Countable and uncountable nouns with there is/are some & any
By the end of this lesson, SS will have better understanding of how use countable and uncountable nouns with (there is and there are) in the context of food.
To improve and consolidate students speaking fluency in using countable and uncountable nouns with there is and there are, some & any.
Procedure (26-47 minutes)
T gives SS handout with some local and international food. T puts SS into groups and asks them to categorize local food and international food. T asks SS to categorize them into breakfast, lunch or dinner. T asks SS which one/ ones you like or don’t like.
T asks SS to look at photos on page 52 ex 1. T asks students to match words to the photos T instructs SS to work in pair. T asks SS to check as a class. SS engages with each other.
T displays the table of food in ex 1 on the screen. T points at pictures of tomatoes and bread and elicits from the SS how many there are. T does the same with water and olive oil and asks SS how you can count bottle but you can’t count the oil. T instructs SS to add tomatoes to the countable column and oil olive to the uncountable column. SS continue to work individually to complete the table. T instructs SS to check their answers.
T instructs SS to listen and check. T instructs SS to add the words to the appropriate columns on the HO. T points out that uncountable nouns do not have a plural form “S”. T drills the pronunciation of the words especially cheese /tʃiːz/ sandwich /ˈsænwɪtʃ/ and biscuits /ˈbɪskɪts/.
T elicits from the SS the different forms of the verb to be in the present. T writes two examples from grammar focus 1 P.53. T asks students which one is singular and which one is plural. T writes two examples from grammar focus 2 P:53. T says to SS some is found in a positive sentence. T says to SS any is found in negative and question sentences.
T instructs SS to work individually to choose either some or any. SS check in pairs. SS check as a class. T runs feedback and asks SS to justify each answer.