EFL - ESL lesson plans for beginners | A1 Upper level
A collection of ESL lesson plans and resources for teaching beginners. These lessons cover some of the fundamental grammar and functional areas of the English language and are aimed at younger learners. All of the activity and game ideas that we include can be used in low-resource classrooms and require little to no preparation time. Each lesson contains a warm-up activity with board work, several classroom activities, games and a collection of recommended free ESL resources from around the web.
This ESL role-play lesson plan gives students a chance to practise giving introductions.
In this lesson plan, students learn to ask and answer questions about their local environment using the correct articles.
ESL activities, games and resources for teaching plural nouns to beginners.
This ESL lesson plan teaches beginners how to give basic instructions in English.
To be: Short forms
Students are introduced to the short forms of the verb 'to be' in this grammar centric lesson plan.
To be: Questions
An ESL lesson plan that gives students a chance to practise asking questions using the verb 'to be'.
This beginner-level ESL lesson plan serves as an excellent introduction to possessive adjectives.
In this grammar lesson plan, students learn how to use the possessive forms of different nouns.
Students learn to work with the short forms of the verb 'have got' in this beginner-level ESL lesson plan.
Have got: Questions
This ESL lesson plan builds on the previous lesson and introduces students to the question forms of the verb 'have got'.
Can for ability
Students learn to express their abilities to their classmates through these fun ESL writing and speaking activities.
This lesson plan contains activities and games for teaching beginners how to describe people using the verbs 'to be' and 'have got'.
A collection of ESL activities and games that teach beginners how to tell the time in English.
Prepositions of time
In this ESL lesson plan for beginners, students are taught how to use prepositions of time 'on' and 'at'.
Questions about time
Fun and practical ESL activity and game ideas for teaching beginners how to ask questions about the time.
A beginner-level lesson plan that focuses on the grammar of the present simple tense.
Present simple: Questions with do
This grammar-centric ESL lesson plan introduces some fundamental question structures of the present simple.
Prepositions of place
In this fun ESL lesson plan, students learn to use prepositions of place to give richer descriptions of their environments.
There is and there are
Students build on what they have learned to combine prepositions of place with the singular and plural forms of the verb to be.
This ESL lesson plan for beginners introduces students to the grammar of the present continuous tense.