TP6: Eating and Drinking
Vocabulary: To provide clarification and practice of food vocabulary in the context of breakfast.
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of food.
To provide clarification of countable and uncountable nouns in the context of food.
Procedure (29-45 minutes)
-Show students some pictures and elicit breakfast, lunch, and dinner by asking them 'What meal of the day is this?'. In pairs, ask them to tell their partner what is their favorite meal of the day. -Get general feedback. -Tell the students that we will be learning about food and nouns.
-Show the students the picture of a dining table from a hotel restaurant. Ask them to talk in pairs and think if this meal is for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Then elicit the answer: breakfast. -Individually, students will match the word with the picture. Then they will check their answers with their partners. Elicit the answer from the students. Ask them to come to the board to write the answer. -Deal with any questions that they have.
-Drill the pronunciation with the students. Particularly: fruit juice, cereal, banana, oranges, toast, jam, yoghurt, biscuits, sausages, bread rolls, and butter.
-In groups, student will practice the vocabulary words using flashcards. One student will hold a card while the others will say the word. -Monitor and provide support as needed.
-Elicit the word count. 'Can someone count for me from one to ten?' -Show the students a bowl of eggs and ask someone to count how many eggs are there. -Elicit the word countable from the students. CCQ: Can you count eggs? Yes. CCQ: Is egg a countable noun? Yes. Write the word egg and countable noun on the board. -Show the students a bottle of water and ask someone to count the water. -Elicit the word uncountable from the students. CCQ: Can you count water? No. CCQ: Is water a countable noun? No. CCQ: Is water an uncountable noun? Yes.
-Show the students the countable noun slide. Point out the form. -Elicit 'Can uncountable nouns be plural?' No. CCQ: Can we say waters? No.
-Ask the students to put the words in task 1 into two groups - countable and uncountable. -Check with a partner and check their answers from the answer key posted on the wall.
-Show the students the slide with a picture of a mini white board. -Tell the students that we will be reading some sentences and they need to check if the underlined word is countable or uncountable. -They will have to write C on their white board for countable nouns and U for uncountable nouns. I will then ask them to raise their white board to check their answer. -Distribute the whiteboard, pens, and eraser. If there is not enough materials - we can do this in pairs.
-In groups, ask them to share what food they ate this morning. -Monitor and provide support as needed. If there is time, get general feedback.