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Countable, Uncountable, Some, Any, A lot of
Elementary level

Description

In this lesson

Materials

Abc Real Apple, oranges, orange juice, Biscuits
Abc Gap-fill exercise based on an audio track
Abc Matching pictures with words
Abc Gap-fill handout

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification the countable and uncountable nouns, some, any and a lot of in the context of food .

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide specific information listening practice using a text about any and some in the context of two people talking about what they like/dislike.
  • By the end of the lesson, students will practice the countable and uncountable nouns, some, any and a lot of in the context of offering/and responding to invitations using "Would you like...?"

Procedure

Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T states the aim of the lesson. T asks Ss "Do you like apples?" (possible answer: No. Give another example) "How many apples do you eat a day?" "Do you drink apple juice?" (possible answer: No. Give another example) "How many apple-juice do you drink a day?" (Potential Mistake: two apple-juice) T documents any potential mistakes on the board to refer back to it for correction.

Exposure (3-8 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

T instructs Ss that they are going to work on a matching-picture exercise. Followed by ICQS. T distributes the exercise and keeps monitoring their performance. After 5 minutes, T elicits the answers, checking, drilling, the stressing (no need to write, they are on the paper)

Highlighting (3-7 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

T asks "what do you see in picture A?" (apples/3 apples) T says "There are three apples in picture A" to model the answer. T drills the answer then writes the sentence on the board. T asks "What do you see in picture O?" (chocolate) Using gestures, T asks "Can you count the chocolate in picture O?" (no) T says "There some chocolate in picture O" to model the answer. T drills the answer then writes the sentence on the board. T asks "Can you see any mangoes in the pictures?" (No) T says "There aren't any mangoes in pictures" to model the answer. T drills the answer then writes the sentence on the board.

Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

T clarifies countable and uncountable. Then clarifies when to use some and any. the rule will be clarified on the board

Controlled Practice (8-20 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

T instructs Ss to work in pairs on the exercise. T distributes the exercise. T conducts a feedback session. T instructs Ss to listen and fill in the gap. T distributes the exercise. T asks Ss to check their answers in pairs T conducts a feedback session.

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

T instructs students to practice on an exercise based on offering/responding to practice some and any.

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