TESOL Lesson: Perfect Modals – Using a Song To Review Grammar

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Grammar TESOL lesson plan - Modals lesson planType of lesson: Listening comprehension using a song to review a grammar topic.

To review the use of perfect modals (must have + past participle) to speculate about past events, i.e., guess what happened.
To practice pronunciation of past participles and simple past regular verbs (-ed) /t/ or /d/ and the weak forms of ´must´ and ´have´.
To integrate listening comprehension to speaking, reading and writing skills.

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Vocabulary and Grammar Lesson Using The TBL Approach

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➢ to teach adjectives referring to being “easygoing” or “strict”
➢ to present the function of talking about permission and prohibition using the structure: Make sb do sth; let sb to sth; allow sb to do sth
➢ to provide practice in speaking, reading and writing skills

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TESOL Speaking Lesson on Socializing (Using ESA)

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TESOL lesson plan on socializingLevel: Upper-intermediate (multilingual class)
Time: 55 minutes approx.
Assumptions: Students are familiar with the topic of informal and formal introductions, questions tags, making offers, and keeping a conversation going on varied topics such as likes and dislikes, jobs and occupations, music, travel and hobbies. They are also familiar and fluent with all tenses.
Material/aids: Handouts with activities and cue cards for role-playing

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Grammar Lesson Plan: Present Perfect Tense

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Present perfect TESOL lesson planLevel: Low intermediate
Aims: To present the present perfect tense (have + past participle) with the function of talking about past actions that relate to the present time; to present some time expressions used with the present perfect ( since, for, always, so far); to provide controlled and semi-controlled spoken and written practice of the present perfect tense.

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TESOL Lesson Plan Vocabulary (Similes)

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Type of lesson: Vocabulary – Similes (through reading comprehension)
Level: Intermediate +

Aims: Presenting figures of speech (similes) in context; guessing the meaning of the similes in context; reading for the main idea (skimming); reading for specific information (scanning)

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Listening, Speaking, Grammar & Vocabulary Lesson Plan: Apartment Hunting

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TESOL lesson plan: apartment huntingLevel: Low intermediate
Aims: To practice listening and speaking skills in the context of apartment hunting; to review the use of contrasting adjectives: big-small, cheap-expensive, high-low, old-new, beautiful-ugly, plain-fancy, near-far; to review vocabulary related to different kinds of furniture, appliances, rooms in the home.

Time: Approx. 80-90 minutes
Assumptions: Students are familiar with the above mentioned adjectives and comparisons –er and superlatives –est; students are familiar with some of the vocabulary related to house hunting, buying and renting; students can use present, past and future tenses.
Aids: audio clips, flyers from Real Estate Agencies, magazine ads.

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TESOL Lesson Plan: Integrated Skills

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TESOL lesson plan reading skillsType of lesson: Reading comprehension- Integrating speaking and writing skills.

Level: Low intermediate

Aims: To develop skim and scan reading skills.
To practice telling and writing stories from personal experiences.
To practice figuring out the part-of-speech and explaining vocabulary.
To practice pronunciation, intonation, spelling, and listening.
To practice creating questions and answers for reading comprehension.
To provide an opportunity for students to take ownership of their learning.
*The level of difficulty of the reading is appropriate for this group, but the length is rather short. For this reason, the types of activities students will do are slightly more difficult by requiring more of their creation and input as opposed to just asking them to find the answer.

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TESOL: Vocabulary and Listening Comprehension Lesson Plan

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Type of lesson: Vocabulary and Listening skills using authentic material
Level: Intermediate
Time: 90 minutes

Aims: To develop and improve skim and scan listening skills; to develop Ss speaking skills by discussing topics in the news, in this case, the history of tea drinking in the UK; to review reported speech;

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Lesson Plan for Beginners: Ordering a Meal

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TEFL certificate graduate lesson planLevel: Beginner
Aims: To review vocabulary related to food; to practice ordering food from a menu in a restaurant;
Structure: Would you like…? I’d like…..I’ll have…
Time: Approx. 60 minutes
Assumptions: Students are familiar with basic food vocabulary, the target structures in this lesson, and can use simple present tense as well as simple future tense.
Aids: Board; handouts with a dialogue at the restaurant; recording of the dialogue; realia: menus, trays, plates, silverware, etc.

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TESOL Lesson Plan: Using a Song to Teach Integrated Skills

This Intermediate+ lesson plan uses the song Puff the Magic Dragon to teach integrated skills

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TESOL lesson plan integrated skills with songsType of lesson: Listening lesson that integrates speaking, reading and writing skills using the song Puff the Magic Dragon

Level: Intermediate+

Aims: Using a song to develop skim and scan listening skills
To review and teach related vocabulary as well as its pronunciation
To integrate speaking, reading and writing skills into the activity
To provide students with practice summarizing and retelling
To provide students with practice identifying and analyzing the meaning of a story

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