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Class Essentials
Level
Beginner: A1
Elementary: A2
Intermediate: B1
Upper-Intermediate: B2
Advanced: C1
Topics
Business
Food and Restaurants
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Seasonal
Sports
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Questions and Answers (you | he/she/it)
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Asking questions, Grammar, Reading
Tags
Sports
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
Handout Overview

Your ESL students practice asking present simple questions. This handout focuses on third person singular he, she, it. Students practice asking each other questions about Japanese tennis star Nishikori Kei, completing questions using DO and DOES, and asking each other about their free time in a fun question and answer activity.

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Let’s Go to a Restaurant
ESL Lesson Handouts - Lets-go-to-a-restaurant
Level
Elementary: A2, Pre-Intermediate: A2+
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Vocabulary
Tags
Food and Restaurants, Present Continuous Tense, Present Tense, Travel, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
Handout Overview

Let’s GoPlaces Topic
Talking about food and restaurants.

Picture Overview
The picture(s) in this handout illustrate two restaurants; a regular restaurant on the left and a fast food restaurant on the right. In regards to the regular restaurant; notice the food being eaten is pizza and pasta, the woman is drinking red wine, and the menu board shows prices in Euro. This could be any country in the EU but we can assume it is Italy. The fast food restaurant on the right sells hamburgers.

Example Questions in this Handout
What kind of fast food restaurant is it? How do you know?
How much is a burger combo? Is it cheap?
Do you prefer to eat at your parents’ house or a restaurant?
What is the worst restaurant you have eaten at?

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You speak English, don’t you?
ESL Lesson Handouts - You-speak-english-dont-you
Level
Pre-Intermediate: A2+, Intermediate: B1
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Grammar
Tags
Useful Expressions
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
Handout Overview

Questions tags are commonly used by native English speakers. They are statements followed by a tag to ask or confirm information they know or think to be true. Students learn how to construct question tags and practice asking and answering tag questions.

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Idioms about Animals
ESL Lesson Handouts - Idioms-about-animals
Level
Elementary: A2, Pre-Intermediate: A2+, Intermediate: B1
Target
Asking questions, Vocabulary
Tags
Idioms, Useful Expressions
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
Handout Overview

English idioms are often based on analogies and metaphors and are an important part of everyday English. Students can find them difficult to understand even in context. In this lesson, students are introduced to some interesting idioms about animals, their meanings and usage in a variety of matching and gap fill activities.

Idioms introduced in this Handout
fishy, kitty corner, nest egg, pig out, chicken out, hold your horses, cat got your tongue, a little bird told me, straight from the horse’s mouth, take the bull by the horns, kill two birds with one stone, a fish out of water, as sick as a dog.

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What did you do on holiday?
ESL Lesson Handouts - What-did-you-do-on holiday
Level
Elementary: A2, Intermediate: B1
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Collocations, Travel, Useful Expressions
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
Handout Overview

Students can talk about the experiences on their last vacation. Beginner students often find it difficult to ask questions about past experience. Practice object questions using auxiliary verb do/did.

Travel collocations reviewed in this handout:
stay / stayed at a resort
order / ordered room service
take / took photographs
buy / bought souvenirs
try / tried local food
visit / visited a museum
go / went sightseeing
fly / flew first class

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Idioms about Colors
ESL Lesson Handouts - Idioms-about-colors
Level
Elementary: A2, Pre-Intermediate: A2+, Intermediate: B1
Target
Asking questions, Vocabulary
Tags
Idioms, Useful Expressions
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
Handout Overview

English idioms are often based on analogies and metaphors and are an important part of everyday English. Students can find them difficult to understand even in context. In this lesson, students are introduced to some interesting idioms about colors, their meanings and usage in a variety of matching and gap fill activities.

Idioms introduced in this Handout
a green thumb, the green light, out of the blue, off color, with flying colors, red-handed, paint the town red, in the black, once in a blue moon, in black and white, golden opportunity, in the red.

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Idioms about Food
ESL Lesson Handouts - Idioms-about-food
Level
Elementary: A2, Pre-Intermediate: A2+, Intermediate: B1
Target
Asking questions, Vocabulary
Tags
Idioms, Useful Expressions
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
Handout Overview

English idioms are often based on analogies and metaphors and are an important part of everyday English. Students can find them difficult to understand even in context. In this lesson, students are introduced to some interesting idioms about food, their meanings and usage in a variety of matching and gap fill activities.

Idioms introduced in this Handout
a lemon, a piece of cake, as cool as a cucumber, (not) my cup of tea, spill the beans, in a nutshell, a smart cookie, full of beans, eggs in one basket, spice things up, nuts about, selling like hot cakes.

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Reading Large Numbers
ESL Lesson Handouts - Reading-large-numbers
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Asking questions, Reading, Vocabulary
Tags
Business, Travel
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
Handout Overview

Help your students read large numbers correctly. In this activity, students will practice the language needed to read large numbers with an interesting question and answer activity. Students practice reading and listening to large numbers by asking and answering how high, how far, and how long questions.

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Get FREE or FULL Access to our easy-to-teach Handouts for your Online or Traditional classes!

Questions and Answers (you | he/she/it)
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Asking questions, Grammar, Reading
Tags
Sports
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
Handout Overview

Your ESL students practice asking present simple questions. This handout focuses on third person singular he, she, it. Students practice asking each other questions about Japanese tennis star Nishikori Kei, completing questions using DO and DOES, and asking each other about their free time in a fun question and answer activity.

Read More
Let’s Go to a Restaurant
ESL Lesson Handouts - Lets-go-to-a-restaurant
Level
Elementary: A2, Pre-Intermediate: A2+
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Vocabulary
Tags
Food and Restaurants, Present Continuous Tense, Present Tense, Travel, Vocabulary
Teaching Time
60 minutes, 90 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
Handout Overview

Let’s GoPlaces Topic
Talking about food and restaurants.

Picture Overview
The picture(s) in this handout illustrate two restaurants; a regular restaurant on the left and a fast food restaurant on the right. In regards to the regular restaurant; notice the food being eaten is pizza and pasta, the woman is drinking red wine, and the menu board shows prices in Euro. This could be any country in the EU but we can assume it is Italy. The fast food restaurant on the right sells hamburgers.

Example Questions in this Handout
What kind of fast food restaurant is it? How do you know?
How much is a burger combo? Is it cheap?
Do you prefer to eat at your parents’ house or a restaurant?
What is the worst restaurant you have eaten at?

Read More
You speak English, don’t you?
ESL Lesson Handouts - You-speak-english-dont-you
Level
Pre-Intermediate: A2+, Intermediate: B1
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Grammar
Tags
Useful Expressions
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
Handout Overview

Questions tags are commonly used by native English speakers. They are statements followed by a tag to ask or confirm information they know or think to be true. Students learn how to construct question tags and practice asking and answering tag questions.

Read More
Idioms about Animals
ESL Lesson Handouts - Idioms-about-animals
Level
Elementary: A2, Pre-Intermediate: A2+, Intermediate: B1
Target
Asking questions, Vocabulary
Tags
Idioms, Useful Expressions
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
Handout Overview

English idioms are often based on analogies and metaphors and are an important part of everyday English. Students can find them difficult to understand even in context. In this lesson, students are introduced to some interesting idioms about animals, their meanings and usage in a variety of matching and gap fill activities.

Idioms introduced in this Handout
fishy, kitty corner, nest egg, pig out, chicken out, hold your horses, cat got your tongue, a little bird told me, straight from the horse’s mouth, take the bull by the horns, kill two birds with one stone, a fish out of water, as sick as a dog.

Read More
What did you do on holiday?
ESL Lesson Handouts - What-did-you-do-on holiday
Level
Elementary: A2, Intermediate: B1
Target
Asking questions, Conversation, Grammar, Vocabulary
Tags
Collocations, Travel, Useful Expressions
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
Handout Overview

Students can talk about the experiences on their last vacation. Beginner students often find it difficult to ask questions about past experience. Practice object questions using auxiliary verb do/did.

Travel collocations reviewed in this handout:
stay / stayed at a resort
order / ordered room service
take / took photographs
buy / bought souvenirs
try / tried local food
visit / visited a museum
go / went sightseeing
fly / flew first class

Read More
Idioms about Colors
ESL Lesson Handouts - Idioms-about-colors
Level
Elementary: A2, Pre-Intermediate: A2+, Intermediate: B1
Target
Asking questions, Vocabulary
Tags
Idioms, Useful Expressions
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
Handout Overview

English idioms are often based on analogies and metaphors and are an important part of everyday English. Students can find them difficult to understand even in context. In this lesson, students are introduced to some interesting idioms about colors, their meanings and usage in a variety of matching and gap fill activities.

Idioms introduced in this Handout
a green thumb, the green light, out of the blue, off color, with flying colors, red-handed, paint the town red, in the black, once in a blue moon, in black and white, golden opportunity, in the red.

Read More
Idioms about Food
ESL Lesson Handouts - Idioms-about-food
Level
Elementary: A2, Pre-Intermediate: A2+, Intermediate: B1
Target
Asking questions, Vocabulary
Tags
Idioms, Useful Expressions
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
Handout Overview

English idioms are often based on analogies and metaphors and are an important part of everyday English. Students can find them difficult to understand even in context. In this lesson, students are introduced to some interesting idioms about food, their meanings and usage in a variety of matching and gap fill activities.

Idioms introduced in this Handout
a lemon, a piece of cake, as cool as a cucumber, (not) my cup of tea, spill the beans, in a nutshell, a smart cookie, full of beans, eggs in one basket, spice things up, nuts about, selling like hot cakes.

Read More
Reading Large Numbers
ESL Lesson Handouts - Reading-large-numbers
Level
Beginner: A1, Elementary: A2
Target
Asking questions, Reading, Vocabulary
Tags
Business, Travel
Teaching Time
60 minutes
Included
2 Student Pages, Teaching Notes
Updated
Handout Overview

Help your students read large numbers correctly. In this activity, students will practice the language needed to read large numbers with an interesting question and answer activity. Students practice reading and listening to large numbers by asking and answering how high, how far, and how long questions.

Read More
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