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147 resources with the concept conversational english

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Developing Dialogue

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Why do people argue?  Use the article "A Holiday Medley, Off Key" to discuss the struggles that interfaith couples face when choosing to celebrate certain holidays. Then, in small groups, encourage learners to write dialogues that...
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Find Someone Who

For Students 4th - 6th
Learners practice using can for ability in a conversational skills worksheet. As learners move around the classroom and practice the grammar exercise, they become more familiar with the peers in their class.
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English Placement Test

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Ninety multiple choice questions make up an interactive test designed to examine scholars' English language proficiency. After completing , learners have the chance to view their results, retest, or preview an answer key. 
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Weather and Present Continuous Tense

For Students K - 4th Standards
What's the weather like right now? Is it raining or is it snowing? Using present continuous tense, learners practice describing the weather with weather vocabulary words.
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Telling Time

For Students K - 8th Standards
It's grammar time! Class members practice telling time in English with a series of clock illustrations. They then use the prompts to discuss the time of day, including English colloquialisms, with partners or group members.
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Introduction Questions

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
What country are you from? What is your favorite food to cook? What is your favorite sport to watch? Pupils practice English and learn more about their classmates with a set of conversational questions.
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Getting to Know Each Other

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
How do you do? Guide learners through the basics of conversational English with an extensive set of discussion questions. Class members ask partners more about themselves, including their favorite hobbies, music, and time of day, as well...
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Greetings

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
Hi! How are you? Join the conversation with a straightforward exercise on English greetings. After translating common greetings into their first languages, class members practice greeting each other and note the appropriate responses.
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In the Park

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Learning English can be a walk in the park! Use a straightforward video to demonstrate various items one would find in a park, such as picnic table, playground, and fountain.
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Which Word - Many or Much?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Reinforce the concept of countable and uncountable nouns with a grammar worksheet that looks closely at the the use of how much or how many.
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Welcome to the Color Vowel Chart

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
Focus English language learners' attention on word stress and phrase stress with a pronunciation chart that breaks the sounds into moving and non-moving vowel sounds. The chart tool uses colors and key words to indicate where to put the...
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Future Board Game

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Are your pupils going to enjoy this game? Definitely! Small groups practice conversational skills and the future tenses by asking and answering the questions provided on the game board.
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Conversation Pieces: A Verb Tense Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Teach your English language learners about conversations by inviting them to participate in a conversation about an interesting object. Through this conversation, learners will naturally use various verb tenses and practice asking and...
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Grammar Games and Activities

For Teachers 2nd - 8th Standards
Thirty pages of grammar activities? Your young grammarians will be well versed in the parts of speech, basic verb tenses, and much more after completing even a handful of these exercises. 
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Scrambled Dialog

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
How does a conversation flow? Have your learners practice with conversation and dialogue by asking them to rearrange sentence strips in order to make a coherent conversation between two people. After ordering the strips, pairs listen to...
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Five Ways to Speak More Naturally

For Students 6th - 12th
Help your English language learners move toward conversing like native speakers. This document includes five easy sentence structure changes that make a big difference when speaking in English. Examples and explanations are included for...
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100 Ice-Breaker Questions

For Students 6th - 12th
What if you could ease your English language learners into class with engaging questions? You can do just that with these questions. The questions, designed to prepare learners for working with English, are grouped by topics, such as...
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ELD Lesson Plan: Voices of the Revolution

For Teachers 5th
Your fifth-grade ELD pupils will easily be able to tell the difference between fact and opinion. Using three stories from Houghton-Mifflin ("And Then What Happened, Paul Revere," "Katie's Trunk," and "James Forten"), they practice their...
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Trek Across America

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Bring a time machine into your classroom with this writing lesson, in which young writers project themselves back in time and have a variety of choices from that point forward. They either write a conversation with a historical figure,...
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Employment Soft Skills: EL Civics

For Teachers 5th - Higher Ed
Help your English learners with their conversational and occupational skills in this presentation. A phone conversation between an employee (Sandy) and her boss (Mr. Williams) demonstrates English conversation procedures, as well as...
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Formal Interaction

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Use various modules with your middle and high school classes. Each module has an icon that shows what the group will be working on. They work through speaking, grammar, writing, and literature exercises that require them to consider how...
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Lesson Plan 9: Writing Really Good Dialogue

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Good dialogue in a narrative moves the story forward, creates tension, and reveals something about the characters and their relationships with one another. The series of exercises included in this resource give writers a chance to...
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Hotel Anagrams

For Students 5th - 8th
Can your English language learners unscramble the 30 hotel related words that appear here? They review vocabulary terms as they unscramble words like reception, car parking, duty manager, and mini bar. 
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Any Answers: Think of an Answer

For Students 5th - 9th
Help your English language learners develop speaking skills with this conversation practice. Speakers take turns reading and answering the questions provided. Also encourage your class to brainstorm when/where they would encounter these...