Elicit habits for an animal. Use a picture.
It lives in a hole
It eats carrots
It has lots of babies
It runs very fast
It has big ears
SS in pairs choose an animal and write similar sentences in present simple. SS read sentences to class . SS guess the animal.
Variation :- SS research animal habits and give a short talk.
What do we do once a week, once a month, once a year?
Eg) I go to the dentist once a year.
I write to my best friend once a month.
I do my homework once a week.
I clean my teeth twice a day.
I get paid once a month. (If I’m lucky!)
SS write down as many full sentences as they can in five minutes, using….
….once a week
….twice a week
….once a month, year...etc.
SS tell each other their routines in pairs, and cross out the ones they have in common.
One S tells the class about his/her partner’s routines (3rd person and SS ask).
Variation :- Pair work - How often do you…?go to a pub/the cinema ; eat chocolate; have a bath ; drink alcohol ; have a shower ; do exercise ; drink hot chocolate ; go shopping for food ; Buy new shoes…
What time do you…? go to bed ; have lunch ; finish school/work ; get up ; wake up ; get home in the evening ; start work/school in the morning ; have breakfast…
When do you…?listen to the news ; study English ; read in your language ; read in English ; relax ; drink tea ; go out for a drink/to a restaurant…
What kind of…? Music…like ; books…read ; films…watch ; food…like ; magazines…read ; computer…have
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