Countable and Uncountable Nouns, Listening
To give students exposure and practice of countable and uncountable nouns.
To give students practice in listening for gist and detail.
Procedure (40-48 minutes)
-Teacher greets students, refers back to the previous lesson to set the stage by asking the students if they enjoyed the previous lesson and if they understood it.
- Teacher refers to students' previous lesson and follows up with reminder of previous topic involving places. - Teacher asks "Do you recall speaking about places?" Following this, show the students the picture on page 10. - Have the students discuss what the purpose of the pictures are among each other and what the pictures represent.
- Ask the students if they know what countable and uncountable nouns are and put them in a group to give examples.
If the students have trouble understanding or knowing what countable and uncountable nouns are, explain in more detail. Give them scenarios for when they would use countable nouns and when they would use uncountable nouns.
-Have the students listen to the passage several times if necessary. - Engage them with the questions from the workbook, having them cover the tapescript. - Correct and discuss any grammar questions or problems within the text
-Teacher engages students with questions about the place that they loved the most - Set in groups to discuss what the greatest place in the world is. -Keep students engaged and elicit the use of their imagination