ESL Vocabulary Builders

Vocabulary is the building blocks of a language. These vocabulary builder lessons are designed to blast off a language learners use of the language at a rapid pace. These are fu, easy, and effective.

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[...]


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[...]


Easter Egg Emotions

Easter Egg Emotions Using real egg shells (before class get some eggs, puncture a hole at both ends and blow out the insides of the egg, then wash ou[...]


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[...]


Colours Word Scramble

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


Valentines Day Vocabulary Word Scramble Advance

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


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, [...]


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[...]


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 [...]


ESL and Poetry - Romeo and Juliet, a Valentines Day ESL Lesson

Romeo and Juliet Read the poem with a friend and try to figure out what each bold word means based on the context. My dear Juliet, your sight is e[...]


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[...]


Valentine’s Word Find

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


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[...]


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[...]


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”. _________________________________ _________________________________ _____[...]


Winter Wonderland Word Scramble (Advanced)

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


Winter Sports Word Scramble

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


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 [...]


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[...]


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[...]


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[...]


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/:  [...]


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[...]


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

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


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. [...]


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