Category: Lesson plans

How to teach the present perfect simple? 7

How to teach the present perfect simple?

Many teachers find it challenging to teach the present perfect. This is due to a number of reasons. First, the present perfect is not really a present tense. It is composed of the auxiliary...

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2011 Best Posts

This is a list of 2011 best posts. They are mainly about lesson plans and teaching methods. Some readers were also interested in class management and student-teacher relationships. Situational Language Teaching The importance of...

Contractions, Plural Names, and Possessives Lesson Plan 4

Contractions, Plural Names, and Possessives Lesson Plan

One of the difficulties of English is identifying and recognizing contractions, plurals and possessives. This worksheet provides students opportunity to practice these forms by editing sentences containing mistakes in these forms. The activity Review...

Ten Hints for Lesson Plans 2

Ten Hints for Lesson Plans

Lesson management As a teacher you may sometimes be stuck or trapped in unpredictable circumstances, it is advisable to plan beforehand for these kinds of situations. Knowing exactly what you will introduce in your...

Lesson Planning – Components of a lesson plan 3

Lesson Planning – Components of a lesson plan

Lesson planning A lesson plan provides a guide for managing the learning environment. As one of the teacher’s roles is that of designer and implementor of instruction, the preparation of lesson plan will ensure the...

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Writing an autobiography lesson plan

Autobiography lesson plan This is lesson plan is about writing an autobiography. Students will work individually in pairs, in a group and as a whole class. They provide ideas, write first draft, edit and...

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Writing a Group Poem

Writing a group poem lesson plan This lesson plan encourages fluency, team work, accuracy,  and allows learners to their feelings. The activity is best done in groups of 4 students. The activity Open a...

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Alliteration lesson plan

Alliteration activity The objective of this lesson plan is to help students understand the use of alliteration, repeating the same letter sound at the beginning of two or more words in a sentence,  and...

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Command drills with prepositions

Command drills Command drills are a great way to teach many language points. The language activity described in this lesson plan has as an objective to teach students prepositional phrases through commands and write...

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Command Drills

An activity for beginners During the first sessions with beginners, my students are not required to speak. Instead, they concentrate on obeying simple commands in the target language. The objective of these commands is...