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Helping Verbs: Grammar for ESL/ELL
English language learners act out verbs, discuss their importance in constructing grammatically correct sentences, and then learn about helping verbs. They use helping verbs in a sentence then discuss how they are different from action verbs.
3rd - 6th English Language Development 33 Views 199 Downloads
Independence Day: ESL Lesson
Explore the history and traditions of the Fourth of July in this ESL presentation. It includes basic facts about the Revolutionary War and American Independence Day, as well as various ways to celebrate the holiday. A good way to introduce an American holiday to your beginning English learners, this presentation would complement a unit on holidays, American history, or summer.
5th - 9th English Language Development 3 Views 6 Downloads
How to Tell the Time in English
Students study English vocabulary related to time. In this EFL/ESL telling time instructional activity, 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 49 Views 130 Downloads
ESL Lesson - Letters of the Alphabet
Students visually represent information by using magnetic letters of the alphabet and understand and use technical vocabulary. They are able to repeat the name of the letters and sing the "Alphabet Song". They show what they have learned by playing bingo.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 4 Views 28 Downloads
Informal Letter Writing
When do we use formal letter writing? When do we use informal letter writing? Compare formal letter writing with informal letter writing using a Venn diagram. Included in this resource are ways to guide middle schoolers through the letter writing process.
3rd - 9th Language Arts 75 Views 335 Downloads
Valentine's Day: Gifts for Him (ESL Lesson)
Are your English learners wondering what Valentine's gifts they should buy for the men in their life? This ESL presentation provides several gift ideas, such as cologne, gift certificates, and wallets. Though it lacks any information about the Valentine's Day holiday, it could accompany your lesson about Valentine's Day.
5th - 9th English Language Development 3 Views 3 Downloads
I Like To... (Beginning ESL Lesson)
Practice infinitives and activities with your beginning ESL class in this presentation. Pictures help to define words like "dance," "play guitar," and "watch TV." For an extended lesson, have students include their own favorite activities that might not be included.
5th - 9th English Language Development 3 Views 23 Downloads
Greetings: Beginning ESL Lesson
Introduce your ESL learners to some common English greetings in this basic presentation. Slides feature phrases such as Hello! and What's up? as well as Good to see you. You could use this slideshow in a class game or to reinforce conversational skills.
5th - 9th English Language Development 3 Views 9 Downloads
Names and Titles: Beginning ESL Lesson
Practice names and titles with this ESL presentation, which defines "Mr." and "Mrs." as well as "Ms." The last slide asks students what their names are, which could be a good opportunity to practice these skills.
5th - 9th English Language Development 3 Views 4 Downloads
Types of Jobs: ESL Employment Lesson for Beginners
What kinds of jobs are in your town? Use this presentation about types of jobs to help your English learners with basic occupational vocabulary. Bank tellers, electricians, pilots, and waitresses are featured on these slides, along with clear illustrations.
6th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 16 Downloads
ESL Holiday Reading Comprehension: Fresh Breath Day
In this ESL reading comprehension learning exercise, students read a passage about oral hygiene and Fresh Breath Day on August 6. Students answer 100 varied questions pertaining to the article. There is also a link to listen to the passage on MP3.
5th - 6th Health 13 Views 82 Downloads
ESL/EFL Comprehension: Water Supply Returns to Chinese City
In this ESL/EFL comprehension worksheet, students read or listen to an article entitled, "Water Supply returns to Chinese City." They participate in discussion activities, and written exercises. They complete fill in the blank, true or false, short answer, and graphic organizer activities.
12th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 2 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 2 Downloads
Breaking News English - ESL/EFL Lesson Plan - Disability
Learners complete ESL/EFL reading comprehension and vocabulary building activities. In this ESL/EFL current events activity, students read or listen to the article "Paralysed Man Takes Hopeful First Steps," (22nd May, 2011). They work on vocabulary building, comparison, comprehension, and writing assignments based on the article.
9th - 11th Language Arts 21 Views 55 Downloads
ESL Holiday Lessons: Malaria Awareness Day
For this ESL reading comprehension worksheet, students read a passage about World Malaria Awareness Day. Students answer 100 varied questions about the text. There are links provided for online exercises and MP3 listening as well.
5th - 6th Health 4 Views 11 Downloads
ESL/ELL Activities - "Vodofone's Vending Machine Mobile Phones"
In this ESL/ELL reading and discussion worksheet, students read or listen to an article entitled, "Vodafone's Vending Machine Mobile Phones." They discuss the article and complete a variety of activities based on their comprehension; short answer, true or false, fill in the blank, role play, and matching.
10th - 12th English Language Development 5 Views 5 Downloads
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
ESL: Beginning Vocabulary Matching
Beginning English Learners match 10 line-drawn pictures of basic nouns with their names, such as kite, airplane, goat, and igloo. Indefinite articles are included, so this exercise also provides reinforcement for the a/an rule.
2nd - 9th English Language Development 6 Views 199 Downloads