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Passive Voice – B1 Intermediate English Lesson Plan – Communication + Idioms

ESL/ EFL intermediate lesson plan (B1) – Passive Voice Lesson Functions: Passive Voice Target Vocabulary: Communication + Idioms [adrotate banner=”12″] [adrotate banner=”7″] Presentation: 1. Listen to the texts and fill in the blanks: Tower Bridge By the end of the 19th century, London had turned into a thriving and __________. Its inhabitants were moving around, […]

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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

How Questions EFL/ESL Lesson Plan (A2) – Natural World

ESL/ EFL lower intermediate lesson plan (A2) – How questions (How long, how far etc.) – Nature Lesson Functions: How questions Target Vocabulary: Natural World [adrotate banner=”12″] [adrotate banner=”7″] Presentation: 1. Listen to the text and choose a title for each paragraph from the box. Gianna likes hiking and being outdoors. She always goes on […]

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EFL Lesson Plan A2 – Future Actions – Invitations and Special Events (Review)

ESL/ EFL lower intermediate lesson plan – Future Actions – Invitations Lesson Functions: Invitations: accepting/ rejecting invitations Target Grammar: Tenses for future actions: Present Continuous/ Future Simple/ Going to + infinitive (Review) Focus Vocabulary: Special Events Please note, this is REVIEW lesson! Students must already be familiar with the tenses for future actions included in […]

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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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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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B2 Lesson Plans

B2 ESL/EFL Lesson Plan – Would For Past Habits – Describing People

[adrotate banner=”12″] Upper Intermediate English Lesson Plan Lesson Goals: At the end of this lesson, students will become familiar with the usage of would for talking about past habits, and describing people. Target Grammar: Would for Past Habits Focus Vocabulary: Describing people [adrotate banner=”7″] Please note, this is not the complete lesson, it will not […]

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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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7 ways to use flashcards in English language teaching

[adrotate banner=”12″] Flashcards are among the materials we use most often, especially with young learners. They help visualize new vocabulary, and can be an excellent source of activities, and games. Below you will find 7 ideas on how to use flash cards in class. [adrotate banner=”7″] 1. FLASH. As the name suggests, what you need […]

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B1 ESL Lesson Plan – Linking Words – Arts And Media

[adrotate banner=”12″] Image source: MyCuteGraphics Linking Words for Cause, Effect, and Contrast – B1 English Lesson Plan Lesson Goals: At the end of this lesson students will learn important linking words suitable for this level as well as English vocabulary on arts and media. Target Grammar: Linking words for cause, effect, and contrast Target Vocabulary: […]