Celebrating summer

Celebrating summer

The pack is divided into three sections : kids young learners teens and adults You´ll find lots of speaking activities, board games, a writing exercise for young learners and a wonderful way for older students to dip into their creative mojo.
InspirationalEnglish
ESL Conversation Activitiy Bundle 3

ESL Conversation Activitiy Bundle 3

18 x ESL Conversation Activity Worksheets No prep pair-work speaking activities. Topics: 1) Music 2) Nations 3) Neighbours 4) Nature 5) Numbers 6) Personality 7) Politics 8) Religion 9) Routines 10) Science 11) Shopping 12) Sport 13) Technology 14) Television 15) Transport 16) Travel 17) Weather 18) Work Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using English Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Firstly, Secondly, Finally However, On the other hand , Whereas Furthermore, In addition, Moreover Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
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Travel & Holidays - ESL Conversation Activity

Travel & Holidays - ESL Conversation Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: TRAVEL & HOLIDAYS Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using English Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Firstly, Secondly, Finally However, On the other hand , Whereas Furthermore, In addition, Moreover Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
fingertips-resources
Inferences, reading, comprehension - Travel using colourful semantics

Inferences, reading, comprehension - Travel using colourful semantics

A fun individual or group activity based on looking at items in a suitcase to decide where people are travelling to. Reading skills available with and without symbols. Colourful semantics approach for composing and building sentences. 3 levels of reading skills. Level 1 - 2 key word sentences + symbols x 12 sentence strips. Level 2 - 3 key word sentences + symbols x 48 sentence strips. Level - 3 key word sentences, text only x 48 sentence strips. 2 levels of sentence building skills using colourful semantics Level 1: individual key words + symbols Level 2: individual key words, text only. Make inferences based on suitcase items, or decide what items need to go in the suitcase based on the holiday destination.
ASpecialKindOfEnglish
KS3 National Reading Test Practice Paper - Wales

KS3 National Reading Test Practice Paper - Wales

A practice National Reading Test for KS3 students to prepare for their NRTs. The paper has been designed to also develop key WJEC GCSE English Language skills including ‘Words in Context’ questions, ‘Access, Search and Retrieve’, ‘Sequencing’ and ‘Multiple Choice’ comprehension questions. This test uses a short but complex text about tourism in Wales to help students practise comprehension using dense writing. An answer sheet is included.
benkdavies
Small Talk for ESOL and Workplace - Powerpoint Interactive Training Presentation

Small Talk for ESOL and Workplace - Powerpoint Interactive Training Presentation

This resource contains a 20 slide editable PPT presentation and pdf file suitable for ESOL, ESL and workplace learners. Small Talk is an essential communications skill. The presentation is colourful, to a professional standard and has lots of clip art and activities for learners to engage in. It also has a printout for the teacher that gives directions for activities for each slide that is useful as a Lesson Plan. Learning Objectives: Understand the meaning of Small Talk. The benefits of using it. Know when it is appropriate to use. Understand what Small Talk is not. Be able to engage in Small Talk. ** Leave a review for this resource and receive one free resource of your choice from my shop. Communications, Workplace, ESOL and Computing Resources Please remember to Follow Me to receive further updates and new resource offerings. Thanks.
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Show the world why your city is worth visiting. A collaborative blog.

Show the world why your city is worth visiting. A collaborative blog.

This resource includes the project handout for students and the teacher’s notes to work during a minimum of a month (depending on the number of lessons you have per week) Main goal: Students will design and write a touristic blog about their city addressed to an English speaking audience. Objectives: a)To provide an authentic context for language learning focusing mainly on the development of reading and writing skills; b) To foster collaborative learning through the division of tasks and responsibilities; c) to cater for all learning styles; d) To integrate ICT in the learning process to enhance the 21st-century skills; e) To integrate assessment tools coherent with the learning of life skills; f) To integrate the school community in the students’ learning processes.
MariangelC
Halloween bundle

Halloween bundle

Here you can find everything that will help you learn everything about Halloween and celebrate this day perfectly!
Olynj
Picture Prompts for Speaking

Picture Prompts for Speaking

I put together picture prompts on different topics which can be used when practising general speaking with your students or preparing them for various certificates and exams. I will later add more resources on different topics.
Albacker
English Language Bundle - ESOL / ELS English as a second language

English Language Bundle - ESOL / ELS English as a second language

Separate resources that can be used as icebreakers, warmers, parts of lessons, and in some cases whole lessons. Developed for Adults. Business emails - 20 page e-book The Verb 'To Be' simple present Future tense diagrams and activities Homophones Synonym and Antonym worksheets and activities Present and past tense irregular verb game Things in Common Icebreaker Giving good verbal instructions Small Talk Presentation - Interactive lesson
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Christmas Reading Comprehension Worksheets - ESL Intermediate to Advanced (SAVE 80%)

Christmas Reading Comprehension Worksheets - ESL Intermediate to Advanced (SAVE 80%)

Get 90% off the cost of your first resource worth up to £10 with code NEWYEAR90 This Reading Comprehension worksheets bundle is suitable for elementary to proficient ESL learners. The bundle comprises of different fictional Christmas stories and informational texts. After carefully reading each text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, gap filling exercises, True or False, definitions matching exercises, word searches, classroom discussions and crosswords. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for vocabulary building purposes. The handouts can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
MariaPht
Going on Holiday (Vacation): 2x whole lessons, activities and worksheets EFL TEFL

Going on Holiday (Vacation): 2x whole lessons, activities and worksheets EFL TEFL

A range of reading, writing, speaking and listening activities based on travel and holiday plans. Students will learn: Lesson 1: Locations, capital cities of Europe and country flags. Lesson 2: Types of accommodation, activities and modes of transport. *Detailed lesson plans, worksheets (PDF and Word document amendable copies) and a card game are also included.
lofford1
Checking into a Hotel: role play and whole lesson with worksheets EFL TEFL

Checking into a Hotel: role play and whole lesson with worksheets EFL TEFL

Checking in to a Hotel Key expressions: receptionist, manager, customer, reception, rooms, bar, restaurant, bathroom, I booked a room for this weekend, let me check your details, here is your room key, breakfast is served from... 1) Students learn vocabulary associated with checking in to a hotel. -PPT introduces key expressions through a ‘virtual tour’ of a fictional hotel. 3) In teams they compete to win points in a quiz based on what they just saw. 4) Students then practice the checking in dialogue through a pair based role play. 5) Finally using worksheets they can put the dialogue into the correct order, complete a crossword, match the hotel facilities to the pictures and finally write a short opinion based piece on whether they would choose to stay at this particular hotel. *The PPT and worksheets have Korean translations of the English vocabulary however these can be easily amended as I have included both PDF and word document files.
lofford1
Christmas Time Bundle

Christmas Time Bundle

A collection of resources for the Christmas period. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
Frank and Russie's Little Big Adventures- Chapter 9

Frank and Russie's Little Big Adventures- Chapter 9

This is a fictional story, which describes a student and his English teacher' s adventures around the world. It is suitable for A2/B1 students. Chapter 9 is set in the city of Guangzhou. The story comes with a comprehension exercise and a crossword, which practises the key vocabulary.
InspirationalEnglish
Languagenut Lesson Plans & Resources - English / General - Unit 20 - Our world

Languagenut Lesson Plans & Resources - English / General - Unit 20 - Our world

Languagenut.com is a dynamic and engaging language learning resource offering a variety of games and activities to help students learn a foreign language, as well as an innovative tracking tool so teachers can set homework and monitor progress. These free lesson plans and resources are designed to help teachers get the most out of Languagenut. Each unit pack includes: - 7 engaging lesson plans (one for each 10-word section, plus a revision/sentence-building lesson for the end of the unit), written by qualified teachers and covering all 4 key skills - Ideas for adapting each lesson to suit your class, including extension activities, suggestions for differentiation, homework activities and substitutions for low-tech classrooms - Full timings and guidance for teachers to help you access all the resources easily - Printable resources to complement the lessons and save you time This unit pack is for Languagenut's Unit 20 - Our world, covering countries, continents, geography, holidays, cities and beaches. These lessons are designed to be used for teaching English as a foreign language, but can also be adapted for any language as the Languagenut curriculum has the same structure across languages. Looking for French, German or Spanish lesson plans? Check out our custom resources and plans for these languages, including specific teacher notes on grammar points for non-specialists!
Languagenut_Resources
Languagenut Lesson Plans & Resources - English / General - Unit 9 - Around the world

Languagenut Lesson Plans & Resources - English / General - Unit 9 - Around the world

Languagenut.com is a dynamic and engaging language learning resource offering a variety of games and activities to help students learn a foreign language, as well as an innovative tracking tool so teachers can set homework and monitor progress. These free lesson plans and resources are designed to help teachers get the most out of Languagenut. Each unit pack includes: - 7 engaging lesson plans (one for each 10-word section, plus a revision/sentence-building lesson for the end of the unit), written by qualified teachers and covering all 4 key skills - Ideas for adapting each lesson to suit your class, including extension activities, suggestions for differentiation, homework activities and substitutions for low-tech classrooms - Full timings and guidance for teachers to help you access all the resources easily - Printable resources to complement the lessons and save you time This unit pack is for Languagenut's Unit 9 - Around the world, covering countries, directions, languages, air travel and holidays. These lessons are designed to be used for teaching English as a foreign language, but can also be adapted for any language as the Languagenut curriculum has the same structure across languages. Looking for French, German or Spanish lesson plans? Check out our custom resources and plans for these languages, including specific teacher notes on grammar points for non-specialists!
Languagenut_Resources
Story Starter Prompts

Story Starter Prompts

This resource contains 10 original (colour,black and white, sketch) photos and titles for story prompts. They may be printed for individual worksheets or as flashcards (posters) for individual, group or writing corner work. In addition there are ten story planning templates ( character, plot, setting, details). Useful for creative writing in Key Stage Two or lower Key Stage Three.
LearnersLabyrinth
Cambridge PET exam holiday and travel vocabulary crossword

Cambridge PET exam holiday and travel vocabulary crossword

This crossword revises travel and holiday vocabulary, It was specifically made forESL students preparing for the Cambridge PET exam, which is at CEFR B1 level, but it could be used for any students at a suitable level. The answers are included. It could be given for homework or as a collaborative task in class for two pupils to do together.
mbrizz
My Holiday Bundle

My Holiday Bundle

This is a fun, cross curricular bundle about holidays. There is an ESL topic on talking about your holidays, a creative writing prompt about different holidays, a spelling test about holidays and images of beach holidays in the past.
peterfogarty
Frank and Russie's Little Bog Adventures- Chapter 6

Frank and Russie's Little Bog Adventures- Chapter 6

This is a fictional story, which describes a student and his English teacher' s adventures around the world. It is suitable for A2/B1 students. In Chapter 5 the characters go to Shakespeare's birthplace. The story comes with a comprehension exercise and a crossword, which practises the key vocabulary.
InspirationalEnglish
Easter Bundle

Easter Bundle

All about Easter. Bring Easter into your classroom with these activities.
Olynj
Travel/Holidays Vocabulary Card Game PDF Worksheet

Travel/Holidays Vocabulary Card Game PDF Worksheet

Forbidden Words! Game A card game for learning and revising topic related vocabulary. For ESL and EFL students. Intermediate level. The topic of this particular worksheet is Travel/Holidays. The aim of the game is to explain given words, but without those words that you would most likely use because those are forbidden, students can't use them. Every word has 4 or 5 forbidden words and if it is too difficult to explain the word without using those, you can allow your students to use one or more of the forbidden words.
Albacker
London Tour Bus and tourism  lesson EFL TEFL

London Tour Bus and tourism lesson EFL TEFL

A lesson I made based on the resources from the British Council website https://learnenglishteens.britishcouncil.org/sites/teens/files/tour_of_london_-_exercises_1.pdf Click the sound icon to listen to the dialogue, with each mouse-click a corresponding image comes up for a basic virtual tour. There are then three activities. Students match the tourist spot to the name, number the places chronologically and guess which tourist destination has been visited based on the review given. I've also included filler activities- a word search and colouring page.
lofford1
Suitcase guessing game EAL TEFL KS2 Travel Geography

Suitcase guessing game EAL TEFL KS2 Travel Geography

A game that can be used as a starter or plenary for a travel topic. Objects appear in suitcases and students have to guess the name of the place. There are 10 different places: France England Australia Italy South Africa USA South Korea Egypt China Russia If they are the first team/pair to guess correctly they get a photo card to add to their suitcase gameboard (attached in a word file) I used this with my TEFL students and they loved it!
lofford1
Past Simple and Past Continuous - Grammar practice - SAVE 70%

Past Simple and Past Continuous - Grammar practice - SAVE 70%

This bundle is comprised of different handout aimed at teaching the difference between Past Simple and Past Continuous to upper elementary-intermediate level ESL learners. The handouts includes gap filling exercises to help students practice and differentiate the two tenses in the affirmative, interrogative and negative form.
MariaPht
Frank and Russie's Little big adventures- Chapter 3

Frank and Russie's Little big adventures- Chapter 3

This is a fictional story that I am writing with one of my Chinese students. It describes our adventures around the world. It is suitable for A2/B1 students. In Chapter 3 Frank and I go to Stonehenge where we learn more about this pre-historic monument. It comes with a comprehension activity, too.
InspirationalEnglish
Past Simple Tense - Grammar Worksheets x 7 (SAVE 70%)

Past Simple Tense - Grammar Worksheets x 7 (SAVE 70%)

These handout are dedicated to teaching the Past Simple Tense to higher elementary-intermediate level ESL learners. The handouts includes gap filling exercises, question formation and sentence transformation exercises, using regular and irregular verbs. The handouts cover all forms (interrogative, affirmative, negative) of sentence structures in the Past Tense.
MariaPht
Writing a diary entry // A trip to the country

Writing a diary entry // A trip to the country

This fun lesson plan allows pupils to be creative and work independently in order to complete the tasks. This presentation is aimed at beginner/younger ESL students. The aim is for them to be able to confidently write a diary. I used this presentation over the course of 4 weeks as I only taught the class for 1 lesson a week, however, this can be easily altered to fit any time plan. Furthermore, this was planned with an iPad school in mind however no tasks specifically require an iPad to complete.
j_avis
English Travel Writing and Hotel Designing Booklets, and a Speech Writing Lesson

English Travel Writing and Hotel Designing Booklets, and a Speech Writing Lesson

Here are two great big booklets to use with your classes while teaching travel writing. The Travel Booklet includes 10 independent tasks - creative and poetry writing, collages, designing and many more. Mix this together with the 15 page booklet for designing your own hotel in a group of 5...and you have got two time saving dreams. The Hotel Project Booklet is something you could do in the classroom and can span over 6 lessons, or is something your class could do as a group project for homework. Whatever you choose, these two booklets are full of creative English activities to help your students learn the art of travel writing, working in a team and presenting speeches. FREE planning sheet as well! Finally, I have added my Speech Lesson which could be used to introduce the skills of crafting a speech using effective persuasive devices. Now, this is a lesson I usually use with students in Year 9 and 10, however it can be adapted and would be useful to feed into the speech the students are preparing in the Hotel Booklet. Grab this bundle now! They are worth it...there are over 10 lessons worth of work in this bundle. Don't miss out! 23% off when you buy these three together.
jesspon
Project - Design your own Hotel: Speaking and Listening Booklet

Project - Design your own Hotel: Speaking and Listening Booklet

This is a great project booklet which will span over about 5-6 lessons. It is designed for students to work through the initial tasks to help their knowledge about hotels/holidays so they gain an understanding and knowledge of what they should be designing. It also helps them with web design, as they have to annotate and design their own. Once these pages are complete, your groups of five get designing, planning and speech writing, in order to create a 5-10 minute presentation to the class. I used this as an opportunity to assessment my students on their speaking and listening skills. This booklet is packed with activities and even a clip link for the students to see some of the top 10 Hotels in 2016. This is a great buy and can be used repeatedly. Could be used in class or as a homework project. 15 page booklet. What will it teach my students: To work in a team To create a speech/script To learn about target audiences To present ideas to the class in a group To understand and design webpages and a hotel To keep to a time limit when presenting What does it include: Preparation task - positives/negatives of hotel life, investigations into top hotels, persuasive language analysis, target audience, website analysis and annotations, website design. Main Task - 5 Roles for the students to decide between themselves, with details of what they each need to prepare and design in the role they have chosen. Time - 1/2 Lessons to prepare 1/2 Lessons to design and practise their presentation 2 Lessons for presentations - class of 30 Happy Teaching!
jesspon
Holiday discussion prompts for ESL/EAL students

Holiday discussion prompts for ESL/EAL students

These discussion questions have been created for intermediate to advanced ESL/EAL students. There is one page which should be torn in half, providing questions for student A and student B. These would work best with adults and older teenagers and can be used after a unit on holidays. They provide good practice for Cambridge, IELTS and TOEFL students.
mbrizz
Seasons Greetings: Christmas Colouring Page

Seasons Greetings: Christmas Colouring Page

A Christmas colouring activity to get your class into the festive spirit. Seasons Greetings. Perfect for the days when it is too cold to play outside at break. Could also be used as inspiration for writing a story or explore other cultures at Christmas time. Follow my educational videos on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo Sign up for a free Skype in the Classroom session as I prepare for my Great British Viking Quest solo row around Great Britain in summer 2017: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest
sarah277
Ann´s New Year´s Eve party (Present Perfect)

Ann´s New Year´s Eve party (Present Perfect)

This worksheet contains a story in the Present Perfect. It contains comprehension questions, a fill in the gap exercise, a writing exercise and conversation questions to reinforce the Present Perfect tense. It deals mainly with already, ever and yet.
Olynj
Christmas Shopping

Christmas Shopping

Christmas Shopping IELTS. This could be used with Economics or Business English students also around Christmas time.
Olynj