ESL Lessons for Beginner and Intermediate Level Learners

These lessons are great for beginner to intermediate ESL Learners. Advanced learners may not find these challenging for learning new language skills, but they can be useful for review and practice for advanced users.

Happy Valentines Day Charlie Brown!

Happy Valentines Day Charlie Brown! Watch the video. [social_share style="square" align="horizontal" heading_align="inline" facebook="1" twitter="1" [...]


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. [...]


How Many Words? How many words can you make out of “April Showers”.

How Many Words? How many words can you make out of “April Showers”. _________________________________ _________________________________ _____[...]


Valentines Day Sentence Patterns - I Like - I Don't Like

I Like / I Don’t Like Write “I like” or “I don’t like” in the blank space. ______________________ Valentine’s Day ______________________ the co[...]


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[...]


Easter Idioms

Work with a partner to discover what the idiom means. To egg someone on To put all your eggs in one basket To walk on egg shells You cannot [...]


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[...]


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[...]


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[...]


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[...]


Winter Wonderland Word Scramble (Beginner)

Winter Wonderland Word Scramble (Beginner)  wnso     ___________________________ diwn     ___________________________ lodc      _______________[...]


Spring Poem Discuss the 10 words in green with your class. “The Season of Spring”

Spring Poem Discuss the 10 words in green with your class. “The Season of Spring”  the season of spring weather seems to sing lovely love[...]


Halloween Words

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


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[...]


5 Little Snowmen - Children's ESL Rhyme

5 Little Snowmen Go through the rhyme and do the actions. Describe the actions as you go to reinforce vocabulary. Five Little Snowmen Five litt[...]


Easter Bunny Card

Easter Bunny Card The Easter bunny is one of the major symbols of Easter along with Easter eggs and Easter chicks. Like Christmas’ Santa Clause, t[...]


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[...]


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[...]


Valentine’s Word Find

Valentine’s Word Find How many words can you make out of Valentine’s Day? 1. ______________________________ 2. ______________________________ 3.[...]


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

Words that begin and end with the letter /d/   The Letter /D/ Part 1: A)     Read the following words that begin with the letter /d/:  [...]


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[...]


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[...]


Winter Hokey Pokey - KIDS Winter ESL Vocabulary Song

Winter Hokey Pokey Use this activity to talk about clothing that’s worn during winter. Get your class to brainstorm all kinds of winter clothing idea[...]


Easter Words

Easter Words A. Write the following words in all upper case letters. B. Write or speak the meaning of each word. C. Draw a picture of each.  1. [...]


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 Olympics theme conversation starters

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


Easter Poem “The Chocolate Rabbit”

Easter Poem “The Chocolate Rabbit”  Fill in the blanks with the appropriate word.  Eat  Rabbit  Easter  Ate  Moment  Tail  Love  Chocolate  Nibbled[...]


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. ____________________[...]


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 :______[...]


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. __________________________[...]


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[...]


Winter Clothes Word Search (Beginner)

Winter Clothes Word Search (Beginner)   BOOTS            MITTENS COAT               SOCKS EARMUFFS      SWEATER GLOVES           TURTLENEC[...]


Winter Olympics Sports and Events: A Fun Vocabulary Builder and Exercise

Winter Olympics Sports and Events: There are fifteen winter Olympic sports and within each sport there are various events. This is a vocabulary b[...]


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[...]


“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 [...]


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[...]


How Many Words can You Make from "Happy Easter"?

How Many Words can You Make from "Happy Easter"? 1. _________________________________ 2. _________________________________ 3. _________________[...]


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 [...]


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[...]


Winter Sports Word Scramble

Winter Sports Word Scramble Unscramble the word for the sport. tbiaholn esepd nsaitgk kis ujminpg eferesylt ksiing wodnillh siikng no[...]


Easter Rhymes

Easter Rhymes Find rhyming words that match the clues   1. A season that rhymes with “ring” ______________________________    [...]


Colours Word Scramble

Colours Unscramble the following colours and then use the same colours to colour the picture. 1. ilevot    _________________________ 2. elwoyl [...]


Valentines Word Scramble - Intermediate level

Valentines Word Scramble Unscramble the letters to discover the words! ucdip          ________________________________ eolv            ________[...]


Winter Verbs Worksheet

Winter Verbs Fill in the blanks with a verb that makes sense and then compare with your classmates. 1. I ____________________ to build snow forts [...]


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[...]


Easter Word Scramble

Easter Word Scramble Unscramble the words! 1. ____________________ (ubnny)  2. ____________________ (cthoolace) 3. ____________________ (gseg)[...]


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[...]


 

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