Task-Based Lesson: How to Talk about Daily Routines

Breakfast - Daily Routines

How to Talk about Daily Routines

Key Vocabulary

  1. To wake up
  2. To get up
  3. To have breakfast
  4. To take a shower
  5. To go to school
  6. To take the bus
  7. To have lunch
  8. To study for exams
  9. To read a book
  10. To go to bed
  11. To chat with friends
  12. To go to the pool
  13. To get dressed
  14. To comb my hair
  15. To clean up the room
  1. To stay up late
  2. To watch tv
  3. To play video games
  4. To listen to music
  5. To do the dishes
  6. To check facebook
  7. To hang out with friends
  8. To play sports
  9. To brush my teeth
  10. To do the homework
  11. To have dinner
  12. To walk the dog
  13. To do exercises
  14. To talk to friends

My Daily Routine in Ten Sentences

My name is Derek. I always wake up at 5 o’clock in the morning then I take a shower and put my clothes on.

I have my breakfast and then I  get the car out of the garage. I arrived to hisghchool at 7

At 11 o’clock I finish teaching classes then  so I often take my lunch break and talk with my friends.

At around 12 noon I continue teaching classes until 4: 20 then I drive home.

When  I get home, I usually watch some TV and chat with my family. At  9 o’clock I read a book and go to sleep.

Lesson Plan: Daily Routines

How to Talk about Daily Routines – Lesson Plan

Schema Activation (10 Mins)

  1. Students are sent a word search.
  2.  Students have to find 20 words and  check with a partner if they know the vocabulary in it

Pre-Task (80 Mins)

Task #1

  1.  Students are given pieces of paper with questions and answers
  2. Students  have to move around the classroom and find the question related the answer and viceversa

Task#2

  1. Students are sent pictures with the daily routines of famous people
  2. Student analyze the vocabulary and they choose one of the schedules
  3. They  take turn telling their schedules to other people

Task #3

  1. Students are sent a google form.
  2. They have to interview several of their classmates  and send the result  to the group

Main Task (40Mins)

  1. students are sent a wordle via whatsapp with key vocabulary
  2. They make group of 4
  3. They have to make  questions to their classmates.

Post-Task

  1. Teacher reviews some of the most common mistakes during today’s class
How to Talk about Daily Routines

Teaching Daily Routines in English

Schema Activation

Task
  1.  Students play a daily routine bingo game 
  2. They are sent a link to play the bingo 

Pre-task Activities

Task #1
  1. Students write their daily routines.
  2. Once they are ready, they exchange daily routines with classmates
  3. Students reports the daily routines of  a classmate.
Task #2
  1. Students are given a sheet of questions and answers.
  2. Students write the missing question or answer.

Main Task 

  1. Students create a collage and talk to their classmates about the daily routines of a person they know.
  2. Once they are ready, students talk to each other about the daily routines of people they know.

Post-task

  1. Students take a quiz to make sure they understood the topic
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