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Daily Routines and Adverbs of Frequency
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Tags
Adverbs, Auxiliary verbs, Collocations, Present Tense, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
3 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
Handout Overview

Students are introduced to different common phrases to discuss their daily routines as well as Adverbs of Frequency to talk about how often and when they do different things. Emphasis is given to forming object questions using auxiliary verb ‘do’.

Adverbs of Frequency introduced in this Handout
Never, hardly ever, sometimes, usually, and always.

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Useful Sentence Patterns
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
Updated
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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Let’s Go to the Bank
ESL Lesson Handouts -Lets-go-to-the-bank
Level
Elementary: A2, Pre-Intermediate: A2+
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Vocabulary
Tags
Money, Present Continuous Tense, Present Tense, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
Handout Overview

Let’s Go Places Topic
Talking about banks, banking, and money.

Picture Overview
The picture(s) in this handout illustrate two floors in a bank. There are bank tellers, ATMs, currency exchange, safety deposit boxes, a vault, a security officer/guard, customers.

Example Questions in this Handout
What are the bank’s opening hours?
What is customer 015 doing at the teller?
How much is 1 US dollar worth in Canadian dollars?

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Let’s Go to the Department Store
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
Updated
Handout Overview

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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Dealing with Problems and Complaints
ESL Lesson Handouts - Dealing-with-problems-and-complaints
Level
Intermediate: B1, Upper-Intermediate: B2, Advanced: C1
Target
Conversation, Discussion
Tags
Business, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
3 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
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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Let’s Go to the Airport
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
Updated
Handout Overview

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?
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
Updated
Handout Overview

‘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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Coronavirus and Your Health
ESL Lesson Handouts - Coronavirus-and-your-health
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Conversation, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Collocations, Health, Present Tense, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
Handout Overview

Students talk about their health and symptoms in the present simple tense. Giving advice is introduced and students practice using should and shouldn’t.

Health symptoms introduced in this Lesson:
I have a headache / I have a sore head.
I have a stomachache / I have a sore stomach.
I have a fever / I have a high temperature.
I have a cough.
I have a sore throat.
I have a runny nose.

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Daily Routines and Adverbs of Frequency
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Tags
Adverbs, Auxiliary verbs, Collocations, Present Tense, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
3 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
Handout Overview

Students are introduced to different common phrases to discuss their daily routines as well as Adverbs of Frequency to talk about how often and when they do different things. Emphasis is given to forming object questions using auxiliary verb ‘do’.

Adverbs of Frequency introduced in this Handout
Never, hardly ever, sometimes, usually, and always.

Read More
Useful Sentence Patterns
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
Updated
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.

Read More
Let’s Go to the Bank
ESL Lesson Handouts -Lets-go-to-the-bank
Level
Elementary: A2, Pre-Intermediate: A2+
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Vocabulary
Tags
Money, Present Continuous Tense, Present Tense, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
Handout Overview

Let’s Go Places Topic
Talking about banks, banking, and money.

Picture Overview
The picture(s) in this handout illustrate two floors in a bank. There are bank tellers, ATMs, currency exchange, safety deposit boxes, a vault, a security officer/guard, customers.

Example Questions in this Handout
What are the bank’s opening hours?
What is customer 015 doing at the teller?
How much is 1 US dollar worth in Canadian dollars?

Read More
Let’s Go to the Department Store
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
Updated
Handout Overview

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

Read More
Let’s Go to the Airport
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
Updated
Handout Overview

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?
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
Updated
Handout Overview

‘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
Coronavirus and Your Health
ESL Lesson Handouts - Coronavirus-and-your-health
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Conversation, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Collocations, Health, Present Tense, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
Handout Overview

Students talk about their health and symptoms in the present simple tense. Giving advice is introduced and students practice using should and shouldn’t.

Health symptoms introduced in this Lesson:
I have a headache / I have a sore head.
I have a stomachache / I have a sore stomach.
I have a fever / I have a high temperature.
I have a cough.
I have a sore throat.
I have a runny nose.

Read More
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