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TP1 Starter
A2 level


In this lesson, students will go over A1 material. The main focus will be on countable and uncountable nouns and use of much, many, some, any. The lesson will begin with a scan reading exercise and will be followed by listening and speaking exercises.


Abc Gap fill hand-out
Abc Where am I game sheet
Abc Gold Experience A2 students book

Main Aims

  • To provide review of countable and uncountable nouns in the context of possessions

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of possessions


Warmer/Lead-in (6-8 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Start the lesson by asking the students where they would like to travel. I will give my preferred destination and ask them to talk to their partners about what they would take with them to their favorite destination. Have them share the items with the class

Exposure (6-8 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

Introduce vocab: Identities and surname. Identities: Show the pictures on page six and ask "these are different types of .... identities." Identity is Who you are. Surname: what is another way of saying last name? Scan reading Instructions: You have 3 minutes to read the identities and answer the questions in exercise 1. Work alone. There could be more than 1 answer. Check with a partner. Go over the answers together.

Highlighting (5-7 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

Introduction Have got/ Has got We use have got and has got to mainly talk about family, friends, possessions or personal appearance/the way we look. Examples: I've got a new book, She has got or She's got long hair. He has got many friends. They haven't got any books. He has got two sisters. show contractions. Use finger technique. + I've got many friends. - I haven't got many friends. ? Have you got many friends? Differences between British and American English. I've got a book=I have a book Have you got a book? = Do you have a book? We don't use have got in the past tense. Use had without the got. I had a book. There are other uses of have got (sickness, scheduled events..) but for this class focus on these only.

Clarification (25-35 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

Scan Reading exercise: Instructions: Read the identities again and answer the questions in Exercise 2. You have 5 minutes. Work alone. Check with your partner. Go over the Answers with the class. Countable and Uncountable nouns First, check the meanings of countable, uncountable and nouns. Write countable and Uncountable on the board and have each student write a countable and uncountable noun on the board. Uncountable examples: Music,love, anger,water, time, coffee, tea, cheese, butter, money, knowledge, rice... What is the best way to know if a noun is countable or not? If you can add a number in front of it then it is countable. Show examples of them on the board. 5 books... Usually, if there is an s then it is countable. Usually. Much and Many: Which one do we use for c? Use much for uncountables and Many for countables. Is it like apples or water.. Do exercise 1, 5, 7 Check answers with your partner. Go over the answers for exercise 1 and let them do ex. 5 and 7.

Controlled Practice (25-30 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Vocabulary exercise Instructions- match the pictures with the vocabulary. 2 minutes. Work alone. 1 is G. Check with class. Fill in the blanks. Work alone. 3 minutes. Check with your partner. Go over the answers. Talk about some and any. When do we use some and when do we use any? We use some for limited number or amount. Ex. I like some kinds of cake. (chocolate, strawberry) = a limited number. I don't like some kinds of cake= limited number. We use any for unlimited number or amount. I like any kind of cake = I like all kinds of cake, unlimited. I don't like any kind of cake= 0, Unlimited. I like any kind of music but I don't like some animals. Any questions* Do exercises 2. You have 5 minutes. Work alone. Go over the answers together Exercise 3. Re arrange the following. You have 7 minutes. Do the first question. Go over the answers together. Exercise 4 6 minutes. work alone. check together. Any Questions?

Free Practice (20-30 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

Game: What would you need if you were stranded on a desert island? Get in groups of 3 or 4. Decide what you need to live on the island. Pick 10 things you can bring with you to the island. 4 of them have to be uncountable. Use some, any, many, much when you present your items to class. 5 minutes to discuss, 10 minutes to present. Game: Ideal classroom Do you like this classroom? How would you make it perfect? name some things to make it better. You can talk and draw on the board. Use some. any, many, much, there is and there are. 5 minutes to think and 10 mins to present.

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