To provide clarification and practice of much, many, some, a lot in the context of a diet
To provide process writing practice of sentences using TL in the context of diet
To provide accuracy speaking practice in controlled and semi controlled activities in the context of your own ration
Procedure (34-45 minutes)
Show the photo of my friend. Ask if Ss like how she looks. Elicit (slim / fit/ healthy). Tell Ss that you've asked about her secret and she gave it to you. Ask what it could be? Elicit (diet) Show them a diet on HO1 and tell that something is wrong with a diet as it didn't help you.
Give out HO1. Ask Ss to read(1 min) and find what is wrong with the diet.
Elicit (not clear how much and how many I should eat) HO2 photos of different foods and different quantity (give each S some photos) Draw a vertical scale with 0 on the bottom and 100 on the top. Write on the board 100-/a lot/ in between-/some/ close to 0 -/not many/ not much / Ask Ss to stick photos to match the definition.
point to the countable noun and elicit (many) CCQ Can we count them? (Yes) if we can count the nouns they are called...elicit (countable). Clarify-To ask about quantity of countable nouns we say How+many+apples.........do you eat? point to uncountable noun elicit (much) CCQs Can we count it? (no) If we can't count nouns they are called...elicit (uncountable). Clarify-To ask about quantity of uncountable nouns we say How+much+water.......do you drink? a lot of CCQ Is the quantatity big or small? (big) Is it many or much? (both) Clarify-we use a lot of for both countable and uncountable nouns to say about big quantaty of nouns. (Drill the whole sentence) I eat a lot of apples. I drink a lot of water. Some CCQIs the quantatity big or small? (not big not small). Do I eat apples?(yes) Do you know how many apples I eat?(no) Do I drink water? (yes) Do you know how much water i drink? (no) Clarify-if don't know the quantity of nouns we say some.(Drill the whole sentence) I eat some apples I drink some water not much/not many point to countable noun CCQ Can we count them? (Yes) Is it much or many? (many) I don't eat many apples. point to uncountable noun CCQ Can we count them? (no) Is it much or many? (much) I don't drink much water Notice in questions we use how many/howmuch/. In positive sentence we use /a lot of apples/. In negative sentence we use /not many/not much
So my friend's diet was wrong. Why? What was missing? elicit /how much and how many/ i need to eat and drink. Now you will write a diet for me. The correct one. Match the nouns into the columns. What do you think i need to eat/drink a lot of/some/not much/not many FB-peer feedback. Exchange the papers. Check the answers.Is there anything you don't agree with? If yes discuss.
Make your own questions to these nouns. Use the pattern How much or many......... do you eat/drink?