Lesson 6: Food and drink
(A2) Pre intermediate-Lower Primary level
In this lesson, the students will learn about countable and uncountable nouns related with food.
To improve their vocabulary, at the beggining of the class we will check countable and uncountable nouns, using a chart in order to categorize them.
After that introduction, to help the students to talk about countable and uncountable nouns, they will check a grammar chart with there is, there are, some and any in which they have to choose the correct way to use them. This will enable them to answer more exercises about this topic.
To improve their reading skills, the students will read a reading about food, It will give them more vocabulary.
Procedure (45-59 minutes)
Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students
Talk about their favourite food.
Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation
The students have to match some words with the correct pictures.
Highlighting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language
Fill a table with the things students can count and the things they can't.
Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language
To explain the use of There is, there are, some and any.
Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice
To complete sentences with some or any
Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice
The students will work in pairs. One of them will make sentences about the pictures in the book and the other one has to say if it's true or false.
Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language
Work in pairs. Ask each other about the pictures in the book. Use there is, there are, some and any.