can include reading, writing, watching TV, watching movies, baking, cooking, painting, dancing, playing a sport etc., walking, running, flying, sleeping, etc.
Language structures and terms: Present Progressive
Materials: Azar’s English Grammar Book: Exercise 8 page 8
Presentation with pictures for Speaking 1) activityDistributable charts for Speaking 2) activity (Mime activity)Stickers for fun hands presentationAzar’s workbook: page 3 practice 4Higher order
Describe what you think the members of your family are doing at the moment. Distinguish between meanings of state verbs. Compare the meaning of each state verb. Can you explain in your own words when we use Present Progressive?
Construct a list of all verbs you know that are used in progressive form. Construct another list of all verbs you know that are never used in progressive form.
Can you determine how to use present progressive for denoting actions in the past past?
IndependentGrouping: whole class small group partners.
Processes: reading writing listening speaking Strategies: hands-on meaning full inks to objectives
Activities and Strategies:
Introduction with a warm-up activity 5 mins
Use projector on the board to show slides with various pictures. Ask the class, the following questions. What people/animals are doing on the picture? What people/animals are wearing? Ask what the people and animals are NOT doing on the pictures.Write a couple of the students’ answers on the board. Underline the structure of Present Progressive. …