0-20. How many friends do you have?

Warm-up

Repeat after the tutor. 

  • How many hours are you going to sleep?
  • How many countries are you going to visit?
  • How many days is she going to stay?
  • How many cars are black?
  • How many people have this problem?
  • How many rooms do you need?
  • How many spoons do they need?
  • How many soldiers died?
  • How many people followed you?
  • How many employees did you hire?
  • How many children did they help?
  • How many tickets can I buy?
  • How many cookies can you eat?
  • How many languages can you speak?
  • How many people can do this?

Notes

Here are some grammar tips. 

Vocabulary

Go over the following vocabulary and expressions with your tutor. Use the illustration above if needed.

Vocabulary/ Expressions

Expression Definition
airplane (v) a powered flying vehicle
e.g. How many airplanes do you see on the tarmac?
hair (v) hairs collectively, especially those growing on a person’s head.
e.g. How many people have black hair in this room?
avoid (v) keep away from or stop oneself from doing (something).
e.g. How many times can I avoid him?
champion (v) a person who has defeated or surpassed all rivals in a competition, especially in sports.
e.g. How many times will she be the champion in this competition?
fear (v) be afraid of (someone or something) as likely to be dangerous, painful, or threatening.
e.g. How many times to have to fear an exam before I feel confident?
kidnap (v) take (someone) away illegally by force, typically to obtain a ransom.
e.g. How many times can we kidnap someone before we are caught?
parade (v) a public procession, especially one celebrating a special day or event and including marching bands and floats.
e.g. How many years has the Christmas parade been taking place?
railroad (v) a track or set of tracks made of steel rails along which passenger and freight trains run.
e.g. How many towns does the railroad pass through?
scale (v) one of the thin plates forming the covering of certain animals, as snakes, lizards, and fish
e.g. How many scales are on that snake?
warn (v) inform someone in advance of an impending or possible danger, problem, or other unpleasant situation.
e.g.How many times do I have to warn you not to go to that house?

Exercise

Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. stars / many / did / see / you / how
    2. take / you / how / did / courses / many
    3. know / how / languages / you / do / many
    4. there / how / countries / many / are
    5. have / to / I / this / do / how / times / many / repeat
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. How many person were at the dinner party?
    2. How many people was on your airplane?
    3. How much bananas are in a bunch?
    4. How many bagels is in a baker’s dozen?
    5. How many employees work for your companys?
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. How many people are in your family?
    2. How many times have you been on a pane?
    3. How many items are on the desk beside you right now?
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. Write a paragraph of the last time you went to the grocery store. How many of each item did you buy?
    3. Practice! Next time you go to the grocery store, trying asking the shopkeepers questions. Ex. How many apples are in this bag?

Wrap-up

Go over any new expressions or vocabulary that you learned today.

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