Grammar and Vocabulary
By the end of this lesson, the SS will have learnt to identify countable and uncountable nouns.
By the end of the lesson, the students will have learnt to use the vocabulary related to countable and uncountable nouns.
By the end of the lesson, the SS will have practiced speaking skill through asking and answering questions using "How many" and "How much" and other activities
Procedure (45 minutes)
The T. shows the SS some real objects such as pens, chairs, windows, sugar, salt and so on. The T elicits from the SS that pens, chairs,etc are countable nouns. On the other hand, sugar and salt are uncountable nouns. After that, SS complete activity 1 with countable or uncountable. Instructions: Complete the statements with either countable or uncountable ICQs: Are you going to complete the sentences? Do you use countable or uncountable?
The teacher will show the students real objects such as chocolate and elicit if we can say a chocolate and Why? The T gives the SS an activity to find which other words have the same case. Instructions: In activity 2: All the words in the box are uncountable. Circle the nouns that can be used as countable sometimes. ICQs - Are you going to write? Do you circle the words that can uncountable?
The T. asks some CCQs to check the SS' knowledge about questions using How many? and How much? The SS does an activity to complete questions with many or much. Instructions: Complete the questions with many or much. ICQs Are you going to use how? Do you use many or much?
The SS learn the nouns and expressions used with countable and uncountable nouns such as none, not any, a few, several, some, many, a lot, lots, plenty, a little, much and a bit. On the board, the T elicits the answers for two questions: How many times have you been to the USA? How much work have you done? Instructions: Please look at the board and answer the question?
The SS do an activity crossing out the answer which is not possible. The SS makes a dialogue answering questions using How much? and How many? according to the activity in the textbook. Instructions: Cross out the answer which is not possible? The teacher demonstrates. The T gives an example.
The SS work in groups putting (a - an /C) for singular countable nouns (P) for plural countable nouns and (U) uncountable nouns with the words. The SS come out to the board and do the same thing to check the answers. Instructions: Put a/an -c , P or U with the words. The T demonstrates.
Using photos, the T elicits the SS' knowledge to some common collocations such as a bar of chocolate , a bowl of fruit, a box of chocolates, a bunch of bananas, a jar of honey, a packet of cigarettes. The SS work in groups matching words from column A with words from column B to make collocations.
The T divides the SS into 3/4 groups and give each group a group of words and ask each group to come out and match the words by sticking them. The winning group is the one that finishes early. The T gives each group the model answer and ask them to check for each other.