Present Continuous- Actions in Different Places

A LESSON PLAN FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHERS

Level: Beginner
Topic: General
Grammar Topic: Verbs and Tenses
Type: Lesson Plans
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Published: 8th Jan 2015

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Actions in different places Present Continuous practice
Try to picture one of the places below in your head, and describe what you can see people
doing until your partner guesses what place you are talking about. 
Useful language 
A man/ A woman/ A boy/ A girl/ Somebody/ Nobody is…
(Two/ A few/ Some/ Many) men/ women/ children/ boys/ girls are…

Suggested places
1. Airplane/ Aeroplane/ Plane
2. Bath
3. Bathroom
4. Beach
5. Bed
6. Bedroom
7. Bicycle/ Bike
8. Bus
9. Car
10. Class/ School
11. Dining room
12. Garage
13. Garden
14. Hospital
15. House
16. Jungle
17. Kitchen
18. Living room
19. Moon/ Space
20. Office
21. Restaurant
22. Shop/ Supermarket
23. Shower
24. Sofa
25. Street
26. Swimming pool
27. Tennis court
28. Tent
29. Train
30. Zoo

Suggested actions
1. brush
2. cook lunch
3. dance
4. drink
5. drive a car
6. eat an ice cream
7. eat dinner
8. eat lunch
9. fly a kite
10. jump
11. listen to music
12. play baseball/ soccer
13. play computer games
14. play the piano
15. play with a ball/ toy car
16. practise the violin
17. read a comic
18. ride a bicycle
19. ride a horse
20. run
21. shout
22. sing 
23. sleep
24. swim
25. have a shower
26. wash the car
27. throw a ball
28. watch television
29. wear shoes

Do the same, but with your partner drawing when you describe the scene.

Choose one of the situations together and take turns drawing what each other says to
make a picture.

Compare your pictures with another group, getting them to describe what they can see.
Correct them on anything they get wrong or can’t guess from the picture. 

Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2015

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