Muhammad Nour Kaseer Muhammad Nour Kaseer

Eat in or take away
Beginners level


In this lesson, students learn about asking and stating the prices of things in cafes by using the question "How much....?". They will be learning to use the question form through listening and speaking.


Abc Students stuff

Main Aims

  • Functional language - in a cafe

Subsidiary Aims

  • Listening and speaking


Introduction "how much" (5-7 minutes) • To practice asking about prices

The teacher starts the lesson by stressing on what Mohamed has taught about using "how much" by distributing pictures with different items on (rings,watches, cars...) and a number ( the price) on the back of each picture, students would be asking to mingle with each other to discover how much their classmates' items are. Highlighting the words "expensive", "cheap" is possible in this activity. Or Alternatively the teacher may ask the students to give away some of their stuff and try to sell them so they can practice the TL

Listening 1 (4-6 minutes) • To check listening skills for specific info

The teacher asks the students to go to page 27 and look at the picture that shows three people and tries to elicit the titles of those people ( two customers and an assistant), then he asks the students to listen to find out what the customers order from the price list

Listening 2 (5-7 minutes) • Listening skills for numbers and prices

The teacher asks the students to listen again but this time to find out about the amount of money (how much) the customers in the track have spent on their orders.

Vocab (7-8 minutes) • teaching cafe vocab

The teacher makes sure the students understand the new vocab, if they don't he tries to elicit the meaning by using his body language to get the students to say the meaning. Afterwards he instructs the students to use the new vocab to fill in spaces in pairs. They students are asked to come to the WB and and write their answers down.

Listening 3 (6-8 minutes) • pronunciation

The teacher explains that students are going to listen to the same track again, but this time he asks them to repeat, afterwards he asks the students to practice the same conversation in pairs.

Speaking (5-8 minutes) • productive skill, ordering food

The teachers direct the students to look again at the price list. Take turns to order their favourite food and drink,

Speaking/wrapping-up (4-6 minutes) • producing cafe vocab

The teacher divides the students into groups of three where two can be customers and the third is the assistant, he observes and corrects any mistakes

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