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Advertising & Business - Conversation Flashcards

Advertising & Business - Conversation Flashcards

Thematic discussion questions designed to encourage fluency & confidence in English Ideal to use as an engaging warmer or as a dynamic speaking activity to finish a class. Aimed at adults and teenagers. 1. Print & cut 1 set (double-sided) of flashcards for each pair of students. **2.**Students draw a question card and ask their partner. Encourage students to: • Extend their answers • Elicit more information • Agree / disagree with their partners • Justify their arguments 3. Change pairs 4. Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them.
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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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ESL Conversation Activitiy Bundle 1

ESL Conversation Activitiy Bundle 1

16 x ESL Conversation Activity Worksheets No prep pair-work speaking activities. Topics: 1) Advertising 2) Animals 3) Art 4) Buildings 5) Business 6) Celebrations 7) Childhood 8) Cities 9) Colour 10) Countryside 11) Crime 12) Education 13) Entertainment 14) Environment 15) Fame 16) Family 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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Work & Jobs - ESL Conversation Activity

Work & Jobs - ESL Conversation Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: WORK & JOBS 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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Business - ESL Conversation Activity

Business - ESL Conversation Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: BUSINESS 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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ESL Conversation : Jobs/Work - Vocabulary

ESL Conversation : Jobs/Work - Vocabulary

Cards to trigger discussion about the topic of Work/Jobs, aimed at older students of at least an intermediate level. You could print them and cut out for work in class, but they are also ideal for teaching online! Also, your could use them in a PowerPoint presentation with the entire class! Included: - 1 Zip file containing 8 good looking conversation cards, with one question each. - 1 pdf file (A4) for printing and cutting out the cards (4 per page). > If there are any mistakes -I'm human :)- please contact me and I'll be happy to help. > If you enjoy one of my resources, I'd really appreciate it if you left a review :)
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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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Help students identify there own skills and qualities in this fun Jenga game.

Help students identify there own skills and qualities in this fun Jenga game.

This activity is for all ages and abilities and allows learners to not only enhance their word vocabulary but also there ability to explain their own skills and abilities and transferrable skills in a fun and engaging way. The work sheet is made up of 40 squares each with a different skill/quality inside. The worksheet can be differentiated by adding other resources such as a dictionary. The resource also generate communication as students can help each other. The activity requires the tutor to number the bricks on a Jenga game from 1 -40 as the learner pulls out a brick a number is revealed which corresponds to the worksheet, the student then identifies the word from the worksheet and then highlights it. The learner then has to explain when they have used that skill with an example e.g. punctual, the learner may say 'I am always on time to school/college as this is important when getting a job in the future' or if the learner is not good at this they can suggest ways to improve. When the game has finished the students should have many words highlighted they then use the next page to write a few sentences about the skills/qualities which are relevant to them. Once completed this can also be used towards creating a personal statement for a C.V.
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Health and Safety Workplace Bundle 2

Health and Safety Workplace Bundle 2

Lesson Starter / Warmup Start the lesson with a fun dice game focussing on Personal Protective Equipment. Move on to a mix and match group activity exploring common words taken from H&S Policies . Then use the interactive digital challenge with questions to uncover an image. (competitive and fun for pairs and teams). Ensure learners know about the forms to use in the workplace and when to use them with the Workplace Incident / Accident / Near Miss lesson and the Template to be filled in when an incident occurs. Finish off with a fun crossword puzzle that reinforces the same words learnt previously. Lots of room for discussion in these topics.
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Skills Show Reading Comprehension and Job Vocabulary Activity -ESOL/EAL/ESL/EFL/Literacy/SLD/ALD

Skills Show Reading Comprehension and Job Vocabulary Activity -ESOL/EAL/ESL/EFL/Literacy/SLD/ALD

An entry level reading activity ideal for learners visiting the Skills Show that don't have the reading skills to navigate the website. This clear reading comprehension summarises the event, describing where and when it happens and what happens there. Followed up by a vocabulary exercise using the sections of the show to elicit further jobs that would be included. Designed for entry level ESOL learners who are going to the show this reading and vocabularly activity really helps learners get an overview of the show and understand what happens there.
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