to clarify and practice ( a, some, a lot of, there's and there are ) through sentences taken from a reading text.
speaking and writing to practice target language.
Procedure (35-44 minutes)
Show the students few sentenced elicited from the text discussed in the last lesson. " There's a big shopping mall " " There are some nice parks " " There are a lot of old building "
Give the students an exercises to test their prior knowledge about ( There’s, there are, some, a and a lot of ) Monitor well to know which part the are struggling with.
Meaning: choose three sentences to show the difference between ( There's and there are ) ( a, some and a lot of ) CCQs: " There's a big shopping mall " is there only one shopping mall ? [yes] are there many shopping malls ? [no] " There are some parks " are there only one park ? [no] are there more than one park ? [yes] are there many parks ? [no] " There are a lot of buildings " is there only one old building? [no] are there many old buildings? [yes] draw a cline to show the differences between all of them. Form : " There's a + noun [singular] " " There are some + noun [ plural ] " " There are a lot of + noun [ plural ] " Pronunciation : model and drill
Give students the test 1 again and check then ask them to check answers in pairs then WC feedback.
divide the class into pairs. give each pair a blank paper. ask all students to stand up and write things that exist in the classroom. e.g. : " There are a lot of desks in the classroom " after that ask students to all share information with each other. the group that has more correct sentences wins. then give WC feedback.
divide the students into pairs. show the students a picture on the projector. ask each pair to write sentences using there's, there are, a , some and a lot of. then ask students to check answers on groups. Give WC feedback