Basic English Conversation

This is the last week of classes for the semester. Let’s do a quick review by starting with the objectives of the class.



  1. improve fluency through regular practice and speaking drills [click to continue…]

It is near the end of the school semester and the ESL students are working hard to learn English and prepare for the final exams. [click to continue…]

This is week 12 of the semester. Next week, my ESL students will have an English quiz. Here are some worksheets and questions to help students prepare for the quiz.


Download this vocabulary worksheet. Students show be able to write four answers for each question.

2. Page 53 in the book. Section 8a.

Read the word or word in each question. Write a question and answer. The answer should have two sentences.

  1. enjoy
  2. love [click to continue…]

This is week 11 of the school semester.

Food and Cooking worksheet is here.

Activity Verbs

You will need to know these verbs when talking about hobbies. Here is a list of verbs and examples.

Different Kinds of Questions

Page 51 of the book is a pair work exercise. Here you have to make many different kinds of sentences. Here are some examples.

1. What (5 W’s)

This is week 10 of the English conversation class.


This week we will:

  1. learn how to describe shops and stores
  2. practice English words and phrases related to giving directions
  3. review vocabulary
  4. practice speaking and listening to questions and answers [click to continue…]

The mid term exams are over and now its time for the students to restart classes to learn English.

This week, the learning objectives are as follows:

  1. Food vocabulary
  2. Questions with How many  and How Much
  3. Some and any
  4. Food containers and packages [click to continue…]

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