Handout Library

Use filters to find the perfect Handout.
Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages
product

Filters

Show Content in
Show all
Regular Handout
In the News with Audio
Let's Go Places
Class Essentials
Level
Beginner: A1
Elementary: A2
Intermediate: B1
Upper-Intermediate: B2
Advanced: C1
Topics
Business
Food and Restaurants
Idioms
Seasonal
Sports
Travel
Useful Expressions
Target
Grammar
Activities
Theme
Verb Tense Used

Download Handouts

Get FREE or FULL Access to our easy-to-teach Handouts for your Online or Traditional classes!

Let’s Go to Europe

full access
ESL Lesson Handouts - Lets-go-to-europe
Level
Elementary: A2, Pre-Intermediate: A2+
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Vocabulary
Tags
Travel, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Let’s Go Places Topic
Talking about Europe and European countries.

Picture Overview
Students might identify Big Ben, a double-decker bus, Queen’s Guard, the Louvre museum, Eiffel Tower, a gondola, a bridge, beer, a pretzel.

Example Questions in this Handout
Would you like to live in Europe? Why/why not? Where would you live?
What country do you think has the most interesting customs?
Do you have any European things in your home?
What countries in Europe can you name? Do you know their capital cities?

Read More

Past Simple Questions with Did and Queen

free accessfull access
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

Let’s Go to Work

full access
ESL Lesson Handouts - Lets-go-to-work
Level
Elementary: A2, Pre-Intermediate: A2+
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Vocabulary
Tags
Business, Present Continuous Tense, Present Tense, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Let’s Go Places Topic
Talking about working and your work week.

Picture Overview
Students might identify a family, a businessman, a train and train passengers, a meeting, a presentation, coworkers, a park, a computer, a television.

Example Questions in this Handout
What do you do on public transportation?
Do you have to attend a lot of meetings for your job?
How old were you when you got your first job?
At what age do people usually begin to work in your country?

Read More

Changing an Appointment

full access
ESL Lesson Handouts - Changing-an-appointment
Level
Intermediate: B1
Target
Conversation, Vocabulary
Tags
Business, Complaints and Apologizing, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Making an appointment might be an easy task but postponing or changing it is more challenging. This handout teaches basic phrases used when changing an appointment by telephone. The language used is common in business English. However, this handout can easily be changed for use in more casual situations. Try talking about a party or date instead of an appointment.

Read More

Describing Lost Property

full access
ESL Lesson Handouts - Describing-lost-property
Level
Elementary: A2
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Adjectives, Adverbs, Passive Voice, Prepositions, Present Tense, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Students are introduced to how + adjective questions used to describe things. Made in/by/of are also introduced using the passive voice so students can talk about an object’s maker, country of original, and material. A conversation activity has students asking about and describing lost property.

Read More

Let’s Go to the Movies

full access
ESL Lesson Handouts - Lets-go-to-the-movies
Level
Elementary: A2, Intermediate: B1
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Vocabulary
Tags
Present Continuous Tense, Present Tense, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Let’s Go Places Topic
Talking about movies and movie theaters.

Picture Overview
Students might identify theaters, a ticket booth, 3D glasses, popcorn, drinks, a concession stand, movie posters.

Example Questions in this Handout
How much does a ticket for a 64 year old person cost?
What is the woman carrying on a tray?
How much does a large popcorn and drink cost?

Read More

Daily Routines and Adverbs of Frequency

full access
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

free accessfull access
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

Download Handouts

Get FREE or FULL Access to our easy-to-teach Handouts for your Online or Traditional classes!

Let’s Go to Europe

full access
ESL Lesson Handouts - Lets-go-to-europe
Level
Elementary: A2, Pre-Intermediate: A2+
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Vocabulary
Tags
Travel, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Let’s Go Places Topic
Talking about Europe and European countries.

Picture Overview
Students might identify Big Ben, a double-decker bus, Queen’s Guard, the Louvre museum, Eiffel Tower, a gondola, a bridge, beer, a pretzel.

Example Questions in this Handout
Would you like to live in Europe? Why/why not? Where would you live?
What country do you think has the most interesting customs?
Do you have any European things in your home?
What countries in Europe can you name? Do you know their capital cities?

Read More

Past Simple Questions with Did and Queen

free accessfull access
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

Let’s Go to Work

full access
ESL Lesson Handouts - Lets-go-to-work
Level
Elementary: A2, Pre-Intermediate: A2+
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Vocabulary
Tags
Business, Present Continuous Tense, Present Tense, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Let’s Go Places Topic
Talking about working and your work week.

Picture Overview
Students might identify a family, a businessman, a train and train passengers, a meeting, a presentation, coworkers, a park, a computer, a television.

Example Questions in this Handout
What do you do on public transportation?
Do you have to attend a lot of meetings for your job?
How old were you when you got your first job?
At what age do people usually begin to work in your country?

Read More

Changing an Appointment

full access
ESL Lesson Handouts - Changing-an-appointment
Level
Intermediate: B1
Target
Conversation, Vocabulary
Tags
Business, Complaints and Apologizing, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Making an appointment might be an easy task but postponing or changing it is more challenging. This handout teaches basic phrases used when changing an appointment by telephone. The language used is common in business English. However, this handout can easily be changed for use in more casual situations. Try talking about a party or date instead of an appointment.

Read More

Describing Lost Property

full access
ESL Lesson Handouts - Describing-lost-property
Level
Elementary: A2
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Adjectives, Adverbs, Passive Voice, Prepositions, Present Tense, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Students are introduced to how + adjective questions used to describe things. Made in/by/of are also introduced using the passive voice so students can talk about an object’s maker, country of original, and material. A conversation activity has students asking about and describing lost property.

Read More

Let’s Go to the Movies

full access
ESL Lesson Handouts - Lets-go-to-the-movies
Level
Elementary: A2, Intermediate: B1
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Vocabulary
Tags
Present Continuous Tense, Present Tense, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Let’s Go Places Topic
Talking about movies and movie theaters.

Picture Overview
Students might identify theaters, a ticket booth, 3D glasses, popcorn, drinks, a concession stand, movie posters.

Example Questions in this Handout
How much does a ticket for a 64 year old person cost?
What is the woman carrying on a tray?
How much does a large popcorn and drink cost?

Read More

Daily Routines and Adverbs of Frequency

full access
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

free accessfull access
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
Menu