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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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Let’s Go to Europe

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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?

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Ordinal Numbers

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Ordinal-numbers
Level
Elementary: A2, Intermediate: B1
Target
Asking questions, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Business, Sports, Travel, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
3 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Students are introduced to and practice using ordinal numbers. Ordinal numbers are used when talking about dates, fractions, floors in a building, rank in competitions and sporting events such as the Olympics, and listing points in an essay or article. Ordinal numbers can involve pronunciation problems like consonant clusters and extra added syllables, e.g. thirteenth and thirtieth as well as pronouncing -th. This handout can be used as a way of introducing these pronunciation points with students asking and answering questions about floors in a department store.

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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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Let’s Go to the Department Store

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Lets-go-to-the-department-store
Level
Elementary: A2, Pre-Intermediate: A2+
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Vocabulary
Tags
Present Continuous Tense, Present Tense, Shopping, Travel, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Let’s Go Places Topic
Talking about shopping at a department store.

Picture Overview
The picture(s) in this handout illustrate two floors in a department store. There are escalators and an elevator which is ‘out of order’. It shows a few departments: Ladies Wear, Menswear, and household appliances.

Example Questions in this Handout
What is the woman with the child thinking about?
What is on sale in the Ladies Wear department?
How do you feel about sales people following you and helping you when you shop?

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Let’s Go to the Airport

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Lets-go-to-the-airport
Level
Elementary: A2, Pre-Intermediate: A2+
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Vocabulary
Tags
Environment, Present Continuous Tense, Present Tense, Travel, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Let’s Go Places Topic
Talking about airports and traveling.

Picture Overview
Students might identify planes, a departures board, escalators, a check-in counter, an Air New Zealand sign, a security checkpoint, security scanners, security officers.

Example Questions in this Handout
Where can travelers catch a bus or taxi?
Which airline is the elderly couple flying with?
What is the maximum weight for a carry-on bag?

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Can I book a room?

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Can-I-book-a-room
Level
Elementary: A2, Pre-Intermediate: A2+
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Grammar
Tags
Auxiliary verbs, Travel, Useful Expressions
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

‘Can’ is one of the most commonly used auxiliary modal verbs in English. It can be used to express ability, opportunity, to request or offer permission, and to show possibility or impossibility. Students will practice using ‘can’ to express a possibility and to ask for or give permission.

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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

Let’s Go to Europe

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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

Ordinal Numbers

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Ordinal-numbers
Level
Elementary: A2, Intermediate: B1
Target
Asking questions, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Business, Sports, Travel, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
3 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Students are introduced to and practice using ordinal numbers. Ordinal numbers are used when talking about dates, fractions, floors in a building, rank in competitions and sporting events such as the Olympics, and listing points in an essay or article. Ordinal numbers can involve pronunciation problems like consonant clusters and extra added syllables, e.g. thirteenth and thirtieth as well as pronouncing -th. This handout can be used as a way of introducing these pronunciation points with students asking and answering questions about floors in a department store.

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

Let’s Go to the Department Store

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Lets-go-to-the-department-store
Level
Elementary: A2, Pre-Intermediate: A2+
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Vocabulary
Tags
Present Continuous Tense, Present Tense, Shopping, Travel, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Let’s Go Places Topic
Talking about shopping at a department store.

Picture Overview
The picture(s) in this handout illustrate two floors in a department store. There are escalators and an elevator which is ‘out of order’. It shows a few departments: Ladies Wear, Menswear, and household appliances.

Example Questions in this Handout
What is the woman with the child thinking about?
What is on sale in the Ladies Wear department?
How do you feel about sales people following you and helping you when you shop?

Read More

Let’s Go to the Airport

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Lets-go-to-the-airport
Level
Elementary: A2, Pre-Intermediate: A2+
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Vocabulary
Tags
Environment, Present Continuous Tense, Present Tense, Travel, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Let’s Go Places Topic
Talking about airports and traveling.

Picture Overview
Students might identify planes, a departures board, escalators, a check-in counter, an Air New Zealand sign, a security checkpoint, security scanners, security officers.

Example Questions in this Handout
Where can travelers catch a bus or taxi?
Which airline is the elderly couple flying with?
What is the maximum weight for a carry-on bag?

Read More

Can I book a room?

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Can-I-book-a-room
Level
Elementary: A2, Pre-Intermediate: A2+
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Grammar
Tags
Auxiliary verbs, Travel, Useful Expressions
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

‘Can’ is one of the most commonly used auxiliary modal verbs in English. It can be used to express ability, opportunity, to request or offer permission, and to show possibility or impossibility. Students will practice using ‘can’ to express a possibility and to ask for or give permission.

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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