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I used to play tennis

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ESL Lesson Handouts - I-used-to-play-tennis
Level
Elementary: A2
Target
Asking questions, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Collocations, Past Tense, Sports, Useful Expressions
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Review the structure of ‘used to’ and ‘didn’t use to’ as well as questions using ‘use to’. Students talk about their experiences and things they did in the past but no longer do through conversations about music, sports, hobbies, and food. ‘Yes/No’ and ‘Wh’ information questions are practiced to start a conversation.

Collocations reviewed in this handout:
play a sport, get good grades, travel abroad, join a club, study English, do yoga, like vegetables, listen to music.

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Past Simple Questions with Did and Queen

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Past-simple-questions-with-did-and-queen
Level
Elementary: A2
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Tags
Auxiliary verbs, Collocations, Past Tense, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Students practice forming past simple questions with the auxiliary verb ‘did’. A reading activity about the rock band Queen helps to keep this lesson interesting. A number of activities have students asking each other about past experience. There are many opportunities for your students to engage in conversation and talk about their free-time activities.

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Daily Routines and Adverbs of Frequency

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Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Tags
Adverbs, Auxiliary verbs, Collocations, Present Tense, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
3 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Students are introduced to different common phrases to discuss their daily routines as well as Adverbs of Frequency to talk about how often and when they do different things. Emphasis is given to forming object questions using auxiliary verb ‘do’.

Adverbs of Frequency introduced in this Handout
Never, hardly ever, sometimes, usually, and always.

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Useful Sentence Patterns

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Level
Elementary: A2, Intermediate: B1
Target
Conversation, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Adverbs, Auxiliary verbs, Collocations, Future Tense, Past Tense, Present Tense, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Modal verbs such as can, must, may, might, will, and should are used with other verbs to express ability, obligation, possibility, and so on. Modal verbs are unlike other verbs. They do not change their form (spelling) and they have no infinitive or participle (past/present). This handout introduces essential modal verbs and useful phrases to help students form meaningful sentences.

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Jobs and Responsibilities

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Jobs-and-responsibilities
Level
Advanced: C1, Intermediate: B1, Upper-Intermediate: B2
Target
Asking questions, Discussion, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Tags
Business, Collocations, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
3 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Students discuss their jobs, what they do, and the different responsibilities they have. ‘Have to’ for obligation is reviewed. An interview activity is included that could be assigned as homework to be presented at the beginning of a following class.

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Coronavirus and Your Health

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Coronavirus-and-your-health
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Conversation, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Collocations, Health, Present Tense, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Students talk about their health and symptoms in the present simple tense. Giving advice is introduced and students practice using should and shouldn’t.

Health symptoms introduced in this Lesson:
I have a headache / I have a sore head.
I have a stomachache / I have a sore stomach.
I have a fever / I have a high temperature.
I have a cough.
I have a sore throat.
I have a runny nose.

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Practice Asking Questions

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Practice-asking-questions
Level
Elementary: A2
Target
Asking questions, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Auxiliary verbs, Collocations, Useful Expressions
Teaching Time
30 minutes, 60 minutes
Included
1 Student Page, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

There are four types of questions; general or yes/no questions; questions using wh-words; choice questions; or tag questions. This handout has students forming and asking simple Wh questions with a partner. Encourage students to use their imagination and answer quickly. The present simple and present continuous tenses are reviewed.

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Causative Verbs and DIY

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Causative-verbs-and-diy
Level
Advanced: C1, Upper-Intermediate: B2
Target
Asking questions, Discussion, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Collocations, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
3 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Students are introduced to causative verbs: have, get, let, and make, as well as DIY vocabulary, collocations, and idiomatic phrases that focus on how to talk about the different things they can and can’t do, things they get others to do, have done by professionals, let others do, and how things make them feel.

DIY collocations introduced in this handout:
Fix a leak, service a car, change a lock, replace a light bulb, decorate a room, put up some shelves, put in an alarm system, check car oil.

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I used to play tennis

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ESL Lesson Handouts - I-used-to-play-tennis
Level
Elementary: A2
Target
Asking questions, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Collocations, Past Tense, Sports, Useful Expressions
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Review the structure of ‘used to’ and ‘didn’t use to’ as well as questions using ‘use to’. Students talk about their experiences and things they did in the past but no longer do through conversations about music, sports, hobbies, and food. ‘Yes/No’ and ‘Wh’ information questions are practiced to start a conversation.

Collocations reviewed in this handout:
play a sport, get good grades, travel abroad, join a club, study English, do yoga, like vegetables, listen to music.

Read More

Past Simple Questions with Did and Queen

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Past-simple-questions-with-did-and-queen
Level
Elementary: A2
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Tags
Auxiliary verbs, Collocations, Past Tense, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Students practice forming past simple questions with the auxiliary verb ‘did’. A reading activity about the rock band Queen helps to keep this lesson interesting. A number of activities have students asking each other about past experience. There are many opportunities for your students to engage in conversation and talk about their free-time activities.

Read More

Daily Routines and Adverbs of Frequency

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Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Tags
Adverbs, Auxiliary verbs, Collocations, Present Tense, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
3 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Students are introduced to different common phrases to discuss their daily routines as well as Adverbs of Frequency to talk about how often and when they do different things. Emphasis is given to forming object questions using auxiliary verb ‘do’.

Adverbs of Frequency introduced in this Handout
Never, hardly ever, sometimes, usually, and always.

Read More

Useful Sentence Patterns

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Level
Elementary: A2, Intermediate: B1
Target
Conversation, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Adverbs, Auxiliary verbs, Collocations, Future Tense, Past Tense, Present Tense, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Modal verbs such as can, must, may, might, will, and should are used with other verbs to express ability, obligation, possibility, and so on. Modal verbs are unlike other verbs. They do not change their form (spelling) and they have no infinitive or participle (past/present). This handout introduces essential modal verbs and useful phrases to help students form meaningful sentences.

Read More

Jobs and Responsibilities

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Jobs-and-responsibilities
Level
Advanced: C1, Intermediate: B1, Upper-Intermediate: B2
Target
Asking questions, Discussion, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Tags
Business, Collocations, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
3 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Students discuss their jobs, what they do, and the different responsibilities they have. ‘Have to’ for obligation is reviewed. An interview activity is included that could be assigned as homework to be presented at the beginning of a following class.

Read More

Coronavirus and Your Health

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Coronavirus-and-your-health
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Conversation, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Collocations, Health, Present Tense, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Students talk about their health and symptoms in the present simple tense. Giving advice is introduced and students practice using should and shouldn’t.

Health symptoms introduced in this Lesson:
I have a headache / I have a sore head.
I have a stomachache / I have a sore stomach.
I have a fever / I have a high temperature.
I have a cough.
I have a sore throat.
I have a runny nose.

Read More

Practice Asking Questions

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Practice-asking-questions
Level
Elementary: A2
Target
Asking questions, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Auxiliary verbs, Collocations, Useful Expressions
Teaching Time
30 minutes, 60 minutes
Included
1 Student Page, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

There are four types of questions; general or yes/no questions; questions using wh-words; choice questions; or tag questions. This handout has students forming and asking simple Wh questions with a partner. Encourage students to use their imagination and answer quickly. The present simple and present continuous tenses are reviewed.

Read More

Causative Verbs and DIY

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Causative-verbs-and-diy
Level
Advanced: C1, Upper-Intermediate: B2
Target
Asking questions, Discussion, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Collocations, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
3 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Students are introduced to causative verbs: have, get, let, and make, as well as DIY vocabulary, collocations, and idiomatic phrases that focus on how to talk about the different things they can and can’t do, things they get others to do, have done by professionals, let others do, and how things make them feel.

DIY collocations introduced in this handout:
Fix a leak, service a car, change a lock, replace a light bulb, decorate a room, put up some shelves, put in an alarm system, check car oil.

Read More
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