English as a Second Language Lesson Plans

  1. Air Travel - Describing scenes of airports, airplanes, everyday scenes and activities reviewing the present tense and incorporating the present and past progress.
  2. Beginning Sounds Flashcard Game - The Flashcard Game will be used as a Mastery Structure to help students master the concept of beginning sounds cooperatively.
  3. Car Budget Activity- This activity can be easily adapted to your own country.
  4. Classroom Words and Actions - Students will be able to identify important objects in the classroom. They will also be able to understand "common" directions given to them in the classroom.
  5. Conversation About the Weather - To be able to broaden the vocabulary when talking about the weather so the student can broaden their conversation.
  6. Days of the Week Song- Learn the names of days of the week.
  7. Eating in a Restaurant - Building and designing your own restaurant.
  8. English Page- Lessons for intermediate and advanced learners of English as a foreign language.
  9. English, Baby- Online daily lessons that relate to entertainment.
  10. Exploring Money - Students are introduced to the concept of currency and money.
  11. Exploring Use and Function of Coins - Teacher will put students in partners and give each group a cup of real coins.
  12. Food Preferences - To express the way to express preferences about food.
  13. Gender Equality - Students will identify problems with not treating people equally.
  14. How's it going conversation? - To be able to have a conversation in English for small talk.
  15. Interactive Body Parts - This lesson is an interactive way to introduce body parts to first graders.
  16. Making Valid Comparisons - As an attention getter, ask students to think about what they have in common between a family member or a close friend.
  17. Narrating in Simple Past with Video- To provide practice in constructing simple past tense forms and checking for subject verb agreement.
  18. People Who Live the Longest- Some people live for a hundred years or even more. Many of these live in either the Mediterranean region, or in parts of rural Japan, and Russia. What is their secret? Here is a simple activity I used in order to get people thinking.
  19. Personality & Descriptions - Being able to describe someone fully and with distinction.
  20. Politeness in Movies- Students will listen for and recognize different levels of politeness in a dialogue.
  21. Role Playing/Simulation- Role playing/simulation is an extremely valuable method for L2 learning. It encourages thinking and creativity, lets students develop and practice new language and behavioral skills in a relatively non-threatening setting, and can create the motivation and involvement necessary for learning to occur.
  22. Selena: Biography and Vocabulary - Identify features of a biography. Apply knowledge for a simple biography.
  23. Student-Led Lesson: Vacation Commercials- It gives the students a chance to show their abilities not only to use language, but to plan, organize, and put into action a task which is given to them. It also allows them to take responsibility for their learning as well.
  24. Talking Cards- To get the student used to answering general questions at a level that resembles normal speech. To give the students conversational confidence.
  25. TRAVEL - Traveling to Canada.
  26. Travel Diary (model) - Demonstrates understanding of the interdependence of language and culture.
  27. What are you doing? - Be able to state what the people are doing in the pictures and put in a complete sentence.
  28. WH-Questions & The Self Pronoun - Students will be able to recognize, understand, and produce the manual and non-manual grammatical components of WH-Questions and the Self Pronoun.

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