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Fruits and vegetables
Elementary level


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of countable and uncountable nouns in the context of food shopping

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy and fluency speaking practice in the context of favourite fruits and vegetables


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T asks Ss: Do you like fruits/ vegetables? Which one do you like most? Where do you shop for fruits/ vegetables?

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a situation

T showes pictures on WB and asks Ss: Do you know names of these fruits and vegetables? Can you match the name and the picture? Ss to WB T asks Ss: Which food can you count?- these are countable nouns. Which food you can't count?- these are uncountable nouns.

Controlled Practice (6-7 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Task 1: Ss match pictures with correct sentences: How many bananas do you want? etc. T checks answers with WC

Clarification (5-7 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

Task 2 T asks students to make three rules on WB: You can use many, a/ an and numbers with countable nouns. You can use much with uncountable nouns. You can use some and a lot of with countable and uncountable nouns.

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-9 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

Task 3 Ss circle the correct words. Pair checking, and audio checking. Focus on pronunciation of: How many tomatoes C How much milk U some rice U an apple C a lot of bread U some bananas C some letuce U six tomatoes C

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

Ss writes five examples of: What food do you buy every week? What do you eat a lot of? Example: I usually buy a chicken every week and a lot of vegetables. I eat an apple and an orange every day. I eat a lot of seafood aswell- I buy them fresh two or three times in a week. What about you? PW- Ss practise speaking in pairs.

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