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Breaking News: English Athlete's Hairstyles
Practice vocabulary and speaking skills in this ESL reading comprehension lesson. Middle and high schoolers participate in a number of before, during, and after reading activities based on an article entitled "Footballer Sent Off for Dangerous Haircut.
4th - 12th Language Arts 26 Views 282 Downloads
ESL: Practice Using Present Progressive Tense
Small, cartoonish pictures of people expressing emotions and actions (blowing his nose, holding her head and frowning, dancing, smiling) provide the basis for writers to describe the feelings and experiences taking place. Help your ESL writers practice using the present progressive tense.
4th - 7th English Language Development 5 Views 182 Downloads
Action Verbs: ESL Lesson 1
Verbs are so exciting, especially action verbs! Jump into action and get your ESL class fluent in using and identifying verbs in sentences. They participate in three different activities that will help them define what action verbs are, how to locate them in sentence, and how to use them correctly.
4th English Language Development 139 Views 325 Downloads
Wrinkles ESL Lesson
Practice English vocabulary and dialogue. An ELD class completes a true/false worksheet about aging and wrinkles, then read an article entitled "Wrinkles Give Clues to Bone Condition" using context clues to determine vocabulary definitions.
4th - 8th English Language Development 20 Views 263 Downloads
ESL: Around Town Matching
Tiny pictures of buildings found around town can be matched with their names in this exercise for beginning English Learners. Indefinite articles are included with vocabulary; nice way to reinforce the "a/an" rule. Pictures are quite small; enlarging on a copier might make details easier to see.
3rd - 9th English Language Development 7 Views 228 Downloads
House Repairs: ESL Lesson, Beginning Level
Explore the world of home repair using this ESL presentation. With terms like construction worker, painter, and electrician, the vivid and clear illustrations on each slide will help your beginning ESL learners identify various occupations.
5th - 9th English Language Development 7 Views 16 Downloads
Exercise: ESL Lesson
Save yourself a trip to the gym with this ESL presentation about exercise. Vocabulary words like jogging, yoga, and bicycling, as well as pictures that explain each activity, will help your English learners understand the common terms used in exercise.
5th - 9th English Language Development 3 Views 10 Downloads
Kitchenware: ESL Lesson, Beginning Level
With words like silverware, measuring cups, and pressure cooker, this presentation will help your ESL learners find their way around the kitchen. Each slide features one item found in a kitchen, as well as an explanatory illustration, allowing you to use the presentation in any classroom context.
5th - Higher Ed English Language Development 3 Views 7 Downloads
Morning Activities: ESL Lesson, Beginning Level
What do you typically do in the morning? Phrases like wake up in the morning, take a shower, eat breakfast, and put on your shoes make up this ESL presentation, which works as a good bridge between vocabulary words and forming longer phrases.
6th - Higher Ed English Language Development 4 Views 10 Downloads
Happy New Year (ESL Lesson)
Ring in the new year with this ESL presentation about New Year's celebrations in the United States. Slides show details of the holiday, such as a calendar, confetti and streamers, and fireworks. Use the slideshow in the context of a unit about holidays, or during the holiday season.
5th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
Shapes and Colors: Beginning ESL Lesson
Helpful for beginning ESL classes as well as any elementary class working on colors and shapes, this presentation is clear and easy to understand. Each slide features one shape that is also one color (white circle, yellow square, purple diamond), allowing you to review both concepts at once.
K - 9th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 18 Downloads
Alphabet N-Z: Beginning ESL Lesson
Guide your ESL pupils through the second half of the English alphabet. Each slide features one letter (N-Z) and an illustration to accompany the letter. You could use this presentation in the context of a sight word lesson or in a review of the alphabet.
5th - 9th English Language Development 3 Views 6 Downloads
Jewelry: Beginning ESL Lesson
Take a trip to the jewelry store in this ESL presentation. Gleaming with illustrations of different types of jewelry, such as earrings, bracelets, and cufflinks, this slideshow is ideal for beginning English learners who could use the simple vocabulary reinforcement.
5th - 9th English Language Development 3 Views 14 Downloads