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The present perfect can be one of the trickier tenses for ESL students to master, so it's important to increase exposure through a variety of activities. This packet includes: 1. explanatory handout of how to form and when to use the present
Subjects:
ESL / ELL / EFL
Grades:
Adult Education
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Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
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This is an adult ESL worksheet with 30 modal verb fill-in-the-blank activities. Blanks are filled in by reading the implication below each sentence; this allows students to contrast the meanings of modal verbs. Example: You ___ say that (it's a
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ESL / ELL / EFL
Grades:
Adult Education
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
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This packet includes: 1- List of easier (with short vowels) and harder (with long vowels) /r/ and /l/ minimal pairs 2- Two pages of practice sentences for /l/ and /r/ minimal pairs 3 - Three pages of "word mazes" with /l/ and /r/ and an
Subjects:
ESL / ELL / EFL
Grades:
Adult Education
Types:
Activities
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This is ideal for a volunteer ESL teacher or someone who needs a quick refresher on the grammar basics. Each lesson includes brief teaching points that can be explained to the class, two speaking activities, and one written activity. All materials
Subjects:
ESL / ELL / EFL
Grades:
Adult Education
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities
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An easy activity to teach reported speech - cut out the squares and play following the rules of the game 'Memory'. Direct speech ("I am going to the store") sentences have reported speech ("she said she was going to the store") equivalents.
Subjects:
ESL / ELL / EFL
Grades:
Adult Education
Types:
Games
$0.95
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This adult ESL worksheet is a fill-in-the-blank conversation between two recent acquaintances. Students think of any suitable verb and conjugate it in the past or present perfect simple or perfect continuous tense. No answer sheet is given due to
Subjects:
ESL / ELL / EFL
Grades:
Adult Education
Types:
Worksheets
$0.95
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Help ESL speakers master the long I! The /aɪ/ white sound is usually quite easy for ESL speakers, but the variety of ways it can be spelled can make recognizing it difficult. In this activity packet is: 1. the /aɪ/ white Vowel Spotlight one page
Subjects:
ESL / ELL / EFL
Grades:
Adult Education
Types:
Activities
$1.00
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I didn't know .... she couldn't go .... they can't come .... We use contractions constantly in spoken English, and so understanding and using contractions is essential for ESL learners as they build their familiarity with the language. This 12
Subjects:
ESL / ELL / EFL
Grades:
Adult Education
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Printables
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Here is a packet of short i activities for ESL pronunciation. It includes: - explanatory handout - practice sentences - discrimination reading (answers included) - discrimination listening - paragraph discrimination reading (answers included) -
Subjects:
ESL / ELL / EFL
Grades:
Adult Education
Types:
Activities
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Syllable stress is a key component of a "native-sounding" accent for ESL speakers, and one that is often overlooked. This handout contains a list of higher-level academic vocabulary that advanced ESL learners would likely be using in speeches,
Subjects:
ESL / ELL / EFL
Grades:
Adult Education
Types:
Activities
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This intermediate level hospitality English activity involves filling missing modal verbs (should, could, must, don't have to, mustn't, etc) into a conversation. Although it was designed for a hospitality class, it is useful for anyone wanting to
Subjects:
Employment, ESL / ELL / EFL
Grades:
Adult Education
Types:
Activities
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Past tense pronunciation in English can be tricky due to the three final sounds that "ed" can make. This packet provides a word sort, rule explanation, and two practice reading passages in order to provide students with lots of opportunities to make
Subjects:
ESL / ELL / EFL
Grades:
Adult Education
Types:
Activities, Handouts
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This is a basic handout that explains the simple present perfect, continuous present perfect, simple past perfect, and continuous past perfect tenses. Brief examples are provided of each.
Subjects:
ESL / ELL / EFL
Grades:
Adult Education
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
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Students are given a chart to fill out as they interview their classmates, asking "when did you feel ..." common emotions. They must write their classmate's name, when he or she felt the emotion, and why. It's a great activity to get a large group
Subjects:
ESL / ELL / EFL
Grades:
Adult Education
Types:
Activities
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Breaking words into syllables is key for ESL students looking to master English pronunciation.This is an easy activity for sorting multisyllabic words by the number of syllables. Cut out the flashcards and use them to build a pyramid with the word
Subjects:
ESL / ELL / EFL
Grades:
Adult Education
Types:
Activities
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This game is intended for adult ESL classes studying reported speech. It features 12 cards that can be cut out and distributed to the class. The person with “I have the first card” reads that and then the following sentence, “I haven't looked at my
Subjects:
ESL / ELL / EFL
Grades:
Adult Education
Types:
Activities, Games
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Here are four quick no-prep activities that students can use to deepen their understanding of the present perfect. 1. Have you ever .... Students play with a partner and try to find four things in a row that their partner has done. They must
Subjects:
EFL - ESL - ELD, ESL / ELL / EFL
Grades:
9th, 10th, Adult Education
Types:
Activities
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Here are three activities to help teach reported speech to secondary or ESL students. 1. Reported Speech "I have ... who has ...?" game. Students play the popular game using reported speech. (gender variations included) 2. Reported speech
Subjects:
ESL / ELL / EFL
Grades:
Adult Education
Types:
Activities
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This is a pack with six different modal verb worksheets that can be used in advanced beginner or intermediate ESL classes. Five of the worksheets (four fill-in-the-blank and one matching) include an answer sheet, while the sixth worksheet is
Subjects:
ESL / ELL / EFL
Grades:
Adult Education
Types:
Activities
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This is a fun activity for phrasal verbs - give the table to one student, while his or her partner receives a blank grid. The student with the table must direct their partner to draw the phrasal verb picture in the appropriate square. The activity
Subjects:
ESL / ELL / EFL
Grades:
Adult Education
Types:
Activities
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