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The ESL lesson ± Money ± starts with a warmer in which students should name things that they see in the pictures such as µcredit card¶, µwallet¶, µbank check¶, µATM¶, µcash register¶ etc. Then students read the sentences with verbs like µpay¶, µbuy¶, µlend¶, µborrow¶ and so on, and try to figure out the meanings of these verbs by choosing one of three possible answers. Following this exercise are five short dialogues stuffed with money-related expressions such as µrefund¶, µbargain¶, µdiscount¶, and µdebt¶. After students have read the dialogues, they should match the expressions with their definitions. This activity is followed by the text µHow Banks Work¶ which describes basic functions of a bank, types of bank accounts, plastic cards, as well as ways of borrowing and buying property on credit. The text contains loads of useful vocabulary, but the keywords are missing. Students should fill in the gaps in the texts with words which are given to them. Text reading and gap filling is followed by a little discussion with questions like µHave you ever borrowed from a bank? What for?¶ Students share their experiences while also discussing ways of lending and borrowing. The class ends with a crossword puzzle covering the vocabulary of the entire Money ESL lesson.
English lesson plan: topic Food and Drink
The class objective of the English lesson plan Food and Drink is to introduce basic vocabulary, such as names of fruits, vegetables and meat, along with the verbs of food cooking and food preparation. The lesson starts with a warming exercise where students should identify different types of fruit, meat and vegetables in the pictures. If students don¶t know particular words, they can ask a teacher using a formula: µWhat do you call a fruit/vegetable which is all red and round?¶ The warmer is followed by an activity where learners should divide verbs into two groups: food cooking (boil, bake, sauté, grill, stew, fry), and food preparation (cut, grate, chop, mince, peel, stir etc). It is assumed that students are only familiar with a few of these words, so they might want a little help with that too. When students have refreshed their knowledge on both types of food and ways of cooking it, you can move on to discussing dishes and recipes. Offered are the names of five different dishes. The teacher tries to find out how much students know about each dish by asking them questions like µWhat ingredients are used for its preparation?¶ and µWhat is the country of its origin?¶ Following this activity, students are given five different recipes to match with the dishes from the previous exercise. The recipes include both names of different kinds of food, and verbs of food preparation that students already know. This is followed up by a discussion of traditional foods
you might want to use the crossword as a home assignment. Because students may not be familiar with the some of these words. but also learn how to correct information. etc. µI don¶t think I mentioned¶. socket. porch. The lesson Food and Drink also includes a writing activity where students should draft a recipe of their favorite dish. µIt¶s not quite what I said¶. Since this requires time. After reading and gap-filling the text. The last task in this lesson is to solve a crossword puzzle which revises the lesson vocabulary. This is followed by an activity where students should label the picture of the house and the surrounding area with the words they have learned. This is followed by a short discussion with questions such as 'In which of these houses would you like to live?' and µWhat do you think the advantages of each type of house are?¶ Then students are given a list of vocabulary to do with the house and the nearby area such as roof. students should answer the questions which should inspire a class discussion of an imaginary dream house. and then share it with the rest of the class. it is time to move inside. The lesson starts with a warmer where students should identify different types of houses which they see in the pictures. This will help students better associate the words with the objects that they denote. tell them to look those words up in a dictionary. garage. ironing board. In a mixed nationality class. The next task is to match words and their definitions. Each student prepares a description of their dream house and reads it to a partner.and cuisines. fridge. etc. When students have mastered the µoutside the house¶ vocabulary. The text is basically a description of the house as narrated by the house owner. English lesson plan ± In the house This lesson plan introduces both the types of houses and the µinside the house¶ vocabulary. The partner should listen and then narrate the description to the rest of the class. The words in the list refer to the most typical objects which can be found inside the house such as couch. students are offered to solve a crossword puzzle consisting of 32 questions. As the class nears the end. Next is a gap-filling exercise. It contains description of rooms and furniture and other things which can be found inside an average western home. The student whose house is being described should make notes and then correct the speaker using given phrases such as µI didn¶t say¶. Thus students not only acquire the reading and retelling skills. Students should complete the text with the given words. English lesson plan with the topic Health . students are encouraged to share recipes and traditions of food cooking in their home countries.
covering such issues as writing a resume. The pictures are the cumulative images of typical traits characteristic of a specific profession. Following this activity is the exercise µGuess who is speaking¶. students are asked to act out a job interview.The English lesson plan Health starts with a warmer in which students should guess things like 'sore throat'. Past Simple grammar study section and the DIY exercise where students should read some sentences with both the Present Perfect and the Past Simple and then choose the correct rule for using the two tenses. such as µif you have a flue. After some time for preparation. This is followed up by the reading and gap filling exercise where students should fill in the gaps in the text with the missing words. A typical situation. Following this activity is a text for gapfilling µApplying for a job¶ which describes the process of applying for a job. students match different types of illnesses with their symptoms. For example. you might want to engage them in a little discussion including questions like µWhen did you last visit your therapist?¶ and µWhen did you last take a blood test?¶ The list of questions is provided. Don¶t forget to encourage students to give a full answer rather than just say one word. with one student being a candidate for a job. you are likely to have a sore throat and a cough¶ etc. and the other being an interviewer. going to a job interview. 'toothache' etc. There are eight descriptions of the professions which match with the pictures in ex. 'high temperature'. Next in this lesson is the Present Perfect vs.1. students should show their job interviews to the class. Then. Ask students to use phrases from the µGuess who is speaking¶ exercise in their dialogues. is a visit to a doctor. Once the students have become familiar with the doctor¶s and patient¶s language. When students are through with their dialogues. or being fired and becoming unemployed. of course. Who could say this phrase? Answer: µA doctor or a nurse could say this¶. English lesson ± Job The English lesson ± Job starts with a warm-up where students should guess people¶s professions after looking at the pictures. Students read some phrases and then try to guess who might say them. After reading and gap filling the text. The pictures are drawn in a funny cartoonish way. 'pills'. they are offered to act out a dialogue based on one of the suggested situations. as well as add ones of their own. which students are sure to enjoy. by looking at the pictures. The last worksheet in this lesson is a crossword puzzle on the topic Health. . The next task is to guess a profession after reading its description. with the teacher collecting feedback and correcting mistakes. µI need to measure your blood pressure¶. such as the driver is a man wearing a hat and sitting behind the steering wheel. being promoted to a higher position.
The next activity is to complete a dialogue with the missing words. and backpacking. The lesson finishes with the crossword puzzle to solve either in class or at home. but rather encourage them to write the hints for the dialogue. truck. The dialogue is based on the situation where a man is calling his travel agent and books a trip to Spain. The holidays include: package holiday. helicopter. yacht. jet. ferry. car. After doing this. cruising. and bus. The questions urge students to share their job experiences with the rest of the class using the lesson vocabulary. they continue working in pairs and should answer a set of questions depending on whether they have a job or not. vehicle. students move to the next exercise which is to match different types of holidays with their definitions. they should distribute them into three categories according to the way of traveling. they should say what the people who play these instruments are called. and then verbalize it with their own words. and aircraft. slowest. students are offered twelve pictures of different types of transport which they should match with the following words: train. The teacher shouldn¶t ask the students to learn the dialogue by heart. The next activity encourages students to discuss advantages and disadvantages of all types of transport using superlatives such as µWhich of these transports is the fastest. The pictures of the following instruments are offered: y y y y y y y y ² Piano ² Guitar ² Violin ² Cello ² Drums ² Bass ² Trumpet ² Flute When students have guessed all the instruments in the pictures. Having discussed this. submarine. English lesson ± Music The first exercise in the English lesson µMusic¶ is to match the pictures of different musical instruments with their names. camping. When students have identified all means of transports. such as by land. Once the students have completed the dialogue. by air. cheapest?¶ etc. The final task in this lesson is to solve a crossword puzzle. or by sea. airplane. English lesson ± Traveling At the beginning of the English lesson µTraveling¶. which can be given as a home assignment. bicycle. students should further distribute all transports under the headings: vessel.When students are done with their interviews. cruise ship. the teacher asks them to practice reading the dialogue is pairs. and then try to act it out relying on memory only. following the pattern: µThe person who plays a piano is a .
students read and gap-fill the text about the famous pop-and-rock band of the 60s ± the Beatles. The next exercise provides useful insights on everyday school life expressions such as pass an exam. as well as the requirements that applicants should meet in order to enroll into a college or university. as well as employment prospects for different professionals. and the age of students who attend them respectively. This is followed by questions which aim to cement the new knowledge in the students¶ minds. skip classes. Students should be able to select the correct equivalent for all exam expressions. The expressions are provided in a natural context in the form of real life conversations. The second assignment revises the system of education in the United States in the form of a table with the names of educational institutions such as kindergarten. so the list of new vocabulary is provided. There are three statements about an imaginary character Mike who does some actions related to exams. If students still have a difficulty matching words and pictures. After doing this exercise students should be able to guess the meanings of the new words through context. The follow-up activity ask students to find correct definitions of the new words and expressions thus making sure they have a clear and correct idea of what each and every word means. The last task is to solve the crossword puzzle based on the lesson vocabulary. English Lesson Plan: Education The English lesson plan on the topic Education starts with a warming-up activity where students are encouraged to activate their education related vocabulary through visual aids such as pictures showing educational notions. The graduate and post graduate education is also discussed. It is likely that students won¶t know all the words.¶ When this is done. The next activity is a multiple choice exercise which aims to clear up the difference between such expressions as pass/sit/fail an exam. It describes different kinds of schools and admission criteria. English lesson plan: Computer and Technology . touches upon the topic of higher education in the United States. receive grades and do tests. The crossword puzzle at the end of the English lesson plans sums up the vocabulary which has been introduced during the class. which follows. high school etc.pianist. the teacher¶s assistance may be necessary. The text for gap filling. This is followed by a general discussion about music with questions like µWhat is your favorite band?¶ and µCan you play any musical instruments?¶ etc.
The task is to identify these gadgets and name them correctly. µwedding party¶ and are asked to say which of these words they can see in the pictures. wedding gifts. as well as advantages and disadvantages of big/small weddings. students answer comprehension questions to the text. . Basically at this point students should be ready to speak about weddings and the things associated with them by picking necessary words from the list. In the end. µunity candle¶. µchurch¶. µreception¶.The English lesson plan ± Computer and Technology begins with a warming up exercise of matching words and pictures. The text describes a typical western wedding in detail with most of the keywords missing. µgroom¶. Closer to the end of the class. students can come across many examples of the Passive Voice structure. µbouquet¶. µtuxedo¶. At the beginning of the class students are given a list of wedding vocabulary such as µring¶. English Lesson Plan ± Wedding and Marriage The Wedding and Marriage lesson is aimed at the acquisition of typical wedding vocabulary. The last two worksheets in this lesson are a crossword puzzle and an answer sheet for teachers. and are asked to work out the rule of using Passive voice on their own. as well as its possible outcomes. which follows. and then discuss in pairs the problem of gadget mania. and the class is dismissed. how serious it can be. So the teacher starts asking questions: µHave you ever been to a wedding?¶ and µWhat was it like?¶ This is followed by a text reading and gap filling exercise. After students have read the text. BlackBerry etc. Then a teacher should elicit a little discussion with questions like µWhat are the key features of each gadget?¶ and µDo you own any of these gadgets?¶ The exercise. and what should be done to cure it. After that. the teacher gives the students a crossword puzzle to solve at home. The text allows students to learn more about symptoms and causes of gadget mania. and its use in both oral speech and writing. Students should fill in the words in the text using the vocabulary which was given to them at the beginning of the class. µgroomsman¶. and the best age to get married. µbridesmaid¶. students are engaged in a general discussion about weddings and wedding traditions in different countries and cultures. In the text. asks students to match words and definitions introducing more types of gadgets and their descriptions. This is followed by an exercise where students should rewrite active sentences using Passive Voice. This is followed by a text about gadget mania with gaps to be filled. digital camera. µwedding dress¶. In the pictures. they are given some Passive Voice sentences taken from the text. µminister¶. students can see different gadgets such as iPhone.
Each picture has a deciphered idiom which contains the word µhead¶. Then. The last but not least in this lesson is a crossword puzzle with questions covering the vocabulary of the lesson. . Some of the words and expressions may not be familiar to the students. Specifically they should identify gender. Next. As soon as students decipher the idioms they should answer the questions containing those idioms such as µDo you know anyone with a head like a sieve?¶ etc. After that students are asked to read sentences which contain idioms describing people such as µcold fish¶.English Lesson Plan: Describing People At the beginning of the English lesson plan ± People ± students are asked to describe the people they see in the pictures. After that they are given the descriptions of the appearances of four people. µcat¶s whiskers¶. Following this activity students are given definitions which they should match with the idioms. so it may be necessary to use a dictionary or ask a teacher. Students are asked to explain the metaphor behind each idiom as it is depicted in the picture. students should decide which of the given adjectives are positive and which are negative. Following this activity is a reading and gap filling exercise where students read descriptions of both appearance and personality and try to fill in the gaps with the words they already know from exercise two. µbear with a sore head¶ etc. Students read the descriptions and then match them with the pictures. age. Then more pictures are offered. students are offered a list of adjectives and are asked to divide these adjectives into two categories: those describing appearance. and those describing character. and a possible occupation of each person.
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