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ESL Conversation Activity Bundle 2

ESL Conversation Activity Bundle 2

16 x ESL Conversation Activity Worksheets No prep pair-work speaking activities. Topics: 1) Fashion 2) Feelings 3) Food 4) Future 5) Geography 6) Health 7) History 8) Hobbies 9) Homes 10) Humour 11) Internet 12) Inventions 13) Languages 14) Love 15) Media 16) Money 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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Health - ESL Conversation Activity

Health - ESL Conversation Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: HEALTH 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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Body Mega Connect 4 game

Body Mega Connect 4 game

Connect 4 game for 2-3 players. Students must correctly identify the picture to win a square. The goal is to win four squares in a row, four times. May be used for any language. Uses 15 parts of the body: arm, ear, eye, face, finger, foot, hair, hand, head, knee, leg, mouth, neck, nose, teeth.
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Body in English I have Who has

Body in English I have Who has

Whole class speaking activity. Each card has a statement with I have and a question with Who has. Students listen to questions to know when to answer. Includes 36 separate cards. Uses vocabulary for 35 body parts. Second version with only 27 cards for smaller classes included for free. Vocabulary used: ankle, arm, back, body, bone, cheek, chest, chin, ear, elbow, eye, face, finger, fingernail, foot, forehead, hair, hand, head, heart, knee, leg, lips, mouth, neck, nose, shoulder, skeleton, stomach, throat, toe, tongue, tooth, waist, wrist [not included in version 2: ankle, bone, elbow, heart, skeleton, stomach, toe, waist, wrist].
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Body Guess Who Partner speaking activity

Body Guess Who Partner speaking activity

Student sheet has 12 pictures of aliens. Student secretly chooses 1 of the 12 aliens. Partners take turns asking yes/no questions in order to deduce which alien his partner chose. Sample questions: Does he have three eyes? Uses only 7 parts of the body: eye, nose, ear, mouth, arm, leg, head/face. Activity has only pictures, so it may be used for any language.
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