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EFL/ESL: Using Dictation to Improve Your Students' Listening, Spelling and Grammar Skills

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
ESL students explore English by participating in an ESL grammar activity. In this dictation lesson, students discuss the purpose of transcribing English into their native language by improving their reading comprehension. Students read...
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ESL Advanced/Proficiency- Vocabulary Multiple Choice, Worksheet 11

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this advanced proficiency level ESL vocabulary instructional activity, students choose the correct words to complete 10 sentences. They make choices from 4 words that require them to use higher levels of English skills.
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Colors: Beginning ESL Lesson

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Explore the vivid world of colors with this straightforward ESL presentation. Each slide presents a color word in its color (the word "red" is colored red) and a picture to accompany the word. The presentation would be a good review tool...
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ESL: What's the Weather Like?

For Students 3rd - 9th
Beginning English learners practice describing the weather with help from eight picture clues. Questions are phrased like "How's the weather?" and "What's the weather like?" Tinker with the formatting to make it all fit on one page...
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Kitchenware: ESL Lesson, Beginning Level

For Teachers 5th - Higher Ed
With words like silverware, measuring cups, and pressure cooker, this presentation will help your ESL learners find their way around the kitchen. Each slide features one item found in a kitchen, as well as an explanatory illustration,...
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Shapes and Colors: Beginning ESL Lesson

For Teachers K - 9th
Helpful for beginning ESL classes as well as any elementary class working on colors and shapes, this presentation is clear and easy to understand. Each slide features one shape that is also one color (white circle, yellow square, purple...
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Opposites: ESL Beginning Lesson

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Pairs of common opposite words help ESL learners understand basic antonyms. Words include asleep/awake, short/tall, and young/old. They are accompanied by pictures that are easy to understand. The last slide prompts students to find the...
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Rooms in a House: Beginning ESL Lesson

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
Take a stroll through a typical household in this ESL presentation. Detailing attributes of rooms such as a kitchen, a bathroom, and a basement, the slides also include illustrations of each room to clarify their meaning. Use this...
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Action Verbs: ESL Lesson 1

For Teachers 4th
Verbs are so exciting, especially action verbs! Jump into action and get your ESL class fluent in using and identifying verbs in sentences. They participate in three different activities that will help them define what action verbs are,...
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Teaching ESL: A Cultural Exchange

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Let your ESL learners educate you about their culture while you teach them English.
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At the Improv. SIX drama speaking activities for the EFL/ESL Classroom

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Improv for EFL/ESL? Indeed! The six improvisation exercises detailed in this resource are intended to provide fluency practice and boost the confidence of all levels of language learners but can be used in drama classes as well.
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Breaking News English - ESL/EFL Lesson Plan - Disability

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students complete ESL/EFL reading comprehension and vocabulary building activities. In this ESL/EFL current events instructional activity, students read or listen to the article "Paralysed Man Takes Hopeful First Steps," (22nd May,...
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ESL: Practice Using Present Progressive Tense

For Students 4th - 7th
Small, cartoonish pictures of people expressing emotions and actions (blowing his nose, holding her head and frowning, dancing, smiling) provide the basis for writers to describe the feelings and experiences taking place. Help your ESL...
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Days of the Week: Beginning ESL Lesson

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Practice the days of the week with this ESL presentation, which presents one day per slide. A short description of each day accompanies the day (Sunday: First Day of the Week), and the final slides include the words weekend, weekday, and...
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Jewelry: Beginning ESL Lesson

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Take a trip to the jewelry store in this ESL presentation. Gleaming with illustrations of different types of jewelry, such as earrings, bracelets, and cufflinks, this slideshow is ideal for beginning English learners who could use the...
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Backyards: Beginning ESL Lesson

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Give new meaning to the phrase "in your own backyard" with this presentation. Vocabulary words about backyards, such as lawn mower, patio, and birdbath will help your ESL students identify the everyday items around their house. Use this...
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ESL Conversation: Reconstructing an Interview with Mr. X

For Students 6th - 7th
In this ESL conversation worksheet, students use the 20 answers given here to reconstruct an interview with Mr. X. Students provide the questions that would have been asked.
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ESL Vocabulary Multiple Choice Worksheet

For Students 5th - 6th
In this ESL vocabulary building worksheet, students read 10 sentences that each have a missing word. For each question, students choose the best answer from 4 similar choices.
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Punctuation Errors in Text: ESL

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this ESL punctuation worksheet, students read an article about a legal case involving student truancy. Students correct all the punctuation errors.
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ESL: World Suicide Prevention Day

For Students 6th - 10th
Help to educate your ESL students about World Suicide Prevention Day with this series of activities. Matching key phrases, completing CLOZE paragraphs, and choosing appropriate words based on context clues are just a few of the many ways...
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Movie Riddles: An ESL Activity to Get Student Talking About Movies

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Enjoy the thrill of the movies with this ESL activity! Not only can learners talk about their favorite films, but in creating riddles about their chosen movies, they can practice the skills of context clues and deductive reasoning. This...
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ESL: Classroom Objects

For Students K - 1st
In this ESL classroom objects vocabulary worksheet, students read 6 phrases underneath pictures of common items found at school. Students color the pictures according to the directions. Example: A blue and brown desk.
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Adaptable ESL Lesson Plan Activities

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Increase their knowledge of the English language through activities geared towards ESL learners. They are split into teams and play a bingo game to identify action verbs. Students draw pictures of the action verb onto a sheet of paper.
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Helping Verbs: Grammar for ESL/ELL

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
English language learners act out verbs, discuss their importance in constructing grammatically correct sentences, and then learn about helping verbs. They use helping verbs in a sentence then discuss how they are different from action...

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