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A1 Lesson Plans

Welcome to the class! Absolute Beginner English Lesson Plan – Introductions, the Alphabet, Colors, Days of the Week, and Goodbyes

Absolute Beginner English Lesson Plan Welcome to the class! Introductions, the Alphabet, Colors, Days of the Week, and Goodbyes Lesson goals: By the end of this lesson, students should know the alphabet, spell their names, introduce themselves, identify colors, days of the week, and say goodbye (see you on….)Level: Absolute Beginner – Alphabet, colors, hello […]

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english grammar

When to use capital letters in English?

Capital letters: 7 instances where using capital letters in English is grammatically correct The rules for the use of capital letters are quite easy to remember. Generally, we use capital letters for proper nouns, which are the names of a specific person,place, or thing, and proper adjectives, which are usually derived (formed) from proper nouns. […]

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A2 Lesson Plans

A2 Lower Intermediate English Lesson Plan – Phrasal Verbs – Work and Daily Activities

ESL/ EFL A2 Lower Intermediate English Lesson Plan Lesson Functions: Phrasal Verbs Target Vocabulary: Work and Daily Activities Presentation: 1. Listen to the text. Fill in the blanks. (Voice Message) Hi, Amy. It’s mom. Listen, our car broke down. Sorry, but you have to go to your Spanish __________ by bus today. So, at 4.45 […]

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Teaching Strategies

5 Games for ESL/ EFL Teachers To Use In Your Classroom

[adrotate banner=”12″] [adrotate banner=”7″] 1. Board Race Board Race is a fun game that is used for revising vocabulary, whether it be words from the lesson you’ve just taught or words from a lesson you taught last week. It can also be used at the start of the class to get students active. It is […]

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english grammar Tips

Why Good-Looking and NOT Good-Looked?

[adrotate banner=”12″] [adrotate banner=”7″] Why Good-Looking and not Good-Looked? -ed or -ing in compound adjectives Some time ago we published an article talking about when to use -ed and -ing adjectives (you can read it here). That article along with another post we have on Compound Adjectives (here) have lead one of our readers to […]

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english grammar Teaching ESL Grammar

When to use -ed and -ing adjectives?

-ED Vs. -ING Adjectives – What is the difference? [adrotate banner=”12″] [adrotate banner=”7″] What is an adjective? An adjective is a word that describes a noun by telling more about it in terms of height, length, size, or any other quality. Consider the example: The word city, which is underlined in the example above is […]

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A2 Lesson Plans

Lower Intermediate ESL – EFL Lesson Plan (A2) – Adverbs of Time – Sport and Games

ESL/ EFL lower intermediate lesson plan – adverbs of time – sports and games Lesson Goals: At the end of the this lesson students will learn about adverbs of time in English, how and when to use them. Also, they will learn new sports and games vocabulary. Target Grammar: Adverbs of time (including yesterday, today, […]

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A1 Lesson Plans

EFL/ESL lesson plan for beginners ( A1)- Giving and Asking for Directions

ESL/ EFL beginner lesson plan – Giving and Asking for Directions Lesson Goals: At the end of the following lesson students will learn how to give and how to ask for directions in English. Also, they will be familiar with important vocabulary on buildings and places in town. Target Grammar: Giving and asking for directions […]

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A1 Lesson Plans

There is / There are – Beginner ESL/ EFL Lesson Plan (A1) – My Home

ESL/ EFL beginner lesson plan – there is/there are – my home Lesson Goals: At the end of the following lesson students will learn the difference between there is and there are, and how to use them in order to talk about the rooms in their home and the things in their rooms. Target Grammar: […]

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A2 Lesson Plans

Modals (Should) ESL Lesson Plan (A2) – Body and Health

[adrotate banner=”12″] Lower Intermediate ESL/ EFL plan – Should – Body and Health Lesson Goals: This lesson teaches students how to form and when to use should. Also, the lesson focuses on presenting vocabulary related to body and health. At the end of the lesson, students will be able to give advice using should, and […]

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A2 Lesson Plans

Modals – Have To – A2 Lower Intermediate ESL/ EFL lesson plan – Daily Activities

A2 English Lesson plan for ESL/ EFL teachers – Modals – Have to Lesson goals: At the end of this lesson, students will learn how and when to use have to. Target Grammar: Modals/ Have to [adrotate banner=”12″] Target Vocabulary: Daily activities (at home, at work, outside) [adrotate banner=”7″] PRESENTATION 1. Listen to Aaron’s story […]

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A1 Beginner English Lesson Plan – Would like (to) – Animals and Nature

[adrotate banner=”7″] [adrotate banner=”12″] Would like/ Would like to A1 Beginner English Lesson Plan – Animals and Nature Lesson goals: At the end of this lesson, students will learn when and how to use “would like (to)”. Also, they will learn key animals and nature vocabulary suitable for A1 beginner English level. Target Grammar: Would […]