ESL conversation activities

ESL Conversation Intermediate, Spring, Week 1

ESL Conversation

Welcome to the intermediate English conversation class, spring 2017.

Weekly Plan

  1. Review the syllabus (e.g. book, grades, etc)
  2. Extra resources for motivated students who want more
  3. English speaking activities
  4. seating arrangements

Extra Resources


  • textbook
  • pencil and notebook
  • dictionary

Next Week

  • textbook unit 1 A and B
  • select a book for the reading project and tell me the title

ESL Conversation Activities

Hour 1

  • Introduction and resources (15)
  • 5 x 5 Grid – an activity to meet other people (20 min)
  • Sound and Sort 1 – a speaking and thinking activity (10 min)

Hour 2

  • book report presentation (10)
  • 30 Verbs: Look at the words on this vocabulary worksheet. Practice past tense Q&A with partner. Follow up questions. (15 min)
  • Word Puzzles: read the questions about words with F sounds on the worksheet and write the answers. (10 min)
  • Word Hunt: quickly write two answers for each question (15 min)

Hour 3

  • Odd One Out – a speaking, listening and thinking activity (15 min)
  • Crazy answers – speaking about big numbers (25)
  • what’s up for next week (5)
  • Remember: select a book for the reading project and tell me the title