Questions with How much…? / How many…?

This is a downloadable ESL activity for children to practise asking and answering questions using "how much / how many?"

How much/many activity

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Aim To practise “How much…?” and “How many…?” questions. To practise “There is…” and “There are…”
Activity Students find information to complete a questionnaire.
Organisation Pair work
Preparation Make enough copies of the questionnaire for the number of students in your class.

What do I do?
  1. Hand out questionnaires.
  2. Students go around the classroom and the school to find the answers, asking questions where necessary.
  3. Feedback as a class orally, making sure students use full sentences with “There is…” and “There are…”
  4. Students write the full sentences.

How many classrooms are there in the school?
How much time is there until the class finishes?
How many pens are there in the classroom?
How many rooms are there in your teacher’s house?
How many bags are there in the classroom?
How many books are there on the teacher’s table?
How much money is there in your teacher’s pocket?
How many students are there in the class?
How many computers are there in the school?

Keith Taylor
Keith is the co-founder of Eslbase. He has been a teacher and teacher trainer for over 20 years, in Indonesia, Australia, Morocco, Spain, Italy, Poland, France and now in the UK.

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