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 fun educational cloze activity can be used in your class when teaching students reading comprehension. Students read the facts about the 16th President of the United States, Abraham ...
This group activity can also be done in pairs. It includes 4 tasks and a warm-up: Warm-up: ask what students already know about the electoral college; Task 1: watch and discuss a video i ...
This worksheet to be used along with Brad Paisley's American Saturday Night is for intermediate levels of ESL learners. The song has several activities, mostly aimed at translating, usage ...
Abraham Lincoln was born on 12 February 1809. He was the 16th President of the United States of America, serving from March 1861 through April 1865, until he was assassinated. Students c ...
This short worksheet can be used as an extra teaching resource to improve the vocabulary and spelling. How many words can your students make by rearranging the letters in the word WASHIN ...
This worksheet will help students practice their listening skills and learn some useful vocabulary including set phrases. It can be set as a home task or done in pairs during a lesson. I ...
Have you ever wondered where OK came from? Watch the youTube video "Why do we say OK" to find out. And while you're watching it, try to answer very easy questions from the worksheet, OK? The wor ...
This word search can be used as a fun activity with your class when teaching students about Rosa Parks. Students to try and find the words relating to Rosa Parks hidden in the word search grid a ...
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 ...
This worksheet is an activity for ESL Elementary Level (or pre-intermed ...
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 ...
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