Field Trips for the ESL Class

The idea of going outside and leaving the classroom fills most ESL students with excitement. Especially if they are bored teenagers that are stuck in class day after day and yearning to get out into the fresh air. Same for young children who find it difficult to sit still for longer than ten minutes. Even …

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War of The Suburbs

This is a short story about aliens arriving in the suburbs of a small town in England. The main character is just a normal person in a normal town – then he sees a spaceship in the sky. If you are a teacher, you can use this story in your English or ESL class. Or …

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The Dentist

This is a horror story about a man who is visiting the dentist. He has a terrible fear of going to the dentist and the pain that it involves. And then things get a lot worse for him… You can use this story in your English or ESL class, if you are a teacher. Or …

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The Girl in The River

This is a creepy ghost story that will delight your students. This lesson plan comes with a 1000-word short story, a list of reading comprehension questions and then a page of questions for conversation and discussion. This is perfect for any English or ESL class but can also be used in an IELTS speaking or …

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I’m So Lazy!

We are all lazy, aren’t we? This is a lesson on being lazy. I have used the topic of laziness in many English classes and I found that the students loved to talk about this topic. I think secretly many students confess to being more than a little bit lazy so the chance to reveal …

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Do We Get Enough Sleep?

This is a lesson plan on sleeping habits and how we sleep. I have found many middle school and high school students love to talk about sleeping. It seemed like one of their favourite subjects to talk about. Maybe due to their workload and all the homework they had to do along with tests and …

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Dogs in The City? Is it Cruel?

This is a lesson plan for ESL about dogs in the city. You can find a short article, followed by a table of essential vocabulary, then some questions. This lesson is great for any ESL class or General English class. Also perfect for IELTS classes. Please let me know your thoughts in the comments below! …

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