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Quantifiers (some , any , a )
Elementary level


In this lesson , ss learn about quantifiers based on a listening about things in a house . The lesson starts with a discussion about an advertisement.This is followed by a listening for gist where the ss put words in order . They listen ,then, for details through a True /False activity. There is a review and a clarification of quantifiers after that. Followed by a semi-controlled activity . Finally , the ss practice the TL within a GW speaking task.


Abc picture handout

Main Aims

  • To provide review and practice of Quantifiers (some,any,a ) in the context of things in a house

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist and detailed listening practice using a text about rooms and things in a house in the context of re


Warmer/Lead-in (2-3 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

-Set ss in pairs -Tell them to look at the advert they have been studying in the previous lesson and do the discussion task . - Do a WC feedback -Check pronounciation and drill if necessary

Exposure (3-4 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

-ss will work individually -pre-teach estate agent by referring to Rent a home in the advert -give ss the listening task handout . -play the recording -ss listen and put the things (a-f) in order - do a whole class feedback.

Highlighting (4-6 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

-Give ss time to read the sentences in the second part of the handout -play the recording again -ss listen and decide if the sentences are true or false -check answers with the class and ask ss to correct the false sentences . -check pronounciation and drill -Write 3 sentences on the board as examples and underline the TL. -elicit :countable , uncountable, singular, plural

Review and Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

-give ss the grammar part HO and tell them to fold it to focus on the first part. -project the task on the WB. -Do example 1 as a demonstration. -tell the ss to do the rest of the examples individually -in pairs , ss check each other's answers -do a WC FB

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

- explain the new situation of the people in the listening and elicit new vocabulary :butter , need , bottle -ss unfold the HO and look at the task -ss work individually and fill the gap. -monitor -ss check their answers in pairs -write answer key on the board,

Free Practice (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

-set ss into 2 groups (Group A and Group B) -give ss in group A handout A ( pg 106 ) -give ss in group B handout B (pg 114) -ss work in pairs with someone from their group and take turns to discribe the things in the picture using the TL . - tell ss that there 12 differences between the pictures - in their same pairs, ss make questions to ask ss in the other group about their picture -draw the ss' attention to the examples in the box. - while ss are working ,check their questions for accuracy. -put ss in pairs with one st from each group to from the pairs. -tell ss that they are not allowed to look at their partner's picture. -ss take turns to ask and answer questions about the pictures in order to find the 12 diffrences . - ss work with their first partners from their own group and compare the differences they found . -check answers with the WC . .

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