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Advanced: C1
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Asking questions
Conversation
Discussion
Game
Grammar
Listening
Reading
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Sports
Travel
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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, Prepositions, Present Tense, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Overview

Students are introduced to how + adjective questions used to describe things. ‘Made in, by, and of’ are also introduced so students can talk about an objects maker, country of original and material. A conversation has students asking about 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 Overview

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
Intermediate: B1, Upper Intermediate: B2, Advanced: C1
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 Overview

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
Intermediate: B1, Upper Intermediate: B2, Advanced: C1
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 Overview

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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Dealing with Problems and Complaints

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

Handout Overview

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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Working with Common Prefixes

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Working-with-common-prefixes
Level
Intermediate: B1, Upper Intermediate: B2
Target
Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Prefixes, TOEIC, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Overview

Students revise word formation using prefixes to enhance vocabulary. A prefix is an affix which is placed before base word. Adding it to the beginning of one word changes it into another word. For example, when the prefix dis- is added to the word appear, it creates the word disappear. A prefix is also called a preformative in the study of languages because it alters the form of the word to which it is affixed.

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John didn’t use to enjoy engineering

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ESL Lesson Handouts - John-didnt-use-to-enjoy-engineering
Level
Elementary: A2, Intermediate: B1
Target
Conversation, Grammar, Reading
Tags
Past Tense, Useful Expressions
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Overview

Reviews the structure of ‘used to’ and ‘didn’t use to’, as well as questions using ‘used to.’ Students can use ‘used to’ and ‘didn’t use to’ to talk about actions in the past that they no longer do. Since behaviors change over time, this is an excellent structure to use when reflecting on the past. This also gives students the opportunity to explain how they have changed as they have gotten older.

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Defining and Non-Defining Relative Clauses

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Defining-and-non-defining-relative-clauses
Level
Advanced: C1, Upper Intermediate: B2
Target
Discussion, Grammar
Tags
Clauses, Pronouns
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
4 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Overview

Students review defining and non-defining relative clauses and pronouns. Students will focus on the topic of entertainment, movies, books, TV series, and actors. and how to give essential and non-essential information. Students read about Stephen King and his book ‘IT’ as well as James Cameron’s movie ‘Avatar’.

The ‘Let’s Have Fun!’ activity could be done as homework if there is no time left in the class. Students can present their information at the beginning of their next class.

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