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Talking about your Company

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Talking-about-your-company
Level
Intermediate: B1
Target
Asking questions, Listening, Vocabulary
Tags
Business, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
3 Student Pages, Audio, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Students practice presenting their company to visitors, new suppliers, or clients. This handout introduces useful business English vocabulary to talk clearly and concisely about what a company does. A vocabulary activity profiles the South Korean company Samsung. Students interview each other about their companies. Audio is included in this handout.

Vocabulary introduced in this handout:
founded, manufacturer, factories , competitors, subsidiary, employs, revenue, headquarters, products, R&D.

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Changing an Appointment

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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.

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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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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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Formal Email Writing

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Level
Advanced: C1, Intermediate: B1, Upper-Intermediate: B2
Target
Discussion, Reading, Vocabulary
Tags
Business, Complaints and Apologizing, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
3 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Students read different customer care emails and practice how to respond to them use formal vocabulary and phrases; understanding how to write and respond to different emails from clients and customers; how to use formal writing phrases and style.

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Dealing with Problems and Complaints

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Dealing-with-problems-and-complaints
Level
Advanced: C1, Intermediate: B1, Upper-Intermediate: B2
Target
Conversation, Discussion
Tags
Business, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
3 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Students review phrases used to respond to complaints and look at different problems that can happen and how to politely apologize and offer solutions. A role-play has students practicing the target phrases between a customer and a customer service representative.

Phrases introduced in this Handout
I’m terribly sorry for, I am very sorry for, I am sorry to hear this, My apologies for, I apologize for, Please accept our deepest apologies.

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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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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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Talking about your Company

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Talking-about-your-company
Level
Intermediate: B1
Target
Asking questions, Listening, Vocabulary
Tags
Business, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
3 Student Pages, Audio, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Students practice presenting their company to visitors, new suppliers, or clients. This handout introduces useful business English vocabulary to talk clearly and concisely about what a company does. A vocabulary activity profiles the South Korean company Samsung. Students interview each other about their companies. Audio is included in this handout.

Vocabulary introduced in this handout:
founded, manufacturer, factories , competitors, subsidiary, employs, revenue, headquarters, products, R&D.

Read More

Changing an Appointment

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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

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

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

Formal Email Writing

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Level
Advanced: C1, Intermediate: B1, Upper-Intermediate: B2
Target
Discussion, Reading, Vocabulary
Tags
Business, Complaints and Apologizing, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
3 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Students read different customer care emails and practice how to respond to them use formal vocabulary and phrases; understanding how to write and respond to different emails from clients and customers; how to use formal writing phrases and style.

Read More

Dealing with Problems and Complaints

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Dealing-with-problems-and-complaints
Level
Advanced: C1, Intermediate: B1, Upper-Intermediate: B2
Target
Conversation, Discussion
Tags
Business, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
3 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Students review phrases used to respond to complaints and look at different problems that can happen and how to politely apologize and offer solutions. A role-play has students practicing the target phrases between a customer and a customer service representative.

Phrases introduced in this Handout
I’m terribly sorry for, I am very sorry for, I am sorry to hear this, My apologies for, I apologize for, Please accept our deepest apologies.

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

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
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