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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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Legalised Prostitution - Complete Debate Pack

Legalised Prostitution - Complete Debate Pack

Get your class involved in the legalised prostitution debate Level: Advanced CEF rating B2+ This is a complete multi-day lesson plan for students to improve their spoken confidence in the classroom. This lesson includes a magazine-like introduction, articles, vocabulary, grammar, images. To help students organize their debate worksheets are included for appropriate language and pros and cons to get them started. The included rubric can be used by teachers or students to help access their needs. Students who are learning English (ESL) would find this lesson of benefit as grammar pages are included. For those teaching Citizenship or similar, this lesson is a great way to launch into the subject while also providing facts and details. Overview Page 1 - 5: Teacher’s notes and debating rubric Page 6: Quotations, conversation questions Page 7: Vocabulary Page 8-9: Reading comprehension Page 10: Grammar practice (emphatic structures clauses) Page 11 - 12: Debate motion, pros and cons Page 13: Debating language Page 14 - 15: Images for the classroom Please note that all images used in this lesson plan can be used freely as they are Royalty Free images. For any questions or support, please contact me and I’ll get back to you as soon as possible. Keywords: GM Food, Genetically Modified Foods. ESL, EAL, EAP, TEFL, TESOL, ESOL, TOFEL, Reading Comprehension, Debating, Debates, Pros and Cons
BalvinderKataora
Terrorism - Complete Debate Pack

Terrorism - Complete Debate Pack

Get your class involved in the terrorism debate Level: Intermediate CEF rating B1+ (approaching B2 in some areas) This is a complete multi-day lesson plan for students to improve their spoken confidence in the classroom. This lesson includes a magazine-like introduction, articles, vocabulary, grammar, images. To help students organize their debate worksheets are included for appropriate language and pros and cons to get them started. The included rubric can be used by teachers or students to help access their needs. Students who are learning English (ESL) would find this lesson of benefit as grammar pages are included. For those teaching Citizenship or similar, this lesson is a great way to launch into the subject while also providing facts and details. Overview Page 1 - 5: Teacher’s notes and debating rubric Page 6: Quotations, conversation questions Page 7: Vocabulary Page 8-9: Reading comprehension Page 10: Grammar practice (adverbs and the language of conflict) Page 11 - 12: Debate motion, pros and cons Page 13: Debating language Page 14 - 15: Images for the classroom Please note that all images used in this lesson plan can be used freely as they are Royalty Free images. For any questions or support, please contact me and I’ll get back to you as soon as possible. Keywords: GM Food, Genetically Modified Foods. ESL, EAL, EAP, TEFL, TESOL, ESOL, TOFEL, Reading Comprehension, Debating, Debates, Pros and Cons
BalvinderKataora
Immigration - Complete Debate Pack

Immigration - Complete Debate Pack

Get your class involved in the immigration debate Level: Intermediate CEF rating B1+ This is a complete multi-day lesson plan for students to improve their spoken confidence in the classroom. This lesson includes a magazine-like introduction, articles, vocabulary, grammar, images. To help students organize their debate worksheets are included for appropriate language and pros and cons to get them started. The included rubric can be used by teachers or students to help access their needs. Students who are learning English (ESL) would find this lesson of benefit as grammar pages are included. For those teaching Citizenship or similar, this lesson is a great way to launch into the subject while also providing facts and details. Overview Page 1 - 5: Teacher’s notes and debating rubric Page 6: Quotations, conversation questions Page 7: Vocabulary Page 8-9: Reading comprehension Page 10: Grammar practice (second conditional) Page 11 - 12: Debate motion, pros and cons Page 13: Debating language Page 14 - 15: Images for the classroom Please note that all images used in this lesson plan can be used freely as they are Royalty Free images. For any questions or support, please contact me and I’ll get back to you as soon as possible. Keywords: GM Food, Genetically Modified Foods. ESL, EAL, EAP, TEFL, TESOL, ESOL, TOFEL, Reading Comprehension, Debating, Debates, Pros and Cons, Idioms of agreement and disagreement, Social Justice
BalvinderKataora
Social Media - Complete Debate Pack

Social Media - Complete Debate Pack

Get your class involved in the social media debate Level: Pre-intermediate CEF rating A2 to B1 This is a complete multi-day lesson plan for students to improve their spoken confidence in the classroom. This lesson includes a magazine-like introduction, articles, vocabulary, grammar, images. To help students organize their debate worksheets are included for appropriate language and pros and cons to get them started. The included rubric can be used by teachers or students to help access their needs. Students who are learning English (ESL) would find this lesson of benefit as grammar pages are included. For those teaching Citizenship or similar, this lesson is a great way to launch into the subject while also providing facts and details. Overview Page 1 - 5: Teacher’s notes and debating rubric Page 6: Quotations, conversation questions Page 7: Vocabulary Page 8-9: Reading comprehension Page 10: Grammar practice Page 11 - 12: Debate motion, pros and cons Page 13: Debating language Page 14 - 15: Images for the classroom Please note that all images used in this lesson plan can be used freely as they are Royalty Free images. For any questions or support, please contact me and I’ll get back to you as soon as possible. Keywords: GM Food, Genetically Modified Foods. ESL, EAL, EAP, TEFL, TESOL, ESOL, TOFEL, Reading Comprehension, Debating, Debates, Pros and Cons, Modals of Speculation
BalvinderKataora
Bullying , Depression and Mental Health - Reading Comprehension Bundle (SAVE 55%)

Bullying , Depression and Mental Health - Reading Comprehension Bundle (SAVE 55%)

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore the effects of bullying on children and adult psychology and mental health. After carefully reading each informational 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 IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. Full answer keys are included.
MariaPht
Chocolate Assembly

Chocolate Assembly

An assembly all the world’s best snack. This class assembly looks at the cocoa bean’s journey to chocolate. It introduces the idea of fair trade benefiting farmers and communities. It includes some acting and one song with a youtube link to lyrics and dance moves. Appropriate for a capable y2 class and up. Enjoy :)
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Debate Lesson Plan - Technology is harming society

Debate Lesson Plan - Technology is harming society

This debate focused lesson contains a PDF giving you all you need to introduce the topic and set up a class debate. The first page has a debate topic as well as a summary of the topic - In this case technology. It provides a breakdown of key points and the major pros and cons of the topic. The second page has language to use in a debate. It is also categorised. The third page has group cards which can be cut and distributed to indicate to the students which team they are on, and therefore plan their side of the debate. The lesson should be suitable for CEF rated classes of B1 and above. Can be used for ESL or TEFL classes. These lessons are provided for free.
BalvinderKataora
Extraordinary Teens - Reading Comprehension Texts / Worksheets (SAVE 40%)

Extraordinary Teens - Reading Comprehension Texts / Worksheets (SAVE 40%)

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore the lives of extraordinary teens and child prodigies. 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, crosswords 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. A full keu is included in every resource!
MariaPht
Extraordinary Teens: Malala Yousafzai - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

Extraordinary Teens: Malala Yousafzai - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text recounts the remarkable story of Malala Yousafzai, a young Pakistani advocate for girls rights to education. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including a comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a definitions match exercise, a fill in the gaps exercise, a multiple choice exercise and engage in an in-depth discussion. The text can be used for vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
MariaPht
Children In Need - Reading Comprehension Worksheets / Informational Texts (40% OFF)

Children In Need - Reading Comprehension Worksheets / Informational Texts (40% OFF)

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore the lives and fates of children who are deprived of their most basic rights as a result of poverty and/or war. 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, crosswords 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 IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht