Section Three: Question and Answer ~ Print Q and A: .docx /.doc

 

~ Match the questions with the answers below:

 

1) How many bedrooms are there in your home? Do they have closets?

 

2) Do you have a coffee table? What do you use it for?

 

3) Is there an entryway in your home? What does it look like?

 

4) Is there anything on your walls? Describe the things on your walls.

 

5) Are there any books, magazines, or newspapers? Where are they?

 

6) Do you have a utility room? Where is it? Describe it.

 

7) What is your favorite place in your home? Why do you like it?

 

~ Match the answers with the questions above:

 

A) Yes. there are many photos, a few posters, and some dried flowers.

 

B) Yes. There¡¯s one. I usually put my feet on it when I watch TV.

 

C) Sure. They are always scattered around my apartment.

 

D) That¡¯s easy. I love my deck. I have a small garden there.

 

E) Yes. It¡¯s small. We have a cupboard for shoes and things.

 

F) Yes. It¡¯s like a closed balcony. We store things there.

 

G) Only two. We have a small family. One big one.

 

Now: In pairs, groups, or as a class, answer the questions above according to your own experience

 

Next: Make your own questions related to the topic, vocabulary, or structure presented

 

 

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Vocabulary

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~ Contents ~ Vocabulary ~ Topic 2 ~ Home and Furniture ~

Section One: Structure ~ There is and There are ~ Print (Sections 1 and 2): .docx /.doc

 

There is called an ¡°expletive.¡± It has no meaning but indicates

that something (a noun) exists in a certain place (another noun).

 

Singular case: There is a movie poster on my bedroom wall.

Plural case: There are ten plants in my living room.

 

The mention of place is omitted if unnecessary:

 

There is one bathtub.

In this case, we all know what room we are talking about.

 

Example questions:

 

1) Is there a Chinese restaurant near your home? Do you go there?

2) Are there many children in your neighborhood? Are they noisy?

3) How many members are there in your family? Describe one?

4) How much food is there in your fridge? Describe some items.

5) Are there many shoes in your closet? How many do you wear?

6) Is there a balcony or utility room in your home? Describe them.

7) Are there many windows or lamps in your home? Where are they?

8) How many books (CDs/DVDs) do you have? Describe them?

9) How much noise do your neighbors make? Tell about it.

10) What is your favorite piece of furniture? Why?

 

 

 

How to Make a Lesson ~ Procedures

                                          

1)   To begin with, as a class, in groups, or in pairs, look up, talk about, and introduce the structure

2)   Then, create new questions together using structure and vocabulary. Consult vocabulary list

3)   After that, as a class, in groups, or in pairs, match the questions and answers in the third section

4)   Next, select and answer any of the questions in your own way from your own experience

5)   Include as many students as possible and endeavor to create a discussion based on the Q and A

       (Challenge yourself by creating your own questions with the given vocabulary and structure)

Section Two: Vocabulary ~ Home and Furniture ~

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