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Welcome to the polite requests category. There are currently 18 worksheets
in this section to help you turn your students into very polite individuals
. The variety of activities available means that there is something suitable for every age and ability level. Here is a basic polite requests worksheet
for elementary and pre-intermediate students. It includes two primary activities that students complete in pairs as well as all the teachers’ notes. This also has a good combination of writing and speaking activities. If you would like your students to focus on specific expressions, you can simply alter the worksheet to suit your needs better.
Teaching your students polite request is important as ESL learners will come across as being rude if they are not taught how to phrase questions appropriately. On the one hand simply being able to communicate their thoughts and needs in another language is a great accomplishment. One school of thought is that if learners can make themselves understood, they have succeeded. While this is true to some extent, as students progress though their English studies, they will learn more and more about what is appropriate in different situations and learning the importance of polite requests is a key step. This skill will improve their relationships with the people they communicate in English with. The people ESL learners interact with will be more receptive and agreeable if students are polite during their interactions.
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A very nice song with interesting and true lyrics. It's a song about a father and son relationship. The father would like to spend time with his son but he is often too busy and before he realizes ...
Variety of items to choose from the menu created for improvement of students' speaking skills. Excellent to practice modals and food while role playing the restaurant scene. One student ...
Enjoy a snack with your little students. They will discover a taste of America! They will learn a few words about food ( apple juice, peanut butter, sandwich...) and about good behavior ( please, ...
A good and extensive list of practical expressions, using three uses (informal, less formal and formal). Easy to put in use, as long as the majority of the expressions is for classroom use. It hel ...
Nice activity on the song "Clouds across the Moon" by Rah Band. This is a good exercise to revise word order in questions. For more advanced students, they can also provide the other side of the ...
This is a set of activities based on an episode by the 3 stooges. You can work on good and bad manners, how to be polite and different social classes and how different or similar they are. Apart f ...
Four common idioms in English to do with politeness: the done thing- mind your p's and q's- excuse my French - bow and scrape. They are explained and there is space to practise their usage. This ...
A colourful PowerPoint presentation that illustrates dishes that commonly appear on English menus, followed by dialogues between customers and waiter. After this we have a section on problems/comp ...
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