MY FABULOUS SUMMER HOLIDAY - Back to school activity English - Great conversation starter! ESL

MY FABULOUS SUMMER HOLIDAY - Back to school activity English - Great conversation starter! ESL

😊 My fabulous summer holiday 😊 What a wonderful worksheet with so many potential conversation starters! You can use it as a classroom quiz as well: hand out the worksheet and let students fill in the blanks. Later you pass them on in class and let others guess who’s the author. Please rate my resources and help building a good reputation among thousands of great authors. Thanks for working with me ☺️ ** ❤️ Please see my other resources, too:** [https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/CindyKuehne]
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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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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
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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
Creating complex sentences with subordinate clauses

Creating complex sentences with subordinate clauses

This lesson explains simple sentences and then shows students how to identify the main clause and subordinate clause in complex sentences. Students extend some given sentence starters into complex sentences. Then they use the information about Lake Como in Italy to write a piece of description using complex sentences.
brahma
The Travel Pack

The Travel Pack

The Travel Pack A collection of four fun and engaging lesson on a travel/holiday theme. Click on the lesson links to find out more! Great value download. Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish (Credits: Cooltext.com)
EngageinEnglish
CHRISTMAS POSTCARD - Santa´s Letter

CHRISTMAS POSTCARD - Santa´s Letter

Use these FUN CHRISTMAS POSTCARD writing frames to engage your students with their writing! --- Perfect for a colourful display board to match the festive season or just as an enchanting writing activity --- Let your students choose from 6 different attractive designs to use as a frame for their creative writing. Ideas include: *Christmas list of what they would like *Persuasive writing for Santa to stop at their house/why they´ve been good *Persuasive writing to Santa to explain why they should be an elf/work at the North Pole *Christmas wish list for their loved ones/community/world around them *Thank you letter for what they received at Christmas ....PLUS MUCH MORE! Each postcard is in High Quality (300dpi) and we recommend you print these on card to be extra special! E N J O Y & M E R R Y C H R I S T M A S
tamrai
Christmas advertising campaign project

Christmas advertising campaign project

A lovely project to finish a term on. Pupils are asked to design and present a Christmas advertising campaign. The powerpoint provides a lesson to introduce the task to the pupils, as well as a resource for peer assessment at the end. It is then at the discretion of the teacher how long they allow pupils to work on their project in between. I have added some notes on the slides for teacher guidance Easy to differentiate - simply limit or add to the features you discuss in the first lesson. Develops analysis skills, persuasion skills and speaking and listening skills. I have tried to keep the amount of printing to a minimum!
ruthmjones35
The Mediterranean Murder - Creative Writing Lesson

The Mediterranean Murder - Creative Writing Lesson

The Mediterranean Murder - Creative Writing Lesson Highly attractive and engaging creative writing lesson. Students are given attractive prompts in order to write their own Mediterranean murder mystery story, based on a cruise ship murder. Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish (Credits: Cooltext.com)
EngageinEnglish
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
Transport around London for KS1/KS2/EAL AND ESL Learners.

Transport around London for KS1/KS2/EAL AND ESL Learners.

This is a great lesson to introduce learners to transport, showing different types of transport, the costs and how to get from A to B. This also uses money and takes costs into consideration to add more depth to the lesson. This is suitable for English, Maths and Geography lessons as a starter task or a fun review task and can be adapted for a range of audiences.
teachsureenglish
London Underground Lesson for KS1/KS2/KS3/EAL/ESL Learners! A big hit!

London Underground Lesson for KS1/KS2/KS3/EAL/ESL Learners! A big hit!

Here is a detailed lesson all about the history and story of the London Underground, followed by some information of how the tube works. Students then get Maps given to them to try and work out how long and how far stations are from each other. They also need to practice key dialogues and vocabulary related to travel, distance and time. This can also be modified to suit learners as there are key phrases and key information the teacher needs to give learners. We have found this lesson to be very popular and cross-curricular as it covers, English, Maths, Geography and History.
teachsureenglish
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
A ppt about a trip to Hastings

A ppt about a trip to Hastings

For English language learners, ideal for any francophone pupils in year 7 or 8. The learning objectives are: to describe a trip, to use the future tense, a focus on historical facts, i.e. smuggling and the re-enactment of the battle of Hastings.
esther30
First Week Back at School English Activities

First Week Back at School English Activities

Back to School for Key Stage two with this mini booklet of activities for Week One. It is suitable for Year 3 upwards and contains: 6 Short Story Titles and illustration templates 5 Speaking Time guided interviews 4 Word Searches (English, Maths, Science, Geog.) 6 Story Starters 2 Design a Poster and writing templates What I’ve learned This Week At School Worksheet My First Week a School Cartoon Strip template
LearnersLabyrinth
Elementary English  (ESL) School Bundle

Elementary English (ESL) School Bundle

Are you looking for elementary teaching resources for ESL students? Are you looking for a way to boost your students reading, speaking and listening. This set of teaching resources will help you. Try them today.
peterfogarty
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
ESL Grammar and Spelling Bundle

ESL Grammar and Spelling Bundle

Are you looking for spell checking activities? Here some fun look, say, spell check writing activities and also a nice presentation about how to spot common mistakes in written English.
peterfogarty
ESL Teaching Pack Bundle

ESL Teaching Pack Bundle

A lovely collection of different ESL Teaching Resources to teach a wide range of ages and skills. There is something for everyone in this collection. You will be able to get your class talking!
peterfogarty
My Travel Journal⎜Printable Kids Travel Journal⎜On vacation⎜Travel Planner⎜Games and Flash Cards

My Travel Journal⎜Printable Kids Travel Journal⎜On vacation⎜Travel Planner⎜Games and Flash Cards

Going on vacation ? Record your adventure in your own travel journal ! Write, draw and play little games along the way. With the flash cards, learn the vocabulary you need to complete your journal. INCLUDED ► 9 pages “Travel Journal” Cover page “In my luggage” “On the road” “Favorite moment” “What I disliked” “My pictures” ► 6 Transportation Flash Cards Car Bus Taxi Train Boat Airplane ► 4 Luggage Flash Cards Bag Suitcase Trunk Backpack ► 3 Weather Flash Cards Sunny Cloudy Rainy ♥︎ ♥︎ ♥︎ CLARISSE ♥︎ ♥︎ ♥︎ Made With… A Pinch Of Patience A Dash Of Kindness A Spoonful Of Laughter And A Heap Of Love See more and learn with us on clarisseclassroom.com/classroom Read blog post goo.gl/yS1BhP ♥︎ ♥︎ ♥︎ ♥︎ ♥︎ ♥︎ ♥︎ ♥︎ ♥︎ Please take the time to read my shop policies before placing your order ;-) ♥︎ ♥︎ ♥︎ ♥︎ ♥︎ ♥︎ ♥︎ ♥︎ ♥︎ You may print the files for yourself as many times as you need. Resale or commercial use of any kind is NOT permitted. All printable resources and games are owned by Clarisseclassroom © Copyright 2017. All Rights Reserved. *************************** PRINTABLE FILES *************************** My educational printable resources are designed to be very easy to use. Printable items are available as INSTANT DOWNLOAD that you download and print. The files will be provided in PDF format or ZIP and are NOT editable. ******************** CUSTOMIZATION ******************** I offer custom designs for all my printable games and resources. Get in touch with me ! ;)
SuperFrenchT
Airport travel role play EFL KS2 whole lesson, flashcards, activity worksheets and check-in dialogue

Airport travel role play EFL KS2 whole lesson, flashcards, activity worksheets and check-in dialogue

Suitable for EFL, TEFL and KS2 students. The powerpoint has Korean/English translations but can be adapted easily. The lesson focuses on the dialogue/role-play between a passenger and an attendant: *showing a passport, *asking for a window seat * receiving a boarding pass The worksheets include: *Vocabulary list and cutting/sticking/matching activity *Create your own passport and holiday photo *Short comprehension questions *Colour in the travel stamps
lofford1
Bucket List Lesson for KS2/KS3/EAL/ESL learners.

Bucket List Lesson for KS2/KS3/EAL/ESL learners.

Here is a Bucket list lesson for KS2/KS3/EAL/ESL learners. The lesson includes a detailed description of a bucket list, a video explaining what a bucket list is and a double-sided handout available. Students will then make their own bucket list using what was learned in the lesson. Powerpoint, Video, Handout included. Lesson will take around 30 minutes.
teachsureenglish
Multicultural Bundle

Multicultural Bundle

I have created presentations about different aspects of living in harmony with other people from other nations. It is great for harmony day and also the International Day For The Elimination Of Racial Discrimination. I have included a range of different presentations of different countries around the world. You are able to compare and contrast lives in other places. I have included stories from India, as this is the largest ethnic minority in the UK, and I thought it would be nice to see the differences and similarities between the two countries. I have also included 2 presentations about the Brexit (Brexit Conversation Ideas and International Day For the Elimination of Racial Discrimination - which covers Britain pre- and post Brexit and its crime rates).
peterfogarty
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
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
Reading Comprehension Worksheets for ESL learners x 10  (higher intermediate to advanced level) - SAVE 75%

Reading Comprehension Worksheets for ESL learners x 10 (higher intermediate to advanced level) - SAVE 75%

This bundle includes four different Reading Comprehension suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. After carefully reading each story / text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, crosswords, word search exercises, matching exercises and engage in in-depth classroom discussions on topics relevant to each text. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
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
Carnival Reading Comprehension Worksheets (SAVE 40%)

Carnival Reading Comprehension Worksheets (SAVE 40%)

These Reading Comprehension worksheets are suitable for higher intermediate to advanced ESL learners. The different texts give a history of carnival, different Carnival customs around the world and explore the phenomenon of deindividuation which is observed when large crowds begin to behave in a hive-mind manner. After carefully reading the different texts, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises and engage in an in depth classroom discussions based on question prompts relevant to the text. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
The Ancient Origins of Carnival - Reading Comprehension Text / Worksheets

The Ancient Origins of Carnival - Reading Comprehension Text / Worksheets

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate or advanced ESL learners. After carefully reading a text about the ancient origins of carnival, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises and engage in an in depth classroom discussions based on question prompts relevant to the text. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
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
Christmas Colouring Pages

Christmas Colouring Pages

A selection of Christmas themed colouring pages for the festive season, and to explore the customs and traditions of Christmas in Britain. There are many more Christmas resources available outside of the bundle.
sarah277