Topic: Present Perfect with « For/since»
Objectives: Teaching students to use for and since in a proper way. Teaching students to use Present Perfect.
Materials : Handouts Power Point Presentation a toy
The teacher brings a toy doll.
T.: Today we are going to learn about the differences between these words for and since. How to use them in conversation
.My toy doll ( Sasha) is going to help you.
What tenses should we use when we see these two words in the sentences ?
Do you remember how to use this tense ?
Students should repeat after the toy doll ( She will tell them some information about herself)
She has lived in Ukraine since 1975
She has been studying English for 3 years
( Students analyse these two sentences and try to guess what is the main difference between them)
Students say some words about Present Perfect; try to pay attention to the key words ( for and since ) Think over the question ^How these words are connected with Present Perfect
How to use for and since
T: speaking as a doll
I have lived in America since my childhood . My parents have owned restaurant since I was 19 years old. My family and I have played football on Saturday morning since June.
We have been improving our English skills for 2 years.
of the using words since and for
Concept checking questions:
T: Have my family and I been living in America for a long time
ST.: We don’t know.
T: When did my family and I start to play football?
St: since June
Helping the students to realize the form of the present perfect and the ways how to use key words for and since
T: When did we use for and since?
T : Do we use the same times with these words ( for since )?
An hour, Monday, a long time , 7 a.m , 2001
Now listen to doll’s story again.
The students read the story in chorus, supplying the
I have * in America * my childhood. My parents ** restaurant * I was 19 years old.
My family and I have * football on Saturday morning *June.
We *been improving our English skills * 2 years.
St1, St2, St3 +