Animals are a popular ESL topic especially with young learners and students in primary school. Here at BusyTeacher there are
635 worksheets in this section that focus on animals
as well as a variety of grammar points. These are all ready to use, free, and printable which makes the site a great resource for teaching materials. Take a look at
which combines animal vocabulary and reading practice into a guessing game for students which they can complete individually, in pairs, or even in groups. If you would like to do something else, look at some other worksheets to find something your students will love.
Animals are a fun topic that students enjoy talking about so they can be used throughout your course to interest students in a variety of activities. Younger students especially like talking about different types of animals so be sure to give them the opportunity to use this enthusiasm in their ESL classes. Besides studying animal vocabulary, you can also use animal flashcards when studying comparative and superlative structures, descriptive words and for other topics too. With intermediate, advanced, and adult learners animals will be a less important topic but you may consider talking about some of them in discussions, for example polar bears and global warming.
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Did you know that the fin whale is the second largest whale in the world? Find out some more interesting facts about fin whales by completing this endangered species resource. Students are asked t ...
Shouting dictation for animal idioms - suitable for Int and above. Contains both a shouting dictation for the idioms, which can then be used as group or paired discussion questions. Also contain ...
Int Adv Exam
This worksheet is a game. You will need a dice. Each kid will throw the dice on their turn. After throwing the dice, the kid will choose an animal and color and every kid will write the number and ...
KS1 Science - Identify & name basic body parts. This science worksheet asks children to label the different parts of the fish using the words from the word bank. There are also some fun facts ...
Beginning or younger English language learners can use this mini book to practice their reading skills and learn the names of African Animals. Print out the book, and then have students cut out an ...
Beg Elem Pre-Int
Did you know that great white sharks are now considered vulnerable? How much do your students know about the great white shark? Students are asked to fill in the missing information and then fill ...
A worksheet for this video about cat idioms in the English language. Idioms included: cat got your tongue?, a fat cat, to purr like a cat, when the cat's away, to be the cat's whiskers, the cat is ...
Pre-Int Int Adv
What is an Ocean? This worksheet was created for primary/elementary school children and includes facts about the world's oceans. Students read through the sentences and fill in the missing words. ...
This PPT can be used with young learners to review different animals. Pupils have to guess the animal after seeing just a part of it, then the whole picture appears. It's good as a warm up task or ...
This is part of The Late Late Show with James Corden and it's hilarious but still very informative.This video and the exercises are useful for your classes if you talk about animals, nature, envir ...
Pre-Int Int Adv Exam
This is a speaking assignment. A2-level ss have to present an unknown animal by answering some questions in a PowerPoint presentation. The animals can be found in a list at switchzoo.com. The work ...
I have designed this file to review the names of some farm animals (and their babies) and of course some other vocabulary items related to the farm such as barn, tractor and scarecrow. The instruc ...
I have designed this ppt to teach some vocabulary items related to the "farm". It includes different farm animals and their babies. It also includes such words as a tractor, farmer, barn, flowers, ...
A basic lyrics gap-fill activity for beginner students for the "Baby Shark" song from Super Simple Songs. You can find the video file on Youtube. I used this worksheet as the first part of the les ...
I have designed this PDF to review some animals that live in the rainforests, in polar regions and on African plains. It contains a bingo game. Cut the cards and give each team a card. Cut the li ...
This game is appropriate for young learners at elementary level. It's related to animal vocabulary items. You have to divide the class into two groups. Each group should choose a letter, click on ...
This power-point presentation is appropriate for young learners. It is based on story book (Monkeying around- Penguin Readers Starter Level).Hope you find it useful. It contains some examples.
This worksheet contains two parts. The first part is about the words of animals, in which students have to match the pictures of animals with the words provided. The second part is for listening p ...
I have designed this PDT to review the grammar of do/ does and can. Students are asked to write short answers to the questions. It includes two activities and it contains the names of African and ...
This is a PDF for practicing dictation. After teaching the vocabulary items related to tropical rainforests, you can have your students write the names of the animals or plants to check their spel ...
I have designed this PPT for teaching some vocabulary items related to tropical rainforests animals and plants including toucan, orchid, parrot, bamboo, piranha, etc. Hope it helps.
I have designed this PPT for teaching some vocabulary items related to African plains, including flamingo, acacia tree, rhino, hyena, etc. It follows with a sample of a conversation and you can as ...
I have designed this pdf to review some vocab items related to african plains such as a lion, hyena, flamingo, etc. Cut the cards and place them on the board. Divide the ss into two teams. Ss take ...
Printable cards to cut out and use with young kids to play memotest. It's a fun way to practise vocabulary. It includes the picture and the written word. These are the animals that appear in the ...
Starting from the trailer of "The Cat in the hat" we help students revise colours, body parts and animals. Let´s foster studets´creativity by asking them to design their own imaginary ...
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