yasmine Ahmed yasmine Ahmed

nouns and quantity expressions
intermediate level

Description

In this lesson, students will review countable nouns and uncountable nouns. Then, they will have an activity to answer about the quantity expressions: none, not any, a few, a little, several, some, many, a lot, much, lots and plenty. Then, they will how to give a singular from uncountable nouns.

Materials

Abc Gap fill hand-out
Abc video
Abc hand-out

Main Aims

  • To provide review, clarification and practice of nouns and quantity expressions in the context of food

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide process writing practice of a three sentences in the context of using quantity expressions

Procedure

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

Show Ss a video about the food around the world Give Ss hand-out to discuss two questions in pairs Discuss these questions in pairs: Which food do you prefer organic or fast food?why? what do you have in your breakfast?

Test #1 (8-10 minutes) • To gauge students' prior knowledge of the target language

Give Ss a gap fill hand-out to choose the correct answers choose the correct answer : 1- I don't prefer ..........orange, I prefer red. a an no article many 2- Maths...........my favorite subject when I was in school was were is are 3- How............. butter should you use? many few much little 4- There are ................ books on the shelf. They are not enough many few a lot of any 5- My brother has ...............experience, so he didn't get the job a little a few little few 6- Can I have ............... milk in my coffee, please? an some many one 7- There are ............things you can do to help much too little some any 8- He hasn't got .............furniture in his house a lot of some any many 9- There aren't ...........................books on the shelf. many few a lot of any 10- This blanket has ..............colors much little several none 11- ...........of the trains are going to Assuit None Any Many Few Ss check their answers in pairs Ss answer exercise 1 in SB p 41 in pairs

Teach (15-20 minutes) • To clarify areas of the target language where students had difficulty in the first test stage

write the sentences that Ss made mistakes about on the board clarify that countable nouns take a,an with singular uncountable nouns are singular and plural clarify that none, not any, a few, several, some, many, a lot, lots, plenty come with countable nouns clarify that none, not any, a little, a bit, some, much, a lot, lots, plenty come with uncountable nouns

Test #2 (8-10 minutes) • Check students' use of the target language again and compare with the first test

Give Ss hand-outs to answer choose the correct answer Fifty degrees .............a very high temperature are is being were is The police .............arrested three suspects is have are has The attack on the shop caused .....................damage a few many a lot of few The marks I got are too .............. to help me pass the tests little a little few a few `.............of the information given to me was helpful Any Many None A lot Ss check answers in pairs Ask Ss to make a miming map for countable and uncountable nouns

Free practice (5-7 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

work with your partner to write three sentences using the quantity expressions

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