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 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 ...
This is a simple and easy reading comprehension worksheet on the topic family, physical description and the present simple tense. The worksheet is available in both colour and black and white ...
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 ...
This power-point presentation is appropriate for young learners. It's suitable for reviewing school objects, family, shapes and rooms. In this game you will play a song, ask students to pass the b ...
This power-point presentation is appropriate for elementary students. This is helpful for reviewing numbers, school objects, family and body parts related vocabulary items. Hope you find it useful.
This power-point presentation is useful for teaching, practicing and reviewing family related vocabulary items. It's appropriate for elementary and young learners. Hope you find it useful in ...
This game is appropriate for young learners at elementary level. It's related to family vocabulary items. You have to divide the class into two groups. Each group should choose a letter, click on ...
This worksheet includes a reading passage in which students complete the passage by using the words from the table. It also includes two other reading comprehension exercises (answering questions ...
Beg Elem Pre-Int Int Exam
Ida Caceres Vidal
This is a speaking and/or writing drilling exercise to review or consolidate family members vocabulary and the famous possessive 's which may cause so many problems to some students when they refe ...
This is one of the best episodes in the series, suitable for Christmas. Will be suitable for B1+ levels. I divided the 21-minute long episode into two parts and made true-or-false statements to ea ...
Pre-Int Int Adv
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