Khayala Khayala

Countable & Uncountable nouns
Elementary level


In this lesson, students will learn how to identify and use countable and uncountable nouns in the context of "My fridge".


Abc Speakout Elementary handout (page48-49)

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of Countable & Uncountable nouns in the context of "My Fridge"

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a discussion in the context of "My Fridge"
  • To provide specific information in the context of "My Fridge"


Warmer/Lead-in (5-7 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Looking at the pictures ss will have some discussion about food, their fridge. I will ask some questions such as "what's your favorite food/fruit/?" etc.

Exposure (6-7 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

Ss will classify nouns as "fruit", "drink", "vegetables" etc.

Highlighting (4-6 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

I will write some of these nouns on the board eliciting answers from the ss. Then I will ask "Are these nouns countable or not?"

Clarification (5-7 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

I will give short presentation about Countable & Uncountable nouns eliciting answers from the Ss.

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Ss will classify nouns into two groups Countable and Uncountable.

Semi-Controlled Practice (6-8 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

Ss will listen to the audio and discuss some questions.

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

They will complete task 7A about themselves and shortly speak about it.

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