How Many A1 – Activity 1

How Many A1 – Activity 1

Aim of Activity

10 - 15 minutes

To check learners’ understanding of the video. 

Steps for Students

  1. Work in pairs or small groups.
  2. Click the blue arrow to listen to the questions about the video.
  3. Talk to your partner and choose the correct answer. 
  1. Put learners in pairs or groups.
  2. Share the task with the learners.
  3. Ask the learners to listen to and answer some questions about the video.
  4. Check the answers with the whole class. 


Face-to-face class:  

Use a projector to do the task as a whole class activity OR provide tablets for groups of learners to do the task in groups 

Online lesson: 

Use a computer to share the task online by clicking the link: Activity 1


If needed, watch the video again. 

Note that to move to the next question, the learners need to click the correct answer if their first choice was incorrect. 

To make the activity more communicative, encourage the learners to discuss the answers before clicking the answers. 

In an online class, learners can share their answers in the chatroom before the teacher reveals the answer on the screen. 

At feedback stage, the teacher can read the questions again and discuss the answers with the whole class. 

  1. Why does Lisa get up early?
    Because today is her birthday.
  2. What toys does Lisa have?
    She has got a lot of toys: two brown dolls, two big white dolls, and two small black dolls, 1 big blue ball, two small red balls and 2 small green balls, ducks, bears
  3. Why do Mike and Will go to the garden?
    They go to the garden to play football.
  4. What happens at four o’clock?
    The guests go to the garden to eat the cake.
  5. How does Lisa feel when she can’t see the birthday cake?
    She feels sad/unhappy/disappointed.
  6. What happens to Lisa’s cake?
    Mike and Will eat a lot of it and put the leftovers in the bush.
  7. How does Boosty arrive at the party?
    He flies with balloons to the party.