Teaching Practice 7
To provide clarification and practice of countable and uncountable nouns in the context of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
To provide fluency speaking practice about countable and uncountable nouns through a taboo game
Procedure (34-52 minutes)
T shows a pyramid Picture by using OHP to remind Ss of Maslow's Pyramid. After that T draws another level below the pyramid and writes "Wi-Fi" and asks if it is true for people nowadays then T asks Ss to think of another level in pairs. T sets a time limit (1 min) then provides WHFB and writes "Battery Life" in the lowest level. T asks Ss opinions.
T says *Look at the highlighted nouns in the reading text. Categorise them as countable and uncountable. Work in pairs. After that, T wants SS to check their answers with other peers and provides WHFB. In this stage of the lesson T explains how "crime" can be both countable and uncountable.
T gives Ss a HO about meaning and wants Ss to work in pairs and do the exercise. After that T wants Ss to check their answers with other peers and nominates Ss one by one and provides FB.
T says; * Look at the nouns here and match them with the rules and write the plural form of the nouns. Work in pairs and gives HOs to Ss. After Ss finish doing the exercise T wants them to check their answers with other peers and provides WHFB. Then T gives the answer key.
By using OHP T shows the Form Handout and drills the words. T also clarifies the sounds /s/ , /z/, /ız/ while drilling.
T says ; * Work in pairs. Choose the best answer. and gives HOs to Ss. After Ss finish doing the exercise, T wants them to check their answers with other peers. Then T provides WHFB.
T gives taboo cards to Ss and tell them not to show their cards to anyone. Then T wants Ss to stand up and explain the word in their card to at least 3 students. Before Ss start the activity, T shows a demo. After Ss finish doing the exercise, T asks Ss which words they guess right and if they are countable or uncountable.