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Let’s Go to the Bank

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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

Handout Objective

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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Forrest Fenn’s Hidden Treasure Found

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Level
Advanced: C1, Upper-Intermediate: B2
Target
Discussion, Grammar, Listening, Reading, Vocabulary
Tags
Current Events, Lifestyle, TOEIC
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
3 Student Pages, Audio, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

A decade-long search for a treasure hidden deep in the Rocky Mountains that led to multiple people’s deaths is over, the man who hid the treasure announced.  Forrest Fenn, a New Mexican art dealer, revealed in a post on his website that his famed treasure had been found.

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Bruce Smith’s week

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Bruce-smiths-week
Level
Elementary: A2
Target
Asking questions, Reading
Tags
Auxiliary verbs, Business, Present Tense
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Help your students gain confidence and fluency when asking questions in the simple present tense by reading and asking about daily routines. This handout focuses on the third person and constructing object questions using the auxiliary verb ‘do.

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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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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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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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Dealing with Problems and Complaints

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

Handout Objective

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

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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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Let’s Go to the Bank

full access
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

Handout Objective

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

Forrest Fenn’s Hidden Treasure Found

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Level
Advanced: C1, Upper-Intermediate: B2
Target
Discussion, Grammar, Listening, Reading, Vocabulary
Tags
Current Events, Lifestyle, TOEIC
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
3 Student Pages, Audio, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

A decade-long search for a treasure hidden deep in the Rocky Mountains that led to multiple people’s deaths is over, the man who hid the treasure announced.  Forrest Fenn, a New Mexican art dealer, revealed in a post on his website that his famed treasure had been found.

Read More

Bruce Smith’s week

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ESL Lesson Handouts - Bruce-smiths-week
Level
Elementary: A2
Target
Asking questions, Reading
Tags
Auxiliary verbs, Business, Present Tense
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes

Handout Objective

Help your students gain confidence and fluency when asking questions in the simple present tense by reading and asking about daily routines. This handout focuses on the third person and constructing object questions using the auxiliary verb ‘do.

Read More

Formal Email Writing

full access
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

Let’s Go to the Department Store

full access
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

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.

Read More

Dealing with Problems and Complaints

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

Handout Objective

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

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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
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