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Freshman ESL Conversation Spring, Week 1

ESL Conversation

Welcome to our English conversation class, spring 2017.

Plan for this Week

  1. Review the syllabus (e.g. book, grades, etc)
  2. extra resources
  3. book report project
  4. seating arrangements
  5. conversation activities

Homework

  • textbook
  • pencil and notebook
  • dictionary

Next Week

  • textbook unit 1 A and B
  • conversation questions

Extra Resources

ESL Conversation Activities

Hour 1

  1. Introduction and resources (15)
  2. 5 x 5 Grid – an activity to meet other people (20 min)
  3. Sound and Sort b – a speaking and thinking activity (10 min)

Hour 2

  • 30 Verbs: Look at the words on this vocabulary worksheet. Practice making past tense questions and answers with your partner. (15 min)
  • Word Puzzles: read the questions on the worksheet and write the answers. (10 min)
  • Word Hunt: quickly write two answers for each question (15 min)
  • Odd One Out – a speaking, listening and thinking activity (15 min)