Elementary-level EFL - ESL lesson plans | A2
A collection of ESL lesson plans and resources for teaching elementary-level students. 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.
An ESL lesson plan that focuses on the correct usage of the present simple tense.
Present simple: Questions with do
This collection of teaching activities provides students with the opportunity to practise question structures with the present simple.
This elementary-level ESL lesson plan is an excellent introduction to ordinal numbers.
Adverbs of frequency
Students learn to create sentences that make use of frequency adverbs in this ESL lesson plan for elementary level students.
This lesson plan challenges elementary-level students on the grammar and function of the present continuous tense.
Present continuous: Questions
A collection of elementary level ESL activities and games that let students practise present continuous question structures.
Subject and object pronouns
In this grammar-centric lesson plan, students practise working with subject and object pronouns through a series of writing activities.
Obligation: 'must' and 'have to'
In this elementary-level ESL lesson plan, students learn about different ways of expressing obligation in English.
Past simple: Verbs
This grammar lesson focuses on how verbs change in the past simple tense.
Past simple: Negative
In this collection of ESL teaching resources, students learn to work with the negative form of the past simple tense.
Past simple: Be
An ESL lesson plan that focuses on the how the verb 'to be' is used with the past simple tense.
Past simple: Questions with be
This grammar lesson plan reviews some common language structures and grammar used to form questions in the past simple.
Countable and uncountable nouns
In this ESL lesson plan, students use the topic of food to review the correct usage of countable and uncountable nouns.
This elementary-level ESL lesson plan challenges students to deepen their understanding of definite and indefinite articles.
Some and any
A collection of activities and games that teach elementary level students the correct usage of 'some' and 'any' with nouns.
How much and How many
An elementary level ESL lesson plan on 'How much/many...?' style questions.
This grammar lesson plan focuses on the different spelling rules related to comparative adjectives.
As ___ as
A collection of fun and creative ESL resources that introduce elementary-level students to comparisons of equality and inequality.
Small quantities: A little and a few
This elementary-level ESL lesson plan teaches students the difference between using the quantifiers 'a little' and 'a few'.
Questions with how
In this lesson, students learn to form queries using the structure 'How + adjective...?'
Future with 'going to + infinitive'
In this grammar-centric ESL lesson, students learn how to express future plans using the structure 'going to + infinitive'.