Many ESL teachers from English speaking countries, like the USA, teach abroad and want to share their culture with students and many teachers who are non-native English speakers want to teach their students about English speaking countries. Both groups can find
168 excellent worksheets on the USA
in this section for all different levels and ages as well as on a variety of topics such as holidays, history, and American slang.
This USA worksheet
could be used as an introduction to five popular holidays celebrated in America. There is a short summary for each holiday, a list of vocabulary words, and some comprehension questions. You could use this in one lesson or split the material up to include in holiday lessons throughout the year. The latter option might be less overwhelming especially for lower level learners or students with little prior knowledge of these holidays. Before giving your students information about a holiday, see what they already know by eliciting pieces of information and writing key points on the board. There is a variety of worksheets in this section so if you would like to focus on another aspect of the USA, take a look at the other available worksheets.
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This is designed for a two-hour class. I first use the quiz to see what the students know about Thanksgiving. Then they read the text and work on the questions. At the end, we work on the two sho ...
Pre-Int Int Adv
Students cut the flags and try to properly place them. Then I give them a piece of paper with the answers of the grid and they must fill the grid. Depending on the level of your student you can d ...
Beg Elem Pre-Int
Spend your summer holiday with The Berenstain Bears! You can find the video for the worksheet here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=10&v=JvllvjuGcKc. Listen and number the pi ...
This worksheet will help your students improve their listening skills and grab some useful vocabulary on the topic of politics. It is primarily aimed at adult learners.Thought it was created for R ...
Watch the movie and check how well your students remember facts from there by playing a game of trivia. The first slide is made to let students guess what movie they are going to watch: fact will ...
Pre-Int Int Adv Exam
This is an extremely powerful and fun way to teach cultural awareness. This fun lesson is linked to a video which talks about common generalization that people have about Americans. Improve listen ...
This is a listening practice activity from the movie A Star is Born. The speed is quite slow so it's suitable for all levels. I recommend playing the song at least twice. This file includes a stu ...
A good episode to show your students Christmas traditions and learn about family related topics. The handout consists of True-False tasks, questions for discussion and lists of new phrases. The le ...
Pre-Int Int Adv Exam
This is a worksheet based a full episode of the TV show, "Friends" (Season 3, Episode 9: The One With The Football). It includes matching activities to pre-teach relevant vocabulary and listening ...
Colorful flashcards with pictures for kids & ESL students. Learn Thanksgiving vocabulary using cards. The PDF set contains all popular Thanksgiving items: turkey, harvest, Mayflower, Pilgrim, ...
Watch a legendary Christmas movie with your students or assign it as homework, your students will be elated. The tasks include putting events in order, answering questions, working with slang and ...
Watch a legendary Christmas family movie with your students to enjoy Christmas season even more. The handout is based on the first part of the movie: 0:00 - 51:20. This is not an easy movie to wat ...
A tribute to Aretha Franklin: first a video from The New York Times (it has captions if needed) and then an article about her life and career. First I ask students what they know about Aretha Fra ...
This worksheet goes with the episode of the popular TV show Modern Family, "Spring Break." I used this to go along with a lesson about Easter holidays and spring break in other countries as a fun ...
What statues are sometimes used to decorate the outside of houses? Where is the famous Rockefeller Center? Find out some interesting facts about Christmas in the USA. Students read through the tex ...
This worksheet deals with the question of gun control in the US by making use of the very funny comedian Jim Jefferies and his show on gun control. A good lesson sheet for advanced (adult) le ...
Electoral procedures in the US can be difficult to understand as they are complex and unique. Here's a link to a video on youtube that explains in simple terms what the US Electoral College is an ...
This worksheet includes a video about the reasons of Trump's victory and a short article from the New York Times (a reaction by a contributing opinion writer). We are not supposed to discuss our p ...
Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday and is a time for giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year. All of these words are associated with Thanksgiving. How many syll ...
Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday and is the time for giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest of the preceding year. Students complete the report form and answer the questions about Tha ...
It's a reading and speaking activity which is very good to introduce (or enhance) the topic of pollution, environmental protection, etc. It's based on real statistics. It also provides some inform ...
Hit Broadway musical "Hamilton" is getting more popular everyday, so I decided to make a worksheet dedicated to it. I'd say it's suitable for ss older than fourteen. It's perfect for intermediate ...
Pre-Int Int Adv Exam
A thanksgiving task , two tasks in fact , to adapt to the level of your students . A letter to complete or a complete letter to write .One of the characters on a Thanksgiving painting writes a let ...
The presentation is perfect for ESL classes (has been tested on several English corner classes). It contains interesting facts about New York City and is followed by pictures. Can be used with the ...
This resource is a short reading comprehension about John F. Kennedy. John F. Kennedy served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until November 1963. Students read the tex ...
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