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Renting a flat
Elementary A 2 level


In this lesson, SS will learn how to ask questions using How much/ How many with countable and uncountable nouns, they will be exposed to the grammar by using guided discovery and students learn new vocabulary on rooms and things in a flat.They will match the names of furniture with pictures, and they are taught the new vocabulary's pronunciation through drilling. At the end of the lesson, they get to practice the vocabulary and grammar with a controlled practice.


Abc pictures of the rooms
Abc HO

Main Aims

  • • To introduce and give practice in the use of 'How many' and 'How much' through the context of 'Renting a Flat'

Subsidiary Aims

  • To develop students' vocabulary using words they will have encountered in the context of 'renting a flat'


Lead - in (3-6 minutes) • To generate the students' interest and focus on TL

- Stick the rooms pictures and the jumbled letters of the rooms on the WB. Try to elicit what they are. -Ask them which things they see in the pictures of the rooms and try to elicit the things in the rooms. - Drill and work on the stress on the elicited words.

Pre-teaching vocabulary (5-8 minutes) • To pre-teach the key vocabulary

- Put the Ss in pairs. -Tell them they will look at the plan and match the rooms to A-E on the plan of the flat and the words with 1-18. - Get a few answers from the Ss and drill and work on pronunciation of these words. - Give the answer key.

While - reading (7-10 minutes) • to exposure the students to the target language

- Pre-teach "rent, advert" - Tell the Ss. rent in Istanbul is very high. Ask them how much they pay for their rent - Introduce Alex and Martina to the students and ask questions ; ' What do you see in the picture? What are doing? What do you think?' - Tell them that they look for a flat and they are looking at an ad. - Ask them look at the advert and the plan of the flat and answer the questions. - Answer the questions with the whole class.

Presentation (7-10 minutes) • To draw Ss’ attention to the meaning and use of the target language

- Ask the Ss that the words are countable or uncountable and answer with them. - Elicit the rules of 'how much...?' and 'how many...?' by looking at the questions in the previous exercise. - Focus on the form and pronunciation. - Ask CCQ for checking the understanding. Do we use How much with the words that we can count? – No, we don’t Do we use How many with the words that we can count? – Yes, we do Do we use How much with the words that we cannot count? – Yes, we do

Controlled Practice (8-11 minutes) • To practise the use of 'how much and how many'

- Hand out the students the HO - Tell them that they will fill in the blanks with how much and how many to complete the questions. - after they filled the questionnaire want them to ask and answer the questions in pairs - ask the Ss if there were any surprising answers for FB

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