some and any
To provide deduction reading practice using a text about food in the context of stone soup story
To provide clarification of countable and uncountable nouns in the context of food
Procedure (60-83 minutes)
T asks questions about what ss ate yesterday and if they liked it or not. Why and why not?
unknown words: stone, tramp, it's a pity, knock, mean, saucepan, loaf, fetch, cellar. ss read the stone soup story and find the food from exercise 1a that the tramp put in the soup.
ss choose six things from the list and make a meal for themselves.
ss work individually or in pairs to make a meal for themselves in writing. ideas to help ss: What can we make from these kinds of food? Which items go together well? What do you need for a sandwich? What do you put in soup? What do you put in salad?
Ss read out their meals to the rest of the class. Have a class vote on which meal they liked the best. Ask ss to identify the countable and uncountable nouns in their meal.
Ss complete sentences from the story at page 47. Then T asks ss for clarification of usage of 'some and any' and ss complete the table in 3b. Ss look back at the things in exercise 1 and say whether Tramp used each thing to make the soup.
Ss write 5 kinds of food or drink from exercise 1 without showing anyone and ask and answer with a partner to find out what's in their partner's cupboard.
Ss hear three people in the picture talking about what they have for lunch. Ss copy and complete the chart in 5a.
Ss work with a partner to find out what he eats and drinks in a normal week in exercise 6a with the things provided.
Ss complete the chart and write about themselves and their partners trying to answer the question, 'have they got a healthy diet?'.