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In the News with Audio
Let's Go Places
Class Essentials
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Beginner: A1
Elementary: A2
Intermediate: B1
Upper-Intermediate: B2
Advanced: C1
Topics
Business
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Idioms
Seasonal
Sports
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Grammar
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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

‘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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Practice Asking Questions
ESL Lesson Handouts - Practice-asking-questions
Level
Elementary: A2
Target
Asking questions, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Auxiliary verbs, Collocations, Useful Expressions
Teaching Time
30 minutes, 60 minutes
Included
1 Student Page, Teaching Notes
Updated

There are four types of questions; general or yes/no questions; questions using wh-words; choice questions; or tag questions. This handout has students forming and asking simple Wh questions with a partner. Encourage students to use their imagination and answer quickly. The present simple and present continuous tenses are reviewed.

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Question Cards (What am I?)
Level
Elementary: A2
Target
Asking questions, Game
Tags
Games, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
30 minutes, 60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated

Are you looking for a quick ESL icebreaker or warm-up activity to try out with your students today? What am I? is a classic party game that is an excellent way for beginner students to practice asking simple questions. This activity is great as an ice breaker at the start of a lesson or for filling in extra time at the end of the class, so keep a stack of these cards in your bag. As well as being a fun activity for your class, special attention has been given to the words used in the object clues. Your students may have questions about the vocabulary used which you could review during or after the activity.

Example object card in this handout:
I have one head and one foot.
I usually have four legs.
Most people use me at night.

What am i?  I am a bed. A bed has one head, one foot, and usually four legs.

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Two Question Types
ESL Lesson Handouts - Two-question-types
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Grammar
Tags
Auxiliary verbs
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated

In any language there are always going to be only two kinds of questions possible; yes/no questions and information questions. All types of conversations will have people asking and waiting for a yes or no response or for some kind of information response in order to establish communication with others. This handout looks at question types using BE verb and the auxiliary verb DO in particular in the simple past tense.

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Let’s Go Outside
Level
Elementary: A2, Pre-Intermediate: A2+
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Vocabulary
Tags
Continuous Tense, Present Tense, Sports, Vocabulary, Weather
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated

Let’s Go Places Topic
Talking about seasons and activities.

Picture Overview
The picture(s) in this handout illustrate the four seasons; spring, summer, fall/autumn and winter. Students can determine the season by using visual clues about the weather that is typical in those seasons.

Example Questions in this Handout
What seasons can you see in the pictures?
Which months are these seasons in your country?
What is the couple doing in spring?

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What time is it?
ESL Lesson Handouts - What-time-is-it
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Asking questions, Listening, Vocabulary
Tags
Collocations, Present Tense, Travel, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
3 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated

Telling the time is a part of our everyday lives. We hear it when asking about store opening and closing times or when making appointments. Your students will practice telling time with prepositions and use the simple present tense to describe, ask, and talk about their habits and daily lives.

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Causative Verbs and DIY
ESL Lesson Handouts - Causative-verbs-and-diy
Level
Upper-Intermediate: B2, Advanced: C1
Target
Asking questions, Discussion, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Collocations, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
3 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated

Students are introduced to causative verbs: have, get, let, and make, as well as DIY vocabulary, collocations, and idiomatic phrases that focus on how to talk about the different things they can and can’t do, things they get others to do, have done by professionals, let others do, and how things make them feel.

DIY collocations introduced in this handout:
Fix a leak, service a car, change a lock, replace a light bulb, decorate a room, put up some shelves, put in an alarm system, check car oil.

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Go jogging Play tennis Do yoga
ESL Lesson Handouts - go-jogging-play-tennis-do-yoga
Level
Beginner: A1
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Vocabulary
Tags
Collocations, Sports
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated

There are three verbs that English speakers commonly use when talking about sports and other activities: go, do and play. This handout focuses on collocations using go, play, and do with a number of engaging activities.

Collocations about sport introduced in this handout:
go jogging, go swimming, go rock climbing, play tennis, play baseball, play soccer, do exercise, do yoga, do gymnastics.

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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

‘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
Practice Asking Questions
ESL Lesson Handouts - Practice-asking-questions
Level
Elementary: A2
Target
Asking questions, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Auxiliary verbs, Collocations, Useful Expressions
Teaching Time
30 minutes, 60 minutes
Included
1 Student Page, Teaching Notes
Updated

There are four types of questions; general or yes/no questions; questions using wh-words; choice questions; or tag questions. This handout has students forming and asking simple Wh questions with a partner. Encourage students to use their imagination and answer quickly. The present simple and present continuous tenses are reviewed.

Read More
Question Cards (What am I?)
Level
Elementary: A2
Target
Asking questions, Game
Tags
Games, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
30 minutes, 60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated

Are you looking for a quick ESL icebreaker or warm-up activity to try out with your students today? What am I? is a classic party game that is an excellent way for beginner students to practice asking simple questions. This activity is great as an ice breaker at the start of a lesson or for filling in extra time at the end of the class, so keep a stack of these cards in your bag. As well as being a fun activity for your class, special attention has been given to the words used in the object clues. Your students may have questions about the vocabulary used which you could review during or after the activity.

Example object card in this handout:
I have one head and one foot.
I usually have four legs.
Most people use me at night.

What am i?  I am a bed. A bed has one head, one foot, and usually four legs.

Read More
Two Question Types
ESL Lesson Handouts - Two-question-types
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Grammar
Tags
Auxiliary verbs
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated

In any language there are always going to be only two kinds of questions possible; yes/no questions and information questions. All types of conversations will have people asking and waiting for a yes or no response or for some kind of information response in order to establish communication with others. This handout looks at question types using BE verb and the auxiliary verb DO in particular in the simple past tense.

Read More
Let’s Go Outside
Level
Elementary: A2, Pre-Intermediate: A2+
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Vocabulary
Tags
Continuous Tense, Present Tense, Sports, Vocabulary, Weather
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated

Let’s Go Places Topic
Talking about seasons and activities.

Picture Overview
The picture(s) in this handout illustrate the four seasons; spring, summer, fall/autumn and winter. Students can determine the season by using visual clues about the weather that is typical in those seasons.

Example Questions in this Handout
What seasons can you see in the pictures?
Which months are these seasons in your country?
What is the couple doing in spring?

Read More
What time is it?
ESL Lesson Handouts - What-time-is-it
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Asking questions, Listening, Vocabulary
Tags
Collocations, Present Tense, Travel, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
3 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated

Telling the time is a part of our everyday lives. We hear it when asking about store opening and closing times or when making appointments. Your students will practice telling time with prepositions and use the simple present tense to describe, ask, and talk about their habits and daily lives.

Read More
Causative Verbs and DIY
ESL Lesson Handouts - Causative-verbs-and-diy
Level
Upper-Intermediate: B2, Advanced: C1
Target
Asking questions, Discussion, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Collocations, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
3 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated

Students are introduced to causative verbs: have, get, let, and make, as well as DIY vocabulary, collocations, and idiomatic phrases that focus on how to talk about the different things they can and can’t do, things they get others to do, have done by professionals, let others do, and how things make them feel.

DIY collocations introduced in this handout:
Fix a leak, service a car, change a lock, replace a light bulb, decorate a room, put up some shelves, put in an alarm system, check car oil.

Read More
Go jogging Play tennis Do yoga
ESL Lesson Handouts - go-jogging-play-tennis-do-yoga
Level
Beginner: A1
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Vocabulary
Tags
Collocations, Sports
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated

There are three verbs that English speakers commonly use when talking about sports and other activities: go, do and play. This handout focuses on collocations using go, play, and do with a number of engaging activities.

Collocations about sport introduced in this handout:
go jogging, go swimming, go rock climbing, play tennis, play baseball, play soccer, do exercise, do yoga, do gymnastics.

Read More
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