Lesson # 7: Nouns & Pronouns – Speaking Activity
This ESL lesson targets Nouns & Pronouns. Nouns & Pronouns can include singular and plural forms of nouns, subject-verb agreement, objects of preposition, nouns as adjectives, and reflexive pronouns.
This speaking activity evokes natural conversation about common objects your students use on a regular basis.
Your students will also have a chance to ask other students questions using nouns and pronouns until they becomes comfortable with this grammatical structure.
Part I: Questions about the Photo – Nouns & Pronouns
Instructions: Teacher asks students questions about the photo.
- Are there tomatoes in the bowl?
- Is there a piece of lettuce on the counter?
- How many eggs are in the cups?
- Is the bottle of olive oil behind the bowl of vegetables?
- Where is the orange pepper?
- Is there a block of cheese on the cutting board?
- Are all of the tomatoes in the bowl?
- Is there a piece of lettuce on the bread?
- How many red peppers do you see?
- Where is the cucumber?
Part 2: Questions about the Photo – Nouns & Pronouns
Instructions: Students take turns asking each other questions about the picture below:
Note: If there is only one student and one teacher, then the teacher continues asking the student the ten questions below.
- What colour is the candle?
- How many towels do you see?
- Is the blue towel under the red towel?
- Is there a soap bottle on the counter?
- What items are in the gold containers?
- Is there a picture on the wall?
- Is there water on the counter top?
- Where are the two small statues?
- How many water taps do you see?
- Is this a big bathroom or a small one?
Part 3: Questions about the Photo – Nouns & Pronouns
Instructions: Teacher asks student(s) five questions in a similar context as the photo.
- Do you have a big, mid-sized, or small laptop?
- Do you prefer a sharp pencil or a blunt pencil?
- Do you like black coffee or milk coffee?
- Can you make coffee yourself?
- Name 2 things kids under 12 cannot do themselves?
Instructions: Students take turns asking each other the five questions in a similar context as the photo.
- Do you have a new laptop or an old laptop?
- Do you eat lunch by yourself?
- Do you like sweet coffee or bitter coffee?
- Can you put on a necktie by yourself?
- Name 2 things most adults can do by themselves.
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