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I Have an Apple and Some Oranges
ESL Lesson Handouts - I-have-an-apple-and-some-oranges
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Conversation, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Articles and Counting Nouns, Food and Restaurants
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
Handout Overview

Students practice using a/an, some, and any before countable and uncountable (non-count) food nouns. Students often struggle using articles and quantifying words so it is necessary to practice and revisit to review. A gap fill activity helps students to practice the grammar before a conversation about the contents of their refrigerators at home. Sample conversation prompts are included to help students ask and answer questions.

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How much coffee do you drink?
ESL Lesson Handouts - How-much-coffee-do-you-drink
Level
Elementary: A2
Target
Conversation, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Articles and Counting Nouns, Food and Restaurants, Useful Expressions
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
Handout Overview

Students can practice the target language ‘how much’ and ‘how many’ with this activity rich handout. Countable and uncountable nouns are reviewed and quantifiers such as none, not much, and not many are introduced. This handout includes a grouping activity, sentence unscramble and questions and answers so students can practice the language and use it in conversation.

Quantifiers introduced in this handout:
none, not much, not many, quite a lot, lots, a lot, too much, too many.

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Restaurant Words
ESL Lesson Handouts - Restaurant-words
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Conversation, Reading, Vocabulary
Tags
Food and Restaurants, Travel, Useful Expressions
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
Handout Overview

Introduce students to vocabulary and phrases used to talk about meals and order food at restaurants. A missing word activity will have students using words related to meals and restaurants. A restaurant conversation and correct the mistakes activity are also included in this lesson.

Restaurant and meal vocabulary in this handout:
waiter or waitress, cook or chef, dishwasher, tip, breakfast, lunch, dinner, brunch, appetizer or starter, soup, salad, dessert, fancy, fast food, smoking, non-smoking.

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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
Handout Overview

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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Talking about your Interests
ESL Lesson Handouts - Talking-about-your-interests
Level
Elementary: A2, Intermediate: B1
Target
Conversation, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Collocations, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
Handout Overview

Students are introduced to common phrases and collocations for hobbies and interests, as well as using gerunds to confidently talk about things they like, dislike, love and hate. This handout would be great as a Valentines Day themed lesson.

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Discussion Cards (Business Culture)
ESL Lesson Handouts - Discussion-cards-business-culture
Level
Intermediate: B1, Upper-Intermediate: B2, Advanced: C1
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Discussion
Tags
Business, Games
Teaching Time
30 minutes, 60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
3 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
Handout Overview

Close the business textbooks and have interesting and relevant discussions. Engaging business-oriented topics and questions allow students to put their vocabulary and grammar skills to practical use and build English speaking confidence. These discussion cards are suitable for High Intermediate and Advanced level students studying business English. You might consider using just the cards as an activity in a business class; 30, 60, 90 minutes depending on how many cards are used and how invested your students are in the conversations.

Example Question Cards (2 pages):
What is important when doing business in your culture?  Consider things such as greetings, exchanging gifts, and gestures.
When you travel overseas, what do you miss the most about your country and culture?  Consider the food, the people, and the customs.

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Making Resolutions
ESL Lesson Handouts - Making-resoultions
Level
Elementary: A2
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Tags
Collocations, Phrasal Verbs, Seasonal, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
Handout Overview

Students are introduced to common resolution collocations and how to talk about things they want to do/would like to do. Rules and examples show usage and gap fill activities allow students to practice the language.

Collocations introduced in this handout:
do a course, go on holiday, save money, lose weight, quit smoking, eat/drink more/less, see a doctor, buy a house, join a gym, go on a diet, give up junk food, start a new hobby, make new friends, spend time with friends.

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What do you do?
ESL Lesson Handouts - What-do-you-do
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Reading, Vocabulary
Tags
Adjectives, Business, Jobs
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
Handout Overview

Students will be able to confidently describe and talk about their job and its responsibilities. An interview activity allows students to practice asking questions in the simple present tense about their classmates’ jobs.

Questions asked in the role play activity in this handout:
What is your name? What is your job? Where do you work? What do you do at your job? How long have you worked there? What do you like about your job? What don’t you like about your job? What would you like to be?

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I Have an Apple and Some Oranges
ESL Lesson Handouts - I-have-an-apple-and-some-oranges
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Conversation, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Articles and Counting Nouns, Food and Restaurants
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
Handout Overview

Students practice using a/an, some, and any before countable and uncountable (non-count) food nouns. Students often struggle using articles and quantifying words so it is necessary to practice and revisit to review. A gap fill activity helps students to practice the grammar before a conversation about the contents of their refrigerators at home. Sample conversation prompts are included to help students ask and answer questions.

Read More
How much coffee do you drink?
ESL Lesson Handouts - How-much-coffee-do-you-drink
Level
Elementary: A2
Target
Conversation, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Articles and Counting Nouns, Food and Restaurants, Useful Expressions
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
Handout Overview

Students can practice the target language ‘how much’ and ‘how many’ with this activity rich handout. Countable and uncountable nouns are reviewed and quantifiers such as none, not much, and not many are introduced. This handout includes a grouping activity, sentence unscramble and questions and answers so students can practice the language and use it in conversation.

Quantifiers introduced in this handout:
none, not much, not many, quite a lot, lots, a lot, too much, too many.

Read More
Restaurant Words
ESL Lesson Handouts - Restaurant-words
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Conversation, Reading, Vocabulary
Tags
Food and Restaurants, Travel, Useful Expressions
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
Handout Overview

Introduce students to vocabulary and phrases used to talk about meals and order food at restaurants. A missing word activity will have students using words related to meals and restaurants. A restaurant conversation and correct the mistakes activity are also included in this lesson.

Restaurant and meal vocabulary in this handout:
waiter or waitress, cook or chef, dishwasher, tip, breakfast, lunch, dinner, brunch, appetizer or starter, soup, salad, dessert, fancy, fast food, smoking, non-smoking.

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
Handout Overview

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
Talking about your Interests
ESL Lesson Handouts - Talking-about-your-interests
Level
Elementary: A2, Intermediate: B1
Target
Conversation, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Collocations, Useful Expressions, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
Handout Overview

Students are introduced to common phrases and collocations for hobbies and interests, as well as using gerunds to confidently talk about things they like, dislike, love and hate. This handout would be great as a Valentines Day themed lesson.

Read More
Discussion Cards (Business Culture)
ESL Lesson Handouts - Discussion-cards-business-culture
Level
Intermediate: B1, Upper-Intermediate: B2, Advanced: C1
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Discussion
Tags
Business, Games
Teaching Time
30 minutes, 60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
3 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
Handout Overview

Close the business textbooks and have interesting and relevant discussions. Engaging business-oriented topics and questions allow students to put their vocabulary and grammar skills to practical use and build English speaking confidence. These discussion cards are suitable for High Intermediate and Advanced level students studying business English. You might consider using just the cards as an activity in a business class; 30, 60, 90 minutes depending on how many cards are used and how invested your students are in the conversations.

Example Question Cards (2 pages):
What is important when doing business in your culture?  Consider things such as greetings, exchanging gifts, and gestures.
When you travel overseas, what do you miss the most about your country and culture?  Consider the food, the people, and the customs.

Read More
Making Resolutions
ESL Lesson Handouts - Making-resoultions
Level
Elementary: A2
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Tags
Collocations, Phrasal Verbs, Seasonal, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
Handout Overview

Students are introduced to common resolution collocations and how to talk about things they want to do/would like to do. Rules and examples show usage and gap fill activities allow students to practice the language.

Collocations introduced in this handout:
do a course, go on holiday, save money, lose weight, quit smoking, eat/drink more/less, see a doctor, buy a house, join a gym, go on a diet, give up junk food, start a new hobby, make new friends, spend time with friends.

Read More
What do you do?
ESL Lesson Handouts - What-do-you-do
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Reading, Vocabulary
Tags
Adjectives, Business, Jobs
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
Handout Overview

Students will be able to confidently describe and talk about their job and its responsibilities. An interview activity allows students to practice asking questions in the simple present tense about their classmates’ jobs.

Questions asked in the role play activity in this handout:
What is your name? What is your job? Where do you work? What do you do at your job? How long have you worked there? What do you like about your job? What don’t you like about your job? What would you like to be?

Read More
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