story of first thanksgiving english efl lesson plan

Story of First Thanksgiving EFL lesson plan

English Lesson Plan Intermediate B1/B2

The aim of this EFL lesson is to tell students the story behind the Thanksgiving celebrations. During the lesson your students learn more about British and American history and by the end of the class they are able to explain to other students the origin of this day. Students practise their listening as well as reading skills.

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English Lesson PlanStory of First Thanksgiving EFL lesson plan

Ten little turkeys- song related to Thanksgiving- Kindergarten Lesson Plan

English Lesson Plan Elementary A1, Listening, Video

This EFL kindergarten Lesson plan is aimed at young 4-6 years old elementary learners, who by the end of the lesson will be wearing masks and acting out the lyrics of the song. During this lesson you’ll revise the numbers 1-10, few of past simple verbs and singular/ plural nouns of animals.

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English Lesson PlanTen little turkeys- song related to Thanksgiving- Kindergarten Lesson Plan

Guy Fawkes and the Bonfire night story English Lesson Plan

English Lesson Plan History, Intermediate B1/B2, Video

This lesson plan will help your students understand the story of Bonfire Night. Teaching English History especially the events that are closely rooted within current celebrations is always fun. So here’s the ESL lesson plan where your students not only improve the reading, speaking and listening skills but also learn more about English history.

On November 5th people in Britain celebrate ‘Bonfire Night’.  There are firework displays and bonfires with models of Guy Fawkes, which are burned on the fire. This video from The British Council’s Learn English site explores the origins of the festival and looks at how it’s celebrated now.

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EFL lesson plan Halloween

Story behind Halloween- EFL lesson plan B1/ B2

English Lesson Plan Intermediate B1/B2, Listening, Upper- intermediate B2, Vocabulary

This ESL lesson plan focuses on the history of Halloween celebrations in the UK and USA. The video-based EFL lesson is designed not only to improve listening skills but also introduce vocabulary related to Halloween customs and traditions. At the end of the lessons your students will be able to talk about Halloween traditions and explain its origins.Read More

English Lesson PlanStory behind Halloween- EFL lesson plan B1/ B2
Halloween teach english lesson plan

Halloween how is it celebrated in Britain- EFL Lesson plan

English Lesson Plan Elementary A1, Listening, Pre-intermediate A2, Video

EFL lesson plan that focuses on the customs related to Halloween in the UK. Your students will watch a story of two kids who are preparing the Halloween party. By the end of the lesson young learners will be able to talk about the Halloween traditions in the UK + use present simple vs. present continuous with more confidence.Read More

English Lesson PlanHalloween how is it celebrated in Britain- EFL Lesson plan

What’s in here for you and your students

English Lesson Plan Blog

This website is dedicated to all EFL / ESL teachers who are looking for new ways of getting their learners interested in English language.

You will find here English language lesson plans based on YouTube videos relating to:

– English culture

– English grammar

– Life skills

– Leisure, sport free time activities

Majority of lesson plans are aimed at improving your students’ speaking, listening and writing skills plus vocabulary and grammar.

If you can’t find here what you’re looking for, please send me a short message and I’ll do my best to submit a lesson plan that matches you needs.

English Lesson PlanWhat’s in here for you and your students

St Patricks Day EFL Lesson plan Past Simple passive

English Lesson Plan History, Intermediate B1/B2, Passive voice, Upper- intermediate B2, Video

“The anniversary of St. Patrick’s day: and may the Shamrock be green for ever.” ~Irish Toasts by Shane Na Gael, 1908

During this lesson your EFL students will practice grammar, in particular past simple active and passive voice sentence structures. On top of that students will learn more about St Patrick’s day. It’s an excellent English lesson plan for intermediate and upper-intermediate level students who need to practice speaking using past simple passive voice.

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English Lesson PlanSt Patricks Day EFL Lesson plan Past Simple passive

Christmas Decorations DIY – EFL Lesson Plan

English Lesson Plan Intermediate B1/B2, Pre-intermediate A2, Speaking

I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year -Charles Dickens

In this lesson your students will learn how to make simple Christmas decorations, and express their opinion on their favourite decoration, using comparatives and superlatives. This Christmas inspired lesson plan focuses on creativity and speaking skills, and is a nice way to close the semester before the Christmas break!

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English Lesson PlanChristmas Decorations DIY – EFL Lesson Plan

How to make your own Christmas cracker

English Lesson Plan Intermediate B1/B2, Passive voice, Pre-intermediate A2

It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air ―W.T. Ellis

In this lesson your students will learn how to use the passive voice. In the Christmas spirit, they will watch a short video on how to make a Christmas cracker. This creative lesson plan focuses on speaking and writing skills.

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English Lesson PlanHow to make your own Christmas cracker

How to Have a British Christmas ? EFL lesson plan

English Lesson Plan Intermediate B1/B2, Speaking, Video

 “ Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful ….”  ―Norman Vincent Peale

In this lesson your students will learn the differences between Christmas traditions in England and America. They will get a grasp of the particular and sometimes strange rituals that are used in England, while watching a short documentary. Grammar point discussed within this lesson- conjunctions: although,though, but.  This Xmas themed lesson plan focuses on listening and speaking skills.

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English Lesson PlanHow to Have a British Christmas ? EFL lesson plan

Warm-up Questions about sports and health

English Lesson Plan Blog, Warm-ups

This quick but fun warm-up will not only make your class think about the subject but also brainstorm the ideas related to sports and health. This warm-up will allow your students to carefully listen to each other and compete with other students in the group. 

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English Lesson PlanWarm-up Questions about sports and health

The Real Hustle- Speaking lesson, past tenses, intermediate lesson plan

English Lesson Plan Blog, Intermediate B1/B2, Upper- intermediate B2, Video

“A company of wolves, is better than a company of wolves in sheep’s clothing.” – Anthony Liccione

During this lesson your EFL students will learn vocabulary related to crime, precisely scams and tricksters plus they’ll practice past simple and past continuous tense when talking about the scams they saw. It’s an excellent English lesson plan for intermediate and upper-intermediate level students who need to practice speaking using past tenses.

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English Lesson PlanThe Real Hustle- Speaking lesson, past tenses, intermediate lesson plan

Help your students learn English by reading Graded Readers

English Lesson Plan Blog

Your ESL students should make a habit of reading regularly. Reading should be fun, so make sure the texts you choose are not too too difficult for you. moreover, at the end of each book you have some questions about each chapter. By answering these questions during the lesson you give your students to use the langue and improve their speaking skills.

Here’s a list of resources listed according to levels:

 

English Lesson PlanHelp your students learn English by reading Graded Readers
teaching English Lesson Plan History of Valentine’s day

Teaching English- Lesson Plan: History of Valentine’s day

English Lesson Plan Intermediate B1/B2, Upper- intermediate B2, Video

“We are most alive when we’re in love” – John Updike

It’s Valentine’s day and we’re all thinking about our loved ones. Without a doubt this special day has found its followers all over the world but where and how it all started?

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English Lesson PlanTeaching English- Lesson Plan: History of Valentine’s day