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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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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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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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Let’s Go to Work

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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?

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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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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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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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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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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

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

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

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

Talking about your Company

full access
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

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

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

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
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