ESL Lessons appropriate for Adult Learners

These lessons are sure to be a hit for Adult ESL Learners. Kids probably wont like these at all. Topics can be controversial or risque at times, and should provide some interesting discussion topics and motivation for your adult ESL students to work and participate.

ESL Activities for April Fool's Day - April Fool's Day ESL Lesson

ESL Activities for April Fool's Day - April Fool's Day ESL Lesson April Fool's Day Pre-Reading Task Discuss these questions in groups Hav[...]


ESL Activities for Spring - ESL Lesson Plan Spring Vocabulary and Reading

ESL Activities for Spring - ESL Lesson Plan Spring Vocabulary and Reading Spring ESL reading: My favourite season is spring. I like spring beca[...]


Cunning Linguists...

Cunning Linguists... The arrest of John Karr for the murder of JonBenet Ramsey has raised questions about the types of expatriates working in Thail[...]


Spelling Bee and Listening Bee - fun and useful ESL games

Spelling Bee and Listening Bee This lesson can be adjusted for all levels and ages. A Spelling Bee is a great ESL game for ESL students of all age[...]


Ideas for Halloween ESL Class Party Planning

Ideas for Halloween ESL Party Planning - Halloween activities you can do with your ESL class Pumpkin carving contest: Make teams of students to ca[...]


Thanksgiving ESL Words

Thanksgiving is a wonderful Fall holiday celebrated in North America (Canada and the USA).  However, although very similar in how it is celebrated, it[...]


Restaurant English

Restaurant ESL Taking your young adult ESL learners to a restaurant, or at least talking about restaurant culture, is an important step in acclimatiz[...]


Halloween Words

Halloween Words / Halloween Vocabulary Halloween Words - Vocabulary  This is a list of common words used at Halloween. ESL teachers and students can[...]


Valentines Day Rap

 Happy Valentines Day! Listen and watch the video below. or click here for PDF Printable Version for handouts: PDF Share This Link with others [...]


Saudi Arabia: Cyprus : The Road to Re-unification.

Saudi Arabia: Cyprus : The Road to Re-unification. In 1958, when the first barbed-wire barricades were rolled out by the British colonial governmen[...]


Being able to face your fears and make admissions and state truths about yourself you held inside.

Some of the best advice you'll receive today. (This requires advanced listening and comprehension skills). Share This Link with others on Facebook[...]


How to write a cheque

How to write a cheque What is a cheque: A cheque is form of “currency”, which is a different word for money. A cheque is a form of money that yo[...]


Advanced Easter Conversation Discussion Prompts

Advanced Easter Conversation Discussion Prompts These conversation prompts are perfect for an Easter themed discussion lesson. The questions are easi[...]


Saudi Students Seize the Day: The Beginning of a Cultural Revolution.

Saudi Students Seize the Day: The Beginning of a Cultural Revolution. On the night of the 27 th November 2006, while millions of Saudis were sleepi[...]


April Fool's Day ESL Lesson

April Fool's Day Pre-Reading Task Discuss these questions in groups Have you heard of April Fool’s Day? What is a fool? What do you think[...]


A Valentine’s Day Fruit and Vegetables Poem!

You may not carrot all for me The way I care for you. You may turnip your nose When I plead with you But if your heart should beet with [...]


Alpine Skiing at the Olympics – Winter Olympics vocabulary

Alpine Skiing at the Olympics – Winter Olympics vocabulary Alpine Skiing, also called downhill skiing, consists of four main events in the Winter Oly[...]


Winter Olympics theme conversation starters

Winter Olympics ESL Vocabulary & Conversation Starter (Winter Olympics) Beginner Olympic English – This is an easy conversation model starter act[...]


Winter Conversation Starters - ESL Conversation Prompts

Winter Conversation Starters How does winter differ from other seasons? What articles of clothing do people wear to help them stay warm during the[...]


The Curious History of Canadian Thanksgiving Customs

The Curious History of Canadian Thanksgiving Customs A country's culture and customs are much like a living organism in that they are ever changing, [...]


Desperate Liaisons in Riyadh's Diplomatic Quarter.

Desperate Liaisons in Riyadh's Diplomatic Quarter. There is a lot of loose information exchanged on the back channels at embassy parties. Harry Nic[...]


The Origins of Halloween (Advanced reading)

The Origins of Halloween (Advanced reading) It was a dark night at the end of the summer, hundreds of years ago, when our Celtic ancestors celebrated[...]


Present participle – Expressing a progressive action

Present participle – Expressing a progressive action The present participle in English is a very easy and useful verb form to learn.  It is simply fo[...]


Valentine’s Conversation Starters - a conversation prompt activity

Valentine’s Conversation Starters What is Valentine's Day? What is the origin of Valentine's Day? (Why do we celebrate Valentine's Day?) Is Va[...]


Saudi Arabia: Breaking the Curse of Black Gold.

Saudi Arabia: Breaking the Curse of Black Gold. Many years ago, the chairman of the First City Bank of Texas was visiting the crown prince of Saudi[...]


Jack Frost, a Poem by Gabriel Setoun

Winter Vocabulary Read the poem and discuss new vocabulary.   Jack Frost (by Gabriel Setoun)   The door was shut, as doors shou[...]


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