Intermediate Reading Lesson Plans for English Learners
Reading Comprehension - Applying for a Job
Reading comprehension for lower intermediate level learners and classes focusing on applying for a job.
Lesson: Reading Clues
Lesson aimed at helping students identify contextual clues that will help them improve their reading skills. This lesson helps students get away from reading word by word and focus more on the whole. It will also help them activate vocabulary learning skills while reading.
Lesson: Identifying Reading Types
Lesson aimed at helping students identify the different types of reading skills required for different reading situations. These skills are naturally used when reading in the native language, but are often forgotten when applied to English reading.
Newspaper Reading and Writing
This lesson focuses on calling students' attention to this type of writing style on a deeper, grammatical level. It ends with students writing up their own short articles with a follow-up listening comprehension opportunity.
Recommended Books for Intermediate English Learners
Recommendations for every intermediate level English learner including course book, grammar books, exercise book, dictionary and appropriate software.
Teaching ESL - Reading
Top choices of books for teaching English reading skills to English as a Second or Foreign Language classes. These books can be used to develop activities, complement class exercises or give students extra reading skills practice at home.
Aesop's Fables - The Ass and his Purchaser
Lesson Plan based on The Ass and his Purchaser including vocabulary and key phrase explanations and follow-up questions.
Understanding Newspaper Headlines
Newspaper headlines can be difficult to understand. This lesson on newspaper headlines provides help to students on understanding common forms used in newspaper headlines.
Children's ESL game to help associate and reinforce written and spoken words that rhyme and have been introduced during lessons.