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How much / How many ? quantifiers:a lot, not much,
New English File; Elementary A1, A2 level


In this lesson Ss will revise types of drinks and how to use them with countable and uncountable nouns.They will also learn about usage of how much? how many and quantifiers: a lot, not much , quite a lot, non


Abc Gap-fill handouts, drinks realia, PowerPoint, other handouts, whiteboard and markers

Main Aims

  • By the end of the lesson, Ss will have received how to use How many or how much in the context of drinks and other quantifiers.

Subsidiary Aims

  • By the end of the lesson, Ss will have practice of usage of how much, how many in speaking.


Warmer/ Lead-in (5-7 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students.

T will ask Ss: What kind of drinks do you know? and elicit: Soft drinks and Alcoholic drinks. T writes on the whiteboard Soft Drinks that Ss say and Alcoholic Drinks T will also elicit:tap water, mineral water. T asks the class:What is your favorite drink?

Exposure/Clarification (15-20 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through realia and clarify meaning, form and pronunciation

T will ask: do you drink water? yes. When you want to know if your friend drinks one cup or two cups, how do you ask? ( How many/ how much) T explains: can you count water. Ss will revise countable and uncountable nouns. T will show realia to set context. I drink water. 1. T shows an empty glass. Elicits and drills. ( I don't drink any water) 2. T shows half of the glass filled with water.( I don't drink much water) 3. T shows 3 battles of water filled. (I drink a lot of water) 4. I drink quite a lot of water T writes the sentences on the board and explains the rules eliciting After clarifying grammar T can give some sentences to fill gaps.

Controlled Practic (5-7 minutes) • To concept check and prepare Ss for more meaningful practice

T focuses on the introduction to the questionnaire. T asks Ss :how much water do you drink? Why should we drink water? T gives instructions:now interview your partners. Give 2-3 min. Feedback in open pairs. until each Ss has gotten practice Ask SS to interview you. Find out how many Ss think they need to drink more water.

Semi-Controlled Practice (10-12 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare Ss for free practice

T chooses one Ss and asks:Do you like tea or coffee? (coffee) Demo with Ss Do you like it sweet? Do you put sugar? How much sugar do you have in your sugar? a lot; quite a lot; not much or not many; non T gives instructions: you can stand up and interview you friends and tick the answers. T monitors and writes down Ss mistakes. Ss are involved in pair work

Free Practice (10-14 minutes) • To provide Ss with free practice of the target language.

T Focuses on the questions and the short answers -a lot,quite a lot, not much, many, non T displays the chart to demo clearly. T instructs Ss to work in pairs gives 5 min. T writes down mistakes during the Ss feedback T gives homework

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