Mr.Maru: This is my friend W.Maru from England. Sparky: Oh, nice to meet you W.Maru. W.Maru: The pleasure is all mine. It's good to be on holiday. Sparky: How was your trip? W.Maru: It was terrible so far. My car ran out of petrol. Sparky: Petrol? What is that? W.Maru: Oh, I mean gas. Anyway, [...]
A simple worksheet that students predict the year an event will occur. Their partner needs to guess what year it is. The student can give hints.
Mr.Maru: Happy New Year Sparky! Sparky: Thanks! Happy New Year to you, too! Mr.Maru: Did you watch the countdown on TV? Sparky: Yes. I looked at the countdown. I watched the ball drop. Mr.Maru: Ahh, so you saw the countdown and the ball drop. Sparky: Yes. That's right. Mr.Maru: What are you doing this weekend? [...]
This is a great discussion lesson plan for Women's History Month (March). It goes over the life of Rachel Carson, a famous conservationist. The materials include an mp3 for the listening, a couple of listening exercises including sentence scrambles and discussion questions. It includes 13 pages of materials to use in the classroom.
Natural disasters are often scary, especially for those that don't understand them. By completing this lesson, students will be able to identify the causes of some natural disasters, and how to survive in one should they ever find themselves in that situation. The lesson begins with a survey about the student's prior knowledge and assumptions [...]
This is a very simple lesson plan that gives a quick overview if when to use 1st conditional tense. Let’s take note that the first conditional is used to express situations based on fact in the present or future (things which may happen). This ESL lesson plan includes a short online quiz that would test [...]
Twitter's overnight internet recognition stems from one plain question: "What are you doing?" You have 140 characters of text to respond, and as soon as you hit Update, the site's millions of users can spot what you're up to. This small initiative has blossomed into an extremely popular trend with its users covering the entire [...]
Whose job is it to teach English? Today we are going to talk about a strange situation with 'whose' that came up in one of my classes. But first, let's make sure we are clear on which 'whose' we are talking about. Whose and who's are hymonyms. Hymonyms sound the same but mean different things. [...]
A lesson about the situation in Gaza (dec 2008~). Students discuss some of the vocabulary words about the news story and then go over their opinions on the topic. There is a listening or reading task for students. The author has included an mp3 of the audio as well as 13 pages of goodies to [...]
Quick tour The English as a second language website is a starting point for ESL learners who want to study English through the web which includes examples on how to learn and speak English through games, podcasts, reading, writing, quizzes, lesson plans and translations. This website also provides several features to learn and improve your [...]