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EFL: In-Class Oprah-Style Talk Show
Explore verbal communication by participating in a talk show activity. EFL young scholars 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 English Language Arts
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 ESL & ELD
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 English Language Arts
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
EFL Beginner: Learning How to Use Adjectives
Students explore language arts by identifying specific parts of speech. In this adjective usage instructional activity, 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 Arts
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 Arts
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 Arts
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
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 English Language Arts
Problem Solving Skills Lesson Plan
EFL (English as a Foreign Language) learners discuss problem solving related to business. For this business lesson, 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
Encourage your class to experience gratitude. In order to do so, discuss what your pupils are grateful for and show them a short film about gratitude. The class watches the video a couple of times before responding to a quotation taken from the film and examining the different perspectives presented in the video.
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
EFL/ESL Medical Terms and Grey's Anatomy
Students explore English vocabulary by viewing a television program in class. In this medical terms lesson plan, 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 Arts
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 lesson, 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 ESL & ELD
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 Arts
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 English Language Arts
Teaching Travel and Transportation Vocabulary for Beginners
Pupils explore communication by completing an English vocabulary activity. In this english language lesson, students identify five new transportation words that they recite in English. Pupils use these words in phrases which help them as they travel in America.
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
Timeline Research Activity
Explore world history by creating a presentation of a famous person. Middle schoolers identify the uses of timelines and choose a person they would like to research. After utilizing the Internet to research their famous person, learners create a timeline of the subject's life and present their research to class in a multimedia presentation.
5th - 8th English Language Arts