Adult Speaking, Week 3

ESL puzzle
Can you solve the puzzle?

Hour 1

Pair Work Practice #1: Like and Look Like (15)


  • What do you like eating for lunch?
  • What is your home town like?
  • What does your brother or sister look like?
  • What is the climate in Korea like?


  1. Did you like going to high school?
  2. Is there someone in the class who looks like a famous person?
  3. Did you like green vegetables when you were a kid?
  4. What is television like?

Learn about LIKE (5)

Read the slide show.

Practice 2: Like and Look Like (10)

Look at the pictures (click here to look at the pictures). Talk with your partner and ask a few questions.

  1. Describe what you see.
  2. How do the people look?
  3. What are the people like?
  4. Why might this picture be famous or interesting?

Practice 3: Looks Like (10)

Look at the picture. Use LOOKS LIKE to describe the things that might happen.

For example:

  • It looks like he might fall down.
  • She looks like she might have an accident

Seeing Words (10)

Nine letter challenge.

How may words can you make with these letters? 

Hour 2

Listening exercise (15)

  • Listen to the short story.
  • Make notes that answer the key questions.
  • Do not write sentences. Just notes.

Here is the listening file.

Here is the grid with questions.

ESL listening grid

Review Verb tenses (30)

Here is a good chance to quickly review 6 important verb tenses.

  • review slides and examples
  • students complete Drill 1
  • check a few sentences on the board 
  • review sample answers on slide

Negative Questions (10)

A few notes about how to answer negative questions.

Hour 3

Vocabulary (45)

  • Review last week’s words and phrases
  • Finish next unit.

Hour 4

Story Retelling (30)

Last week, you read stories with messages. They are called koans.

Today, read a short story about inventions. These stories are filled with details.

Make a small group.

Retell your story (don’t read)

Other group members ask you questions.

Next partner retells his or her story. You ask questions.

Here are the 4 stories.

Word Puzzles (15)

This shopping worksheet contains examples of short activities that help students learn English words.

The English activity worksheet is here.

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