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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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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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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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Describing Lost Property

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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.

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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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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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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

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

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

Describing Lost Property

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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

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

Jobs and Responsibilities

full access
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
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