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Comparing Places

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Comparing-places
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Discussion, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Adjectives, Comparing, Present Tense, Travel, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
3 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Comparative adjectives are used to compare differences between the two objects they modify (larger, smaller, faster, higher). They are used in sentences where two nouns are compared. Students focus on how to form comparative adjectives and compare places to live, cities, and countries through sentence completion activities and discussion.

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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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English Verb Tense Chart 3

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ESL Lesson Handouts - English-verb-tense-chart-3
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2, Intermediate: B1
Target
Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Essential, Prepositions, TOEIC
Teaching Time
n/a
Included
1 Student Page

Handout Objective

This handout can be used to help your students reference and compare the 12 verb tenses in English grammar as well as introduce or review appropriate time markers to use with each verb tense. This chart includes simple illustrations for clarity.

Every student should have one handy.

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Countries and Nationalities

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Countries-and-nationalities
Level
Beginner: A1
Target
Asking questions, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Present Tense, Travel, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
3 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Students are introduced to vocabulary to talk about countries and nationalities as well as questions to find out more about someone. The verb ‘to be’ in the simple present tense is introduced for students to talk about themselves and others.  A fun Bingo game is included.

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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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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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Two Question Types

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Two-question-types
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Grammar
Tags
Auxiliary verbs
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

In any language there are always going to be only two kinds of questions possible; yes/no questions and information questions. All types of conversations will have people asking and waiting for a yes or no response or for some kind of information response in order to establish communication with others. This handout looks at question types using BE verb and the auxiliary verb DO in particular in the simple past tense.

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Directions and Destinations

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Directions-and-destinations
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Game, Listening, Vocabulary
Tags
Games, Present Tense, Travel, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
30 minutes, 60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
4 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

This handout is Part 4 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 phrases used for giving and asking for directions. Students practice following and giving directions to places around town with conversations. and two variations of the Bingo game using directions. This handout could be used in a 30, 60, or 90-minute class depending on which activities are used.

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Comparing Places

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Comparing-places
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Discussion, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Adjectives, Comparing, Present Tense, Travel, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
3 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Comparative adjectives are used to compare differences between the two objects they modify (larger, smaller, faster, higher). They are used in sentences where two nouns are compared. Students focus on how to form comparative adjectives and compare places to live, cities, and countries through sentence completion activities and discussion.

Read More

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

English Verb Tense Chart 3

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ESL Lesson Handouts - English-verb-tense-chart-3
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2, Intermediate: B1
Target
Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Essential, Prepositions, TOEIC
Teaching Time
n/a
Included
1 Student Page

Handout Objective

This handout can be used to help your students reference and compare the 12 verb tenses in English grammar as well as introduce or review appropriate time markers to use with each verb tense. This chart includes simple illustrations for clarity.

Every student should have one handy.

Read More

Countries and Nationalities

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Countries-and-nationalities
Level
Beginner: A1
Target
Asking questions, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Present Tense, Travel, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
3 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Students are introduced to vocabulary to talk about countries and nationalities as well as questions to find out more about someone. The verb ‘to be’ in the simple present tense is introduced for students to talk about themselves and others.  A fun Bingo game is included.

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.

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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.

Read More

Two Question Types

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Two-question-types
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Grammar
Tags
Auxiliary verbs
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

In any language there are always going to be only two kinds of questions possible; yes/no questions and information questions. All types of conversations will have people asking and waiting for a yes or no response or for some kind of information response in order to establish communication with others. This handout looks at question types using BE verb and the auxiliary verb DO in particular in the simple past tense.

Read More

Directions and Destinations

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Directions-and-destinations
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Game, Listening, Vocabulary
Tags
Games, Present Tense, Travel, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
30 minutes, 60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
4 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

This handout is Part 4 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 phrases used for giving and asking for directions. Students practice following and giving directions to places around town with conversations. and two variations of the Bingo game using directions. This handout could be used in a 30, 60, or 90-minute class depending on which activities are used.

Read More
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