Aboubaidah Aboubaidah

Grammar / how much / how many / a lot / not much
Elementary level


In this lesson the ss are going to learn how to ask questions in terms of countable and uncountable nouns. In this lesson they are going to be exposed to the target language through different skills and activities. After the lead-in the ss are going to read an introduction along with an interview. After that they are going to practice that interview in a form of conversation. Then the ss are going to do a number of grammar exercises addressing the TL . Finally they are going to practice a dialogue using the target language and there will be feedback and discussion of their mistakes if they committed some.


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Main Aims

  • By the end of the lesson the students will have practiced asking and answering questions with How much / how many

Subsidiary Aims

  • the students will be exposed to the TL through reading (an introduction and interview).


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

The T is going to ask the ss the following questions: How much money do you have in your pocket? How many students in the class?

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

The ss will be asked to read an introduction along with a questionnaire. Then the teacher will ask them a couple of questions; ( what do people usually take with them everywhere these days? Why do we need to drink a lot of water according to the magazines? The ss answer the questions and then they will be asked to work in pairs to interview each other using the questionnaire they have read.

Highlighting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

The T asks the ss about the question they used in their reading and elicits from them; what was the question in the interview? can we use the question How many waters? why? why not?

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

The T elicits the meaning of the TL from the students along with the form and writes sentences on the WB along with stress and the pronunciation of the words, expressions and the full sentences. The T keeps drilling with the ss individually and the whole class.

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

To check the concept the T is going to give the ss two grammar exercises to do them in a pair form then check with their neighboring pair after that the T asks them some questions about the exercises to make sure they understood the TL. Finally the T gives the ss the key answer to compare their answers.

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

in the productive stage the ss are going to express themselves to each other using the target language in a form of conversation.

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