Lesson Plan Theme: Daily Routine

On this page, you will find lessons plans relating to "Daily Routine".

Young Learners

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An Ordinary Day

Target Language: Daily routines, frequency adverbs, present simple.
Description: Students learn about using frequency adverbs when talking about the daily routine of themselves and others. There's a fun memory game to finish with.
Duration: 45 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: YL9


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I Wake, I Go, I Play

Target Language: Common verbs in English, Present Simple first person singular conjugation.
Description: A lesson that focuses mainly on first person singular forms of the Present Simple. Many basic everyday verbs are presented, enabling students to talk about their routine. A fun chain-sentence game closes out the lesson.
Duration: 50 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 0G5
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Small Bedroom, Great View

Target Language: Present Simple questions, numbers 20-100, phonemes /f/ and /θ/ phonemes.
Description: This lesson, which focuses on Present Simple questions, centers around an astronaut who works on the Space Station. After some work on hyphenated numbers, we read about Ben and his daily routine miles above the Earth's surface. After focusing on 'do' and 'does' questions, the lesson finishes with some pronunciation work on two often-confused phonemes: /f/ and /θ/
Duration: 75 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 0G11
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Where Are You?

Target Language: Present Simple interrogative, speaking about national habits & customs.
Description: The lesson opens with a warmer about different nationalities and their customs and habits. A speaking practice continues the theme of national customs while giving practice of Present Simple form. The interrogative form of the Present Simple is covered using the medium of an imaginary TV quiz show. The lesson ends with students playing the same game and getting good practice of Present Simple questions.
Duration: 65 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 0S1


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Timetable Tim

Target Language: Does for 3rd person questions.
Description: Looking at daily routine of Tim, using it to teach use of "does" for third person questions in the Present Simple. Students get a chance at the end of the lesson to produce third person Present Simple questions.
Duration: 50 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 1G1
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Sally's Interview

Target Language: Past simple, regular and irregular.
Description: Some work on regulars/irregulars in past simple. Students read about Sally's stressful day yesterday and then reconstruct second half of story using past simple.
Duration: 40 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 1G2
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A Musician's Day

Target Language: Adverbs of frequency.
Description: Practice of using adverbs of frequency and a recording of a fictional rock star talking about her daily routine.
Duration: 40 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 1L2
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Perchance To Dream

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Duration: 70 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 1L12
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The Man Who Saves Ships

Target Language: Present Simple to talk about routines, unusual jobs.
Description: An article (quite challenging for this level) about Jake, a man who spends 4 months looking after a lighthouse. Using present simple to talk about routines with a particular focus on forming interrogative sentences. Optional writing activity at the end.
Duration: 55 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 1R3


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An Active Life

Target Language: Passive - present simple.
Description: The lesson starts with a review of past simple and past participle forms. Reading about an aristocrat presents the passive. Student create general knowledge quiz to end the lesson.
Duration: 75 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 2G10
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Healthy Living

Target Language: Health and Fitness, reading comprehension.
Description: Students speak about good and bad health habits before looking at some leaflets aimed at young people and discussing their own thoughts on this important issue.
Duration: 55 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 2R5


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Target Language: Used To.
Description: How has Teresa's life changed since she won the famous reality TV show? Grammar focus on used to for past habits.
Duration: 60 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 3G11
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Far From The Office

Target Language: Talking about work routine, unusual jobs.
Description: The lesson opens with a warmer based on very unusual jobs. Students get a chance to talk about their own work situations before the main listening part of the lesson: three people talk about their unusual jobs. The lesson finishes with a general speaking activity inspired by the listenings.
Duration: 45 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 3L19
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The Traveling Wilburys

Target Language: Be Used To/Get Used To.
Description: The reading in this lesson is about a traveling circus family and the difficulty the children of the family have in adapting to a new life every time they travel to another country. Some focus on both the form and meaning of be/get used to structures.
Duration: 55 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 3R5
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The Great Television Debate

Target Language: Debate about watching TV, reading.
Description: After completing a survey about their own TV-watching habits, the class is divided into two groups and each prepares to argue two sides of a debate about television and family life. Newspaper articles provide some ideas for both groups.
Duration: 60 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 3S1

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