Perfect Your Present Perfect!

Perfect Your Present Perfect!
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Perfect Your Present Perfect!

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Learning Objective
At the end of the lesson you will be able to use the present perfect tense correctly.

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Introduce the learning objective and explain what the students will be able to do after the lesson.
What do you already know about the present perfect tense?

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The present perfect tense is used to talk about actions that happened at an unspecified time in the past or that started in the past and continue to the present.

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Define the present perfect tense and give examples of when it is used.
The present perfect tense is formed with the auxiliary verb 'have' followed by the past participle of the main verb.

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Explain the formation of the present perfect tense and give examples.
Irregular Verbs
Some verbs have irregular past participles and must be memorized.

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List some common irregular verbs and explain that they must be memorized.
Signal Words
Signal words such as 'already', 'yet', and 'just' are often used with the present perfect tense.

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Explain what signal words are and give examples of signal words used with the present perfect tense.
Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verb in parentheses:
1. I __________ (study) for three hours.
2. She __________ (not finish) her homework yet.
3. They __________ (already eat) dinner.

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Give the students a chance to practice using the present perfect tense.
Common Errors
Common errors when using the present perfect tense include using the simple past tense instead and forgetting to use the auxiliary verb 'have'.

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Explain common errors and how to avoid them.
What is the present perfect tense? Give an example. What are some common irregular verbs? When are signal words used with the present perfect tense?

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Review the main points of the lesson and check for understanding.
Write down 3 things you learned in this lesson.

Slide 11 - Open question

Have students enter three things they learned in this lesson. With this they can indicate their own learning efficiency of this lesson.
Write down 2 things you want to know more about.

Slide 12 - Open question

Here, students enter two things they would like to know more about. This not only increases involvement, but also gives them more ownership.
Ask 1 question about something you haven't quite understood yet.

Slide 13 - Open question

The students indicate here (in question form) with which part of the material they still have difficulty. For the teacher, this not only provides insight into the extent to which the students understand/master the material, but also a good starting point for the next lesson.