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EFL: In-Class Oprah-Style Talk Show
Explore verbal communication by participating in a talk show activity. EFL students identify the format of the Oprah Winfrey show and discuss matters with a "host." They utilize video cameras and sound equipment to record the "show" and view it at a later date.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
How to Write a Good Business E-Mail
Students in an EFL/ESL program discover how to write a professional business e-mail. For this writing lesson, students review the correct way to write a business e-mail. They practice writing emails as a whole class and on their own.
12th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 29 Views 59 Downloads
Is it News and What's Your Opinion?
Students read 2 short news stories for 5-10 minutes and underline vocabulary that is new to them. In this EFL conversation lesson, students discuss the vocabulary words, what they think each story is about and which they like best. Students work with partners and role play one of the stories and the class discusses each.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 11 Downloads
How to Teach and Test New Vocabulary
Students are introduced to new vocabulary words and play a game to reinforce their meanings and usage. In this EFL lesson, students work in teams, they throw dice and the student with the higher number gets to answer a question regarding a new vocabulary word.
1st - Higher Ed Language Arts 43 Views 181 Downloads
EFL Beginner: Learning How to Use Adjectives
Students explore language arts by identifying specific parts of speech. In this adjective usage lesson, students read and define 30 new adjectives while utilizing them in sentences. Students complete a vocabulary treasure hunt while using their new adjectives and exploring the school campus.
6th - 10th English Language Development 12 Views 86 Downloads
Free EFL Lesson Plan: How to Teach Small Talk
English learners participate in a discussion role-play activity. They identify topics that will assist them in communicating with native English speakers such as discussing the weather or social events. They define small talk, get acquainted with relevant vocabulary, and participate in role-play conversations with classmates.
2nd - 5th English Language Development 13 Views 91 Downloads
EFL Lesson Plan: How to Teach EFL/ESL Students Interview Skills
Explore communication in this interview skills lesson. English learners identify the techniques native English speakers use when speaking directly to a potential employer. They read handouts detailing seven steps to improve an interview and later define vocabulary terms.
8th - 12th Language Arts 23 Views 147 Downloads
Teaching Travel and Transportation Vocabulary for Beginners
Students explore communication by completing an English vocabulary activity. In this english language lesson, students identify five new transportation words that they recite in English. Students use these words in phrases which help them as they travel in America.
3rd - 6th English Language Development 16 Views 57 Downloads
How to Tell the Time in English
Students study English vocabulary related to time. In this EFL/ESL telling time lesson, students practice phrasing of time in English using a clock with a moveable face. Students make clocks. Students play a teacher made game called snakes and ladders.
K - 12th English Language Development 41 Views 124 Downloads
Problem Solving Skills Lesson Plan
EFL (English as a Foreign Language) students discuss problem solving related to business. In this business lesson plan, students discuss problems that may arise in a business and then brainstorm ways to solve such problems with a step by step technique.
12th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 29 Views 33 Downloads
EFL/ESL Medical Terms and Grey's Anatomy
Students explore English vocabulary by viewing a television program in class. In this medical terms lesson, students view the show "Grey's Anatomy" on television and identify English medical terms that are used. Students reflect on medical procedures that took place and complete a medical dictionary worksheet.
6th - 12th English Language Development 25 Views 116 Downloads
Teaching EFL/ESL Students How to Make an Appointment on the Telephone
Students practice their English language skills and build accuracy while having a telephone conversation. In this how to make an appointment on the telephone instructional activity, students practice making a phone call. They discover what type of information they should leave and not leave during a telephone conversation and then work in pairs to practice having a telephone conversation in English.
6th - 12th English Language Development 18 Views 41 Downloads
EFL/ESL: Using Dictation to Improve Your Students' Listening, Spelling and Grammar Skills
ESL students explore English by participating in an ESL grammar activity. In this dictation lesson, students discuss the purpose of transcribing English into their native language by improving their reading comprehension. Students read children's stories such as Harry Potter or Green Eggs and Ham and practice transcribing them.
3rd - 8th English Language Development 107 Views 320 Downloads
A Free EFL/ESL Lesson Plan on Prepositions
Students examine the usage of prepositions in English and build language accuracy. In this ESL lesson, students review common English prepositions and are also introduced to new and uncommon English prepositions. Students complete a student handout on prepositions.
K - 12th Language Arts 85 Views 294 Downloads
ESL/EFL Worksheet - Kyoto Protocol Heated Bra Developed
In this ESL/EFL comprehension worksheet, students read or listen to an article entitled, "Kyoto Protocol Heated Bra Developed." They participate in discussion activities, and written ones including true or false, matching, and short answer comprehension questions.
Higher Ed English Language Development 3 Views 1 Download
ESL/EFL Lesson - Impeach Tony Blair?
In this ESL/EFL reading comprehension lesson, students read an article entitled, "Impeach Tony Blair." They participate in discussion activities, debates, and answer a variety of question types based on their comprehension of the article.
12th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
EFL Lesson Plan for Learning Adjectives
In this adjectives lesson plan, students use suggested adjectives to describe their home or a friend. They then play a game where they try out describe an item to their team. This is a lesson intended for adults but could easily be modified for a younger audience.
4th - Higher Ed Language Arts 40 Views 105 Downloads
Enlgish learners develop food and drink vocabulary by ordering in English. They use coffee phrases to order. Resource assumes your learners enjoy beverages at coffee shops. Consider your demographic before exercising that assumption.
3rd - Higher Ed Language Arts 21 Views 98 Downloads
Are You Pro or Anti-Gun Control?
Students complete a discussion about gun control and given their opinions about it in English. In this gun control lesson plan, students learn new vocabulary by completing a worksheet as they discuss gun control.
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 28 Downloads
Is Being Beautiful Really Important?
English learners will enjoy watching the video of Susan Boyle on "Britain's Got Talent". Then, they will participate in a discussion about beauty and if its important. Showing popular videos is a great way to get students to practice conversational speaking.
5th - Higher Ed English Language Development 3 Views 14 Downloads