Asma Asma

Upper-intermediate level


In this lesson students practice using quantifiers before countable and uncountable nouns. They work individually and in groups. They have to do a survey about their colleagues' lifestyle.


Abc Headway , upper-int.

Main Aims

  • To practice quantifiers in the context of Making a Survey.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To listen to some informal quantifiers


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

I am going to spend few minutes in setting the context by telling some sentences in which I lead the students to used quantifiers through their spoken sentences and questions

Controlled Practice (15-20 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

I will show the survey and elicit the meaning of the survey and other words in the prompts. and explain how to do it online. divided them into groups of 4 students and monitor them.

Highlighting (5-10 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

Show them the target language arranged depending on their quantities in the PowerPoint slides and elaborate more to draw the students'attention to the words that are used with plural countable nouns,...etc

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

Practice using informal words to express quantities. Students listen to the recording.

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

Students are asked to discuss their own ideas and their friends' using the survey results.

Free Practice (1-2 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

Ask students to write a survey about studying habits as a homework.

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