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What do you eat every day?

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ESL Lesson Handouts - What-do-you-eat-every-day
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Asking questions, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Tags
Articles and Counting Nouns, Food and Restaurants, Present Tense, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
3 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

An introduction to using “any” and “some” as well as a review of using articles “a/an”. The words some and any are useful and used when the speaker cannot specify or does not need/want to specify a number or an exact amount of something. Students also practice using there is/isn’t as well as are/aren’t.  Students will need to be familiar with affirmative and negative sentences. In addition, students will need to understand the difference between a countable and an uncountable noun.

You might consider introducing common quantifying words used for uncountable nouns; a cup of, a box of, a bag of, 200 grams of.

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I take the train to work

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ESL Lesson Handouts - I-take-the-train-to-work
Level
Elementary: A2
Target
Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Articles and Counting Nouns, Past Tense, Useful Expressions
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Help familiarize your students with definite and indefinite articles a/an and the. Articles provide specificity in English by indicating which object or objects are being referenced. Using them indicates whether a word is singular or plural and whether a noun is definite or indefinite. This handout introduces students to several basic rules regarding articles when referencing transportation.

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Talking about Travel

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Talking-about-travel
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Conversation, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Articles and Counting Nouns, Future Tense, Past Tense, Present Tense, Travel, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

This handout is Part 3 of a 4-part Travel Miniseries.
1.  Places Around Town
2.  Places to Live and Visit
3.  Talking about Travel
4.  Directions and Destinations

Students are introduced to different types of transportation, ones that are similar yet different. They also practice using ‘go’, ‘went’, and ‘be going to’ to discuss how they traveled in the past, how they usually travel to places and how to discuss future trips and vacations.

Vocabulary reviewed in this handout:
plane, bus, car, taxi, subway, train, boat, motorbike, coach, ferry.

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Places to Live and Visit

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Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Conversation, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Articles and Counting Nouns, Present Tense, Travel, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
3 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

This handout is Part 2 of a 4-part Travel Miniseries.
1.  Places Around Town
2.  Places to Live and Visit
3.  Talking about Travel
4.  Directions and Destinations

Students are introduced to common places in a village, town, and city and how to say what ‘there is’ and ‘there are’ as well as what ‘there isn’t’ and ‘ there aren’t’ when talking about singular and plural nouns. Students can talk about where they live; the different places there are and aren’t; and what they like or don’t like about living there.

Vocabulary reviewed in this handout:
house, apartment, restaurant, hotel, campsite, museum, cinema, theater, beach, newsagent’s, train station, airport, bus station, shoe shop, mall.

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Places Around Town

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Places-around-town
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Conversation, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Articles and Counting Nouns, Present Tense, Travel, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

This handout is Part 1 of a 4-part Travel Miniseries.
1.  Places Around Town
2.  Places to Live and Visit
3.  Talking about Travel
4.  Directions and Destinations

Students are introduced to common shops and places around where with live and how to talk about singular and plural nouns/objects with a, an, and some.

Vocabulary reviewed in this handout:
a pharmacy, a supermarket, a butcher shop, a cafe, a hospital, a market, a bakery, a library, a post office, a park.

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I Have an Apple and Some Oranges

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ESL Lesson Handouts - I-have-an-apple-and-some-oranges
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Conversation, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Articles and Counting Nouns, Food and Restaurants
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Students practice using a/an, some, and any before countable and uncountable (non-count) food nouns. Students often struggle using articles and quantifying words so it is necessary to practice and revisit to review. A gap fill activity helps students to practice the grammar before a conversation about the contents of their refrigerators at home. Sample conversation prompts are included to help students ask and answer questions.

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How much coffee do you drink?

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ESL Lesson Handouts - How-much-coffee-do-you-drink
Level
Elementary: A2
Target
Conversation, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Articles and Counting Nouns, Food and Restaurants, Useful Expressions
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Students can practice the target language ‘how much’ and ‘how many’ with this activity rich handout. Countable and uncountable nouns are reviewed and quantifiers such as none, not much, and not many are introduced. This handout includes a grouping activity, sentence unscramble and questions and answers so students can practice the language and use it in conversation.

Quantifiers introduced in this handout:
none, not much, not many, quite a lot, lots, a lot, too much, too many.

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Janet is an English teacher

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Janet-is-an-English-teacher
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Tags
Articles and Counting Nouns
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

PLEASE NOTE: You might notice that there are articles (a/an, the) missing from the introductions in Part 1 – Warm up. On the second page, after reviewing article rules and completing some activities, students are asked to review the introductions in Part 1 and find the 16 missing articles. This is explained in the teaching notes on Page 3.

Your ESL students are introduced to the definite and indefinite articles ‘a/an’ and ‘the’. Rules and examples show usage and gap fill activities allow students to practice using articles.

Article rules covered in this handout:
A general object.
One of a number of the same objects.
A specific object that both the speaker and listen know about.
When there is only one of that object.
Superlatives, as there is usually only one.

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What do you eat every day?

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ESL Lesson Handouts - What-do-you-eat-every-day
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Asking questions, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Tags
Articles and Counting Nouns, Food and Restaurants, Present Tense, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
3 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

An introduction to using “any” and “some” as well as a review of using articles “a/an”. The words some and any are useful and used when the speaker cannot specify or does not need/want to specify a number or an exact amount of something. Students also practice using there is/isn’t as well as are/aren’t.  Students will need to be familiar with affirmative and negative sentences. In addition, students will need to understand the difference between a countable and an uncountable noun.

You might consider introducing common quantifying words used for uncountable nouns; a cup of, a box of, a bag of, 200 grams of.

Read More

I take the train to work

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ESL Lesson Handouts - I-take-the-train-to-work
Level
Elementary: A2
Target
Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Articles and Counting Nouns, Past Tense, Useful Expressions
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Help familiarize your students with definite and indefinite articles a/an and the. Articles provide specificity in English by indicating which object or objects are being referenced. Using them indicates whether a word is singular or plural and whether a noun is definite or indefinite. This handout introduces students to several basic rules regarding articles when referencing transportation.

Read More

Talking about Travel

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Talking-about-travel
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Conversation, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Articles and Counting Nouns, Future Tense, Past Tense, Present Tense, Travel, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

This handout is Part 3 of a 4-part Travel Miniseries.
1.  Places Around Town
2.  Places to Live and Visit
3.  Talking about Travel
4.  Directions and Destinations

Students are introduced to different types of transportation, ones that are similar yet different. They also practice using ‘go’, ‘went’, and ‘be going to’ to discuss how they traveled in the past, how they usually travel to places and how to discuss future trips and vacations.

Vocabulary reviewed in this handout:
plane, bus, car, taxi, subway, train, boat, motorbike, coach, ferry.

Read More

Places to Live and Visit

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Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Conversation, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Articles and Counting Nouns, Present Tense, Travel, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
3 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

This handout is Part 2 of a 4-part Travel Miniseries.
1.  Places Around Town
2.  Places to Live and Visit
3.  Talking about Travel
4.  Directions and Destinations

Students are introduced to common places in a village, town, and city and how to say what ‘there is’ and ‘there are’ as well as what ‘there isn’t’ and ‘ there aren’t’ when talking about singular and plural nouns. Students can talk about where they live; the different places there are and aren’t; and what they like or don’t like about living there.

Vocabulary reviewed in this handout:
house, apartment, restaurant, hotel, campsite, museum, cinema, theater, beach, newsagent’s, train station, airport, bus station, shoe shop, mall.

Read More

Places Around Town

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Places-around-town
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Conversation, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Articles and Counting Nouns, Present Tense, Travel, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

This handout is Part 1 of a 4-part Travel Miniseries.
1.  Places Around Town
2.  Places to Live and Visit
3.  Talking about Travel
4.  Directions and Destinations

Students are introduced to common shops and places around where with live and how to talk about singular and plural nouns/objects with a, an, and some.

Vocabulary reviewed in this handout:
a pharmacy, a supermarket, a butcher shop, a cafe, a hospital, a market, a bakery, a library, a post office, a park.

Read More

I Have an Apple and Some Oranges

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ESL Lesson Handouts - I-have-an-apple-and-some-oranges
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Conversation, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Articles and Counting Nouns, Food and Restaurants
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Students practice using a/an, some, and any before countable and uncountable (non-count) food nouns. Students often struggle using articles and quantifying words so it is necessary to practice and revisit to review. A gap fill activity helps students to practice the grammar before a conversation about the contents of their refrigerators at home. Sample conversation prompts are included to help students ask and answer questions.

Read More

How much coffee do you drink?

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ESL Lesson Handouts - How-much-coffee-do-you-drink
Level
Elementary: A2
Target
Conversation, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Articles and Counting Nouns, Food and Restaurants, Useful Expressions
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Students can practice the target language ‘how much’ and ‘how many’ with this activity rich handout. Countable and uncountable nouns are reviewed and quantifiers such as none, not much, and not many are introduced. This handout includes a grouping activity, sentence unscramble and questions and answers so students can practice the language and use it in conversation.

Quantifiers introduced in this handout:
none, not much, not many, quite a lot, lots, a lot, too much, too many.

Read More

Janet is an English teacher

free accessfull access
ESL Lesson Handouts - Janet-is-an-English-teacher
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Tags
Articles and Counting Nouns
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

PLEASE NOTE: You might notice that there are articles (a/an, the) missing from the introductions in Part 1 – Warm up. On the second page, after reviewing article rules and completing some activities, students are asked to review the introductions in Part 1 and find the 16 missing articles. This is explained in the teaching notes on Page 3.

Your ESL students are introduced to the definite and indefinite articles ‘a/an’ and ‘the’. Rules and examples show usage and gap fill activities allow students to practice using articles.

Article rules covered in this handout:
A general object.
One of a number of the same objects.
A specific object that both the speaker and listen know about.
When there is only one of that object.
Superlatives, as there is usually only one.

Read More
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