Basic English for Adults (Republic of Kenya, 72 p.) 
Discuss the questions:
1. Do you have problems when you count in English?
2. Is it important for you to count in English?
One cow
Two trees
Three pencils
Four goats
Five plates
Six cups
Seven shoes
Eight oranges
Nine sticks
Ten potatoes
3. Count on your fingers:
1, 2, 3, 4, 5= 6, 7, 8, 9, 10= One, Two, Three, Four, Five
4. How many?
Here are some toes.
How many toes are there?
FigureHere are some trees.
How many trees are these?
FigureHer are some shoes.
How many shoes are there?
Figure
This is one stick. 
These are _ _ _ sticks. 


 
These are two potatoes. 
These are _ _ _ potatoes. 


 
These are _ _ _ books. 
These are _ _ _ pencils. 


 
These are one and half oranges 
These are a one and a quarter oranges. 


5. Read the numbers:
11 
eleven 
12 
twelve 
13 
thirteen 
14 
fourteen 
15 
fifteen 
16 
sixteen 
17 
seventeen 
18 
eighteen 
19 
nineteen 
20 
twenty 
30 
thirty 
40 
fourty 
60 
sixty 
70 
seventy 
80 
eighty 
90 
ninety 
100 
one hundred 
6. Number work
one cow + two cows = _ _ _ cows.
one stick + twelve sticks = _ _ _ sticks.
five pencils + nineteen pencils = _ _ pencils.
thirty seven potatoes + seven potatoes = _ _ _ potatoes.How many trees are these? _ _ _ trees.
Figure
7. Practice counting items in or around your classroom.
8. Read and then answer the questions that follow:
This is Wekesa.
He has some plates in his shop.
How many plates has he?
He has six plates.
FigureThis is my sister, Kadzo.
She has many oranges in her kiosk.
How many oranges has she?
FigureThis is Mwakio.
He has many goats on his farm.
How many goats has he?
He has eleven goats.
FigureHow many places has Wekesa?
How many oranges has Kadzo?
How many goats has Mwakio?
9. Kenyan currency
Practice counting
Coins 
Notes 
fifty cents 
20 shillings 


one shilling 
50 shillings 


five shillings 
100 shillings 


10 shillings 
500 shillings 



1000 shillings 
10. Write sentences and read
I 
Have 
a goat.

He 
Has 
a bicycle. 
11. Fill in has or have in each of the sentences.
1. She _ _ _ 
seven oranges. 
2. We _ _ _ 
six cows. 
3. You _ _ _ 
one small bicycle. 
4. They _ _ _ 
twenty goats. 
5. He _ _ _ 
thirty trees. 
12. Write the numbers in words
2 
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 
4 
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 
10 
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 
20 
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 
60 
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 
80 
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 
100 
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 
New words
has have cow one two three four five six seven eight nine ten toes trees potatoes sticks pencils oranges Quarter goats plates shillings cents bicycle this these how Many 