Count & Uncaount
To provide clarification and practice of Countable & Uncountable Nouns in the context of Shopping
To provide practice of language used for Shopping in the context of Shopping
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of Shopping
Procedure (35-45 minutes)
*What do you buy each week? *In groups,write on the back of HOs. *Ask them to read some of their items.(write them on two columns with no title) *What questions do you and the shopkeeper ask from each other when you are shopping? (Elicit how much & how many, write it on the board)
*Can we count -----? (words elicited from previous activity) *Ask them to give a title to the columns.(elicit count and uncountable) *Explain counts can be plural.uncounts can't.(ccq:can I say apples?rices?cheeses?#breads?peaches?yes no no no yes) *in some languages bread is countable (needs explanation) *Explain much and many in questions.ccq(can we say how much bananas?can we say how many breads?no no) *Ask "how much rice do you need?how many bananas do you want? " (elicit 'some' and 'a lot of')(ccq:can we use them for both count and uncount? Yes)
*Turn the HOs. *In groups/answer the whole page. *put the answer key on the board.
*Talk in pairs (1shopkeeper and 1customer) *Check for errors. *Write them on the board. *Ask pairs to say why they are wrong and what's the correct form?
*Divide the class in 2 (shopkeepers and costumers) *Create a shopping list.(costumers) *Create a list of what you have. GO SHOPPING.