How do you write a lesson plan for ESL?
Points to consider when writing the plan
- What is the main topic of the lesson?
- How can I arouse their interest?
- How can I challenge them?
- How much should I review what they’ve already done?
- What are the objectives of the lesson?
- What vocabulary do I want to teach them?
- How can I explain the activities?
Where can I get free ESL lesson plans?
The list below contains several websites offering free lesson plans for ESL, EFL and Sheltered English teachers.
- About.com English as a 2nd Language.
- ESL Flow.
- ESL Home.
- Free ESL Flashcards.
- ISS of BC.
What are the main steps of a lesson plan while teaching English language skills?
Listed below are 6 steps for preparing your lesson plan before your class.
- Identify the learning objectives.
- Plan the specific learning activities.
- Plan to assess student understanding.
- Plan to sequence the lesson in an engaging and meaningful manner.
- Create a realistic timeline.
- Plan for a lesson closure.
How do I teach ESL lessons?
6 tips to get you through
- Keep it simple, stupid. This is the one of the most important steps to teach English to beginners.
- Always check for understanding.
- Give them lots of time to practice.
- Show, don’t tell.
- Always use positive reinforcement.
- Don’t be boring.
What is a PPP lesson plan?
A deductive approach often fits into a lesson structure known as PPP (Presentation, Practice, Production). The teacher presents the target language and then gives students the opportunity to practise it through very controlled activities.
Where can I find ESL lesson plans?
Where can I find free ESL lesson plans?
- UsingEnglish.com. This site has over 1,000 free ESL lesson plans available for download in PDF format.
- Bridge TOGAS® eBooks.
- The British Council.
- Lanternfish ESL.
- English Is a Piece of Cake.
How do you create lesson plans?
Steps to building your lesson plan
- Identify the objectives.
- Determine the needs of your students.
- Plan your resources and materials.
- Engage your students.
- Instruct and present information.
- Allow time for student practice.
- Ending the lesson.
- Evaluate the lesson.
What is an ESL plan?
English as a Second Language is a course designed to help you learn to speak, read, write and understand written and spoken English. Our ESL Program adheres to the NJ DOE Public schools and common core standards/mandates for ELLs (English Language Learners).
Why use our lesson plans?
Written by experts from around the world, our lesson plans are easy to use and aim to give your students the skills and confidence they need to enjoy learning English. Use this lesson in online or face-to-face teaching to explore the theme of everyday shopping.
How many full lesson plans are there?
There are over 400 full lesson plans to choose from, covering different topics and themes, all organised according to the levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for languages (CEFR).
Are there any practical materials for teaching English in primary schools?
All of our practical materials are written by experts in English Language Teaching and are free to download. This section is for teachers of primary children up to 12 years old learning English. Find lesson plans, activities, stories and poems, songs and teaching tools to help you in your primary classroom.
What is the English classroom section?
This section is for teachers of primary children up to 12 years old learning English. Find lesson plans, activities, stories and poems, songs and teaching tools to help you in your primary classroom. This section is for teachers of secondary children aged 13 to 17 years old learning English.