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ESL worksheet - Must and mustn't

ESL worksheet - Must and mustn't

The verb 'must' is a modal verb (a 'helping' verb). We use 'must' to show that something has to be done. The opposite of must is mustn't. We use 'mustn't' to show that something should not be done. Students read each sentence and fill in the blank with 'must' or 'mustn't'. This resource is an intermediate ESL exercise.

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ESL worksheet - Using possessive nouns

ESL worksheet - Using possessive nouns

We usually add an apostrophe (') and an (s) to singular nouns to show possession. Most plural nouns are made possessive by adding an apostrophe (') onto the word. If the word ends in 's', add an apostrophe after the 's'. If the plural noun does not end in an 's' (children), add an apostrophe and an 's'. Students read the sentence and write the correct form of the word in each bracket. There are 8 sentences using singular and plural possessive nouns.

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ESL worksheet - Write the possessive noun

ESL worksheet - Write the possessive noun

We usually add an apostrophe (') and an (s) to singular nouns to show possession. Students write the correct form of the word in each bracket. There are 10 sentences with possessive nouns.

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ESL worksheet - Possessive nouns

ESL worksheet - Possessive nouns

We usually add an apostrophe (') and an (s) to singular nouns to show possession. This is the dog's bone. This sentence tells us that the bone belongs to the dog. These are Lily's shoes. This sentence tells us that the shoes belong to Lily. Students circle the correct answer for each sentence. There are 10 sentences with possessive nouns.

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ESL worksheet - Choosing has or have

ESL worksheet - Choosing has or have

The verbs 'has' and 'have' are two different forms of the present tense of the verb 'to have.' We use have with the pronouns I, you, we, and they. We use has with he, she, and it. This is a great resource to help improve students' reading and understanding of when to use 'has' and 'have' in a sentence. There are 10 different sentences using 'has' and 'have'. Students circle 'has' or 'have' for each sentence.

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ESL worksheet - Using has and have

ESL worksheet - Using has and have

The verbs 'has' and 'have' are two different forms of the present tense of the verb 'to have.' We use have with the pronouns I, you, we, and they. We use has with he, she, and it. This is a great resource to help improve students' reading and understanding of when to use 'has' and 'have' in a sentence. There are 10 different sentences using 'has' and 'have'.

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ESL worksheet - Using personal pronouns (we and they)

ESL worksheet - Using personal pronouns (we and they)

'We' and 'they' are personal pronouns. We use 'we' and 'they' to refer to groups of people. This is a great resource for children to practise reading sentences and writing the correct personal pronoun where needed. There are 10 different sentences using the pronouns 'we' and 'they'.

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ESL worksheet - Possessive adjectives (our and their)

ESL worksheet - Possessive adjectives (our and their)

Possessive adjectives are adjectives that indicate ownership. We use 'our' and 'their' when we want to show that something belongs to many people. Students complete the sentences with 'our' or 'their'.

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ESL worksheet - Possessive adjectives (my, your, his, and her)

ESL worksheet - Possessive adjectives (my, your, his, and her)

We use possessive adjectives to show that something belongs to someone. This handy ESL worksheet focuses on the possessive adjectives: my, your, his, and her. Students are asked to complete the sentences by writing the correct word.

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ESL worksheet - Adjectives before nouns

ESL worksheet - Adjectives before nouns

We use adjectives to help us describe someone or something. Adjectives tell us more about the person or thing. Students use the words in the box to help them fill in the blanks to complete the sentences. They can use each word only once. This handy worksheet is great for any grammar lesson and will help children practise using adjectives in their writing.

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ESL worksheet - Articles 'a' and 'an'

ESL worksheet - Articles 'a' and 'an'

We use 'a' when the noun or adjective that comes next begins with a consonant sound e.g. a ball, a cup, a glass. We use 'an' when the noun or adjective that comes next begins with a vowel sound e.g. an umbrella, an owl, an apple. This handy worksheet is great for any grammar lesson and will help children to understand when to use a or an by using consonants and vowels.

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ESL worksheet - This/that/these/those

ESL worksheet - This/that/these/those

Use this handy ESL worksheet to help teach the concept of demonstrative pronouns to your learners. We use 'this' and 'these' when we speak of things that are near to us. We use 'that' and 'those' when we speak of things that are far from us. Students use this/that/these/those to fill in the blanks and complete the sentences.

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ESL worksheet - Using is, am, and are

ESL worksheet - Using is, am, and are

Is, am and are are simple present forms of the verb -to be. Students use the words in the box (is, am, are) to help them fill in the blanks. This handy ESL printable will help students practise am, is and are. Perfect for any English language lesson.

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ESL worksheet - Pronouns (I, you, he, and she)

ESL worksheet - Pronouns (I, you, he, and she)

This printable worksheet covers pronouns. Pronouns are words like I, you, he, and she. This handy resource is perfect for ESL learners to study and understand pronouns. Students use the words in the box (I, you, he, she) to fill in the blanks.

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Discussion Topic - Pets and Animals

Discussion Topic - Pets and Animals

Discussion activities often begin with questions. This discussion topic includes 20 questions about pets and animals. To prepare your students for the discussion topic, some research can be done before the discussion begins. Students can work in pairs or in small groups.

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Discussion Topic - Weather

Discussion Topic - Weather

Discussion activities often begin with questions. This discussion topic includes 20 questions about weather. To prepare your students for the discussion topic, some research can be done before the discussion begins. Students can work in pairs or in small groups.

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Discussion Topic - Insects

Discussion Topic - Insects

Discussion activities often begin with questions. This discussion topic includes 20 questions about insects. To prepare your students for the discussion topic, some research can be done before the discussion begins. Students can work in pairs or in small groups.

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Discussion Topic - Planet Earth

Discussion Topic - Planet Earth

Discussion activities often begin with questions. This discussion topic includes 20 questions about our planet. To prepare your students for the discussion topic, some research can be done before the discussion begins. Students can work in pairs or in small groups.

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EFL Comprehension - The Tale of Peter Rabbit

EFL Comprehension - The Tale of Peter Rabbit

This comprehension includes a piece of writing taken from the famous book 'The Tale of Peter Rabbit' by Beatrix Potter. Students read the text and answer the questions.

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EFL Comprehension - I Like to Dance

EFL Comprehension - I Like to Dance

Having strong reading comprehension skills will also help in other subjects. Students read the text about a girl called Louise who likes to dance and answer the study questions.

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EFL Comprehension - A Trip to the Zoo

EFL Comprehension - A Trip to the Zoo

Students are asked to read the short story about Lizzy going to the zoo with her parents. They are then asked to answer the questions by putting a circle around the correct letter. This worksheet can be used in any English language class.

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EFL Word Search - 'ay' Words

EFL Word Search - 'ay' Words

'ay' words word search puzzle worksheet. Print this activity for use with young learners. Words to practice include: AWAY, DISPLAY, MAYBE, PLAYER, SWAY.

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EFL Word Search - 'ai' Words

EFL Word Search - 'ai' Words

'ai' words word search puzzle worksheet. Print this activity for use with young learners. Words to practice include: AFRAID, COMPLAIN, MAID, RAIN, TRAIN.

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EFL Word Search - Long Vowel 'ee' Words

EFL Word Search - Long Vowel 'ee' Words

Long Vowel 'ee' word search puzzle worksheet. Print this activity for use with young learners. Words to practice include: BEEN, FIFTEEN, KEEP, SEED, STREET.

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EFL Essentials - My Baby Brother

EFL Essentials - My Baby Brother

This short story can be used in any English language lesson. A girl is talking about her baby brother. Students are asked to read through the short passage and then answer the multiple choice questions.

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EFL Comprehension - Getting Ready for School

EFL Comprehension - Getting Ready for School

Students are asked to read the short story about a girl who gets ready for school. They are asked to put the sentences in order from 1 - 5, then answer the questions.

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EFL Comprehension - Tigra the Tiger

EFL Comprehension - Tigra the Tiger

Students read the text about a tiger called Tigra and answer the multiple choice questions. This worksheet can be used in any English language class.

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EFL Comprehension - Oscar the Otter

EFL Comprehension - Oscar the Otter

Students read the text about an otter called Oscar and answer the multiple choice questions. This worksheet can be used in any English language class.

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EFL Comprehension - Henry the Hedgehog

EFL Comprehension - Henry the Hedgehog

Having strong reading comprehension skills will also help in other subjects. Students read the text about a hedgehog called Henry and answer the multiple choice questions. This worksheet can be used in any English language class.

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EFL Essentials - Weather Booklet

EFL Essentials - Weather Booklet

This resource makes a great introductory booklet for young readers and is all about weather. It includes 8 pages with sentences and pictures to colour and can be used in any English language class.

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