To provide practice of quantifiers in the context of adventure holidays.
To practise listening for specific information.
Procedure (42-51 minutes)
T shows ss pictures of the Egyptian desert and asks them: Have you ever driven or been for a walk in the desert? would you like to? Why not? What do you think are the possible dangers?
T asks students to listen to track 8.4 and write down the quantifiers they hear.
SS listen to track 8.5 and fill in the gaps using flash cards on newspaper sheets. T draws a grid on the board and asks ss to stick each quantifier in the appropriate column whether [C], [UC], or both.
T asks ss to choose three sentences with quantifiers used with countable nouns, uncountable nouns and both from Ex. 3 P. 84. T elicits/ provides the meaning of the quantifiers by asking CCQs: Is several more than one? Y Can I count ‘cases’? Y Can I count Water? N Does ‘much’ mean big quantity? Y Does ‘some’ mean limited quantity? Y T highlights the form (what kind of noun comes after the quantifiers) T highlights the phonemic transcript, models and drills.
SS answer Ex. 1 P. 85 in pairs then perform peer checking
SS work in small groups to discuss the place where they live using appropriate quantifiers. ss use the prompt box on P. 85 to help them
During the free practce, T takes notes of ss speech. T write down the common mistakes regarding TL T records them on the board and elicit/provides the correction.