Mastering the Present Simple

Mastering the Present Simple
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EnglishPrimary EducationAge 11

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Mastering the Present Simple

Slide 1 - Tekstslide

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Learning Objective
At the end of the lesson, you will have a thorough understanding of the present simple tense and be able to use it confidently in your own sentences.

Slide 2 - Tekstslide

Explain to students that the goal of the lesson is to become proficient in using the present simple tense.
What do you already know about the present simple?

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What is the Present Simple?
The present simple is a verb tense used to describe regular actions, general truths, and habits. It is formed by adding '-s' or '-es' to the base form of the verb for third-person singular subjects.

Slide 4 - Tekstslide

Introduce the concept of the present simple and provide examples of its usage.
Structure of Present Simple
Subject + Verb (base form) + -s/-es (for third-person singular subjects)

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Explain the basic structure of the present simple tense and highlight the importance of subject-verb agreement.
1) I eat an apple every day.
2) She watches TV in the evening.
3) They play soccer on weekends.

Slide 6 - Tekstslide

Present example sentences using the present simple tense to reinforce understanding.
Regular Verb Endings
Most verbs add '-s' to the base form for third-person singular subjects. Examples: work, works
Verbs ending in '-ch', '-sh', '-x', '-s', or '-z' add '-es'. Examples: watch, watches

Slide 7 - Tekstslide

Explain the regular verb endings for the present simple tense and provide examples for better comprehension.
Irregular Verbs
Some verbs have irregular forms in the present simple tense. Examples: go, goes
These verbs do not follow the regular '-s' or '-es' rule.

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Discuss irregular verbs and emphasize the need to memorize their specific forms.
Usage of Present Simple
- Describing daily routines
- Stating general truths
- Expressing habits
- Talking about scheduled events

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Explain various contexts in which the present simple tense is commonly used.
Practice Time
Complete the following sentences using the present simple tense:
1) She ________ (like) to read books.
2) We ________ (go) to the park every Sunday.
3) The sun ________ (rise) in the east.

Slide 10 - Tekstslide

Engage students in a short practice activity to reinforce their understanding of the present simple tense.
Write down 3 things you learned in this lesson.

Slide 11 - Open vraag

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 vraag

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 vraag

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.