Anil Eryilmaz Anil Eryilmaz

Teaching Practice 8
Intermediate level


In this lesson, the students will learn to use quantifiers with countable and non-countable nouns. The bigger context of the day is 'Things you can't live without' and my lesson will be about 'Travel'. At the end of the lesson, the students should be able to use the correct quantifier according to the form of any noun.


Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of quantifiers in the context of travel

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of Istanbul


Stage 1: Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T will show a video to the students about Cape Town, and ask them if they would like to go there. Students will discuss. T will elicit some answers.

Stage 2: Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text and elicit the meaning from the students

T will distribute HO1. Students will read about Cape Town and fill in the gaps by choosing the correct quantifier. By this activity, T will elicit the meaning from the students. After they're done, T will hand out the answer key and give them time to discuss the answers

Stage 3: Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

On the board, T will write the marker sentences from the previous text. T will elicit the quantifier from the students when writing on the board. Then, T will elicit if the noun is countable or non-countable in each sentence. Then, T will elicit the difference between some and any. Afterwards, T will handout HO2 in order to see if the students understand the form. T will hand out the answer keys. Then, T will do some drilling for pronunciation.

Stage 4: Controlled Practice (3-5 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

T will distribute HO 3 for the controlled practice. The students will fill in the gaps with the correct quantifier. T will get an early finisher to write the answers on the board.

Stage 5: Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

Students will use the target language by speaking to each other. T will ask the students about Istanbul. They will discuss the traffic, nightlife, food etc. in Istanbul in pairs. T will ask the students to try to use the target language when they are speaking. T will take note of the mistakes that he hears for feedback and error correction.

Stage 6: Feedback and Error Correction (3-5 minutes) • To provide feedback and error correction on the usage of the target language

T will ask the students some questions about the things that they have discussed in the previous part. Then, T will provide error correction for the mistakes that he has heard during the free practice.

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