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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

Extra Resources

Homework

  • textbook
  • pencil and notebook
  • dictionary

Next Week

  • textbook unit 1 A and B
  • conversation questions

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

Book report preview (10)

  • 30 Verbs: Look at the words on this vocabulary worksheet. Practice making past tense questions and answers with your partner. (20 min)
  • Word Puzzles: Alphabet. Read the questions on the worksheet and write the answers. (15 min)

Extra

  • Odd One Out – a speaking, listening and thinking activity (15 min)
  • Word Hunt: quickly write two answers for each question (15 min)