ESL Lessons appropriate for Advanced Level Learners

These Lessons require a more advanced vocabulary and comprehension.

Easter: A Popular Western Holiday

Easter: A Popular Western Holiday Pre-Reading Discussion When something is ‘commercialized’ it is made popular by corporations and big business [...]


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[...]


Valentines Day Vocabulary Word Scramble Advance

Valentines Day Vocabulary Word Scramble Advanced Work with a partner to unscramble the words. dngciaellht   ______________________________ radlin[...]


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[...]


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 [...]


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, [...]


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[...]


Winter Olympics theme conversation starters

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


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[...]


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[...]


How Many Words in “Winter Wonderland”? - ESL Winter word search

How Many Words? Can you find 10 words hidden in “Winter Wonderland”? 1. ______________________________ 2. ______________________________ 3. [...]


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[...]


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 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[...]


Snowflakes on Strike! Winter ESl Creative Writing Prompt

Snowflakes on Strike! We’re on strike! We’re tired of freezing all the time and always falling down. Every day we lie around with nothing to do. We’r[...]


Phonics for Kids – /B/ Words – Phonics worksheets

Words that begin and end with the letter /b/ (hard /b/ sound)  the letter /B/   Part 1: A)     Read the following words that begin with[...]


Winter Wonderland Word Scramble (Advanced)

Winter Wonderland Word Scramble (Advanced) zabilzdr        _________________________ pmuteaerert   _________________________ nwaooidsrnbg  ____[...]


Saving Cupid - A Valentines day creative writing prompt

Saving Cupid The news came over the radio. “Emergency! Cupid is all out of arrows. Valentines Day will probably be cancelled!” I knew we had to[...]


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[...]


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[...]


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[...]


The Box of Chocolates Mystery - A Valentines Day Creative Writing Prompt

The Box of Chocolates Mystery  Someone stole all the chocolates from the chocalate box But who?...You finish the story. __________________________[...]


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[...]


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[...]


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[...]


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[...]


Celebrating Easter around the world

ESL Activities for Easter - Easter ESL Lesson  Celebrating Easter around the world Easter Vocabulary Religion A religion refers to a set of[...]


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[...]


Halloween Words

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


The Hot Chocolate Mystery - a Winter ESl Creative writing prompt

The Hot Chocolate Mystery Someone stole the marshmallows from all of the hot chocolate cups. But who?...You finish the story. ____________________[...]


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[...]


Learn to read with phonics – phonics for kids - the letter /C/

Words that begin and end with the letter /c/ (hard /k/ sound) The Letter /C/ Part 1: A)     Read the following words that begin with the le[...]


“Spring” Idioms Discuss the meaning of these idioms with your class.

“Spring” Idioms  Discuss the meaning of these idioms with your class. 1. No Spring Chicken  2. Spring Into Action 3. Spring To Attention [...]


Easter Vocabulary and Creative Writing Prompt

Easter Vocabulary Write the words on the right in alphabetic order on the lines on the left.  1 :___________________________   basket 2 :______[...]


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