ESL Introduction To Phrasal Verbs

ESL Introduction To Phrasal Verbs

A lesson based on a lot of different phrasal verbs, and the different meanings they can have both literal and non literal. Finishing up with a game that can be done as a whole class or in groups using the worksheet provided.
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Touchstone 2 Textbook Multiple Choice Review Quiz

Touchstone 2 Textbook Multiple Choice Review Quiz

44 questions to review some of the vocabulary and grammar points covered in level 2 of the Touchstone text book series from Cambridge English Book. It is a selection of multiple choice questions based on the book, with 4, 6 or 8 options to answer. Teachers notes on the presentation tell you, which page of the book is being referenced.
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British vs. American English ESL

British vs. American English ESL

A detailed presentation looking at the vocabulary, spelling, and grammar differences between the two main branches of English. A good cultural introduction for ESL students, and can easily fill a hour lesson when used in conjunction with the American English vs British English worksheets, which are provided. Lesson could easily be used for a test-teach-test style class, or a task based learning one.
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Canadian Slang ESL

Canadian Slang ESL

A quick guide to some of the more interesting pieces of Canadian English, an ideal quick introduction for students heading to Canada for further study.
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Business English Slang ESL

Business English Slang ESL

A introduction for ESL students into 33 different bits of Business English slang, an ideal companion piece for any introduction to Business English lessons, and can easily be slid into existing lessons for a little bit of light relief.
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Multiple Choice ESL 1950s Slang Quiz

Multiple Choice ESL 1950s Slang Quiz

A 25 question multiple choice quiz to introduce ESL students to the idea that words have multiple meanings, and they change over time. This quiz focuses on words that had new meanings in the 1950s, and are still in use today. I did deliberately chose not to use too much dated slang, and for words like 'bread' the alternatives are also definitions for bread, but they are formal ones. Personally I use this as part of a class on the development and changes in the English language
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Art of Conversation ESL Presentation & Lesson Plan

Art of Conversation ESL Presentation & Lesson Plan

During many ESL classes, students are asked to discuss a set of questions with a partner. All too often this becomes more like an interview, students do not wait for responses before asking the next question. This class attempts to right that wrong and introduce ESL students becoming more conversational when they are talking to people.
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ESL Prepositions Guide Book

ESL Prepositions Guide Book

A review e-book for students to cover the many different uses of prepositions, with hundreds of example sentences and practice questions. It is a great study aid for struggling ESL students, and can be used for homework, or to supplement grammatical structures covered in class.
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Everyday English PDF Edition

Everyday English PDF Edition

A text book consisting of over 500 common English expressions, idioms, similes and more. Each one is illustrated, and defined along with example sentences. Then there are hundreds of questions to ensure the expressions are understood and used in the correct context. Perfect for any ESL student, and adult ones in particular. While this edition is cheaper than the interactive iBook edition, it does contain more practice question.
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American Slang ESL

American Slang ESL

An introduction to 52 different pieces of American slang. Ideal for any ESL students looking to gain a wider understanding of the different uses of English in different contexts.
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Everyday English Interactive Ibook

Everyday English Interactive Ibook

A text book consisting of over 500 common English expressions, idioms, similes and more. Each one is illustrated, and defined along with example sentences. Then there are hundreds of questions to ensure the expressions are understood and used in the correct context. Perfect for any ESL student, and adult ones in particular.
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144 ESL IELTS Discussion Questions

144 ESL IELTS Discussion Questions

A great way to open up ESL students to discuss a range of questions, they can choose from 8 different types of questions, before being presented with 24 numbers. Then they randomly select a question. It is a great way to have students practice questions, that they might well encounter in part one of an IELTS exam. Also it is a good way to open up the class for discussions on issues that they should be comfortable with.
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Introduction to Music Genres ESL

Introduction to Music Genres ESL

A one hour lesson to introduce students to the different genres of music, and the instruments used to create them. Due to copyright the MP3's I personally use in class have of course been removed, but the images remain, teachers are free to replace the genres with any they see fit. Word files for the worksheets have been uploaded so they can be easily uploaded.
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ESL IELTS Speed Writing Lesson

ESL IELTS Speed Writing Lesson

A simple ppt and lesson plan to take students through brainstorming and thinking about a topic before they produce an essay on the said topic. Ideal to give students some practice in the ability to write enough in a given time limit under exam conditions.
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Who / What Am I? ESL Riddles

Who / What Am I? ESL Riddles

A fun ESL powerpoint taking students through over thirty different what am I riddles. A perfect time filler for the last ten minutes of class, when you get done early. Can easily be adapted to fit different purposes and to review some new vocabulary. It is based on Chinese students, but that only affects 3 or 4 different slides.
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19 Ethical & Moral Dilemmas ESL Discussion

19 Ethical & Moral Dilemmas ESL Discussion

A presentation of 19 different ethical or moral dilemmas for ESL students to discuss. Aimed at Intermediate or higher level students, there are a few pieces of less common vocabulary, which will require explaining or concept checking.
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Everyday Useful English Expressions ESL Game

Everyday Useful English Expressions ESL Game

This presentation is intended as a time filler or a warm up for an intermediate level English class. Either in pairs or with one student at the front with their back to the class, students have to explain what simple English phrase is on the board. It's a simple premise, but gets students thinking in English and activates their brains. Enjoy!
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IELTS Group Writing Lesson + Plan ESL

IELTS Group Writing Lesson + Plan ESL

A 45 minute lesson to review what students need to during part 2 of the IELTS writing exam, lesson plan is included along with brief ppt. It is a group writing lesson, so students will also have a chance to practice their logical writing skills, and have the chance to grade their writing together. An ideal lesson to put towards the end of a writing course, and suitable for all levels from Intermediate to Advanced. Questions can of course be changed to fit the class, and the marking scheme provided is generic enough to fit any type of essay an Intermediate to Advanced level class would be writing
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ESL Memory Test

ESL Memory Test

A quick introductory activity to get students thinking, and using English to discuss what they saw. Four different images are on the presentation, it is suggested that just one or two are used, as a warmer to get students into speaking English.
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