Looking to discuss family and friends in your ESL classroom? If so, you have come to the right place. With
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This activity for elementary learners
looks at a family tree to help students understand family related vocabulary words. There are a number of activities included in this worksheet but you can choose the ones you feel are most important; it is easy to download and alter this worksheet to suit your needs. The last activity is a short writing activity that gives students the chance to talk about their own families which is great practice. If your students have already covered basic family vocabulary, take a look at the other worksheets in this section for something that will mesh with your lesson plan better.
Family and friends play an important role in our lives so students should have the opportunity to talk about them in class. These are important topics especially when studying family vocabulary or descriptive words and when discussing holidays or vacations. These are just a few times you should think about using these topics in your lessons but there are many more and the worksheets available in this section should give you some inspiration for lesson plans.
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This activity is for 1st formers. Find the video on Youtube about Daddy Pig, who loses his glasses, and his children, Peppa and George are looking for them all over the house. Watch the ...
One of the best ways to personalize your ESL lessons is to encourage students to talk about themselves. This lesson is perfect for group or individual ESL lessons and will create ...
This lesson is ideal for new, beginner students because it is a good introductory subject and something that everybody can talk about. It presents vocabulary and questions using ...
Beg Elem Pre-Int
Animals have different names depending on whether they are male, female, young, domesticated, or in groups. This grammar guide contains a list of some common animal names. The list ...
This test is to improve comprehension and is based on text from a sports section. It concerns philanthropy and language about family life. It includes fill-in-the-blank exercises and a w ...
For this worksheet, students watch and listen to the song Madness – Our House from album The Rise & Fall (1982). They fill in the gaps and provide a summary of the story. ...
Family is an easy topic to discuss, so you can have some fun and do it in an interesting way. This worksheet consists of a WARM-UP section where students have to work with quotes, a LEAR ...
This worksheet was created for Elementary level adult students. They read the descriptions and match them with the photos on page 2. The sheet can be used to revise t ...
Beg Elem Pre-Int Int
This worksheet contains a simple song about friendship and is used to enhance listening skills and develop the vocabulary, including verbs and making it easy to identify certain verb tenses.
This worksheet is used with a fun, pop music video to get students singing and dancing in English. It also includes fast finisher activities for those students who tend to whizz through ...
This worksheet is based on a 'Berenstain Bears Family Get-Together' cartoon episode. It's for young learners to watch and enjoy while matching the pictures and completing the short exerc ...
This booklet for complete adult beginners is also suitable for all ages. Written in past and past continuous tenses it shows preference language such as ‘either’ or ‘decided& ...
This worksheet is good for grades one and two covering words such as grandma, grandad, son, daughter, granddaughter, grandson, and baby.
Discuss family members, their name ...
This quick and easy wordsearch is ideal for adult elementary students, children or teenagers. It's also perfect as an introduction, reinforcement or revision material and makes a wonderf ...
A fun beginner lesson to teach introductions. Teach language in context with a fun animated video: https://youtu.be/m-6sPaIbTxI Grammar exercises, vocabulary building exercises, listening compre ...
Beg Elem Pre-Int
This is part eleven in an ongoing series of stories for adult learners of English. These stories mostly just cover the day-to-day of a family, describing situations the learners already know or c ...
The worksheet teaches adjectives that describe personality. It can be used as part of the module on family relations because it focuses on the connection between personality and birth order or ro ...
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 the second reading worksheet in this series for adult learners of English. It follows the O'Malley family (introduced in the last worksheet) on a Sunday morning. Generally, I give these w ...
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 ...
The first worksheet in a series of reading activities for A2 / B1 adult learners of English. This is one page of reading, with some questions on the back. I made these worksheets as the first ste ...
Marcela M P Strufaldi
Girls Like You - Maroon 5 It is an activity with different exercises. Match the sentences, Choose the correct word, Find the extra word, Put the sentences in the corect order, Unscramble the word ...
A worksheet designed to accompany the first episode of the sitcom "Modern Family." Contains preliminary activities (family member vocabulary and a vocabulary match) as well as a series of discussi ...
This is a simple family tree with pictures of grandmother, grandfather son and two daughters and their respective wives, husbands and children. I use it to present family vocabulary and possessive ...
Beg Elem Pre-Int
This is a great worksheet for young learners and is best used to reinforce family vocabulary. Have them fill in the blanks with the correct family member and have them draw a picture of that famil ...
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