Handy Pictures Part 1

Handy Pictures is a no-prep activity designed for elementary and pre-intermediate ESL students who would like to start having conversations and practise basic tenses such as present simple, present continuous, be going to, future simple and past simple.

4/18/2022

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Handy Pictures is a no-prep activity designed for elementary and pre-intermediate ESL students who would like to start having conversations and practise basic tenses such as present simple, present continuous, be going to, future simple and past simple

  • real-life content

  • speaking cards, task cards

  • age groups: ALL

  • ESL levels: A2/A2+/B1

  • Speaking

  • Grammar

  • Vocabulary

  • PDF / PNG

  • Part 2 coming soon...

What's included?

  • 30 high-quality, unique speaking cards: 20 ready-to-discuss cards + 10 templates for you or your students

  • 2 versions

    • PNG/PDF - 1 card per page for digital use

    • PDF - 2 cards per page - print in colour recommended

  • Each card consists of

    • a unique picture related to hobbies, travelling, business English, work, etc

    • a set of 4-6 questions about the picture + 1 personal question for the student

    • a vocabulary set - 4 unique words per card

    • a unique background + unique elements such as washi tapes

  • In both A4 and US letter formats

AIMS:

  • to break the language barrier of A2/A2+/B1 learners of English

  • to improve conversational skills

  • to give the feeling of achievement to those students who struggle with conversations

  • to learn new vocabulary

  • to review basic structures such as present simple, present continuous, modal verbs, past simple, going to, future simple, etc

  • to spark your students' creativity by letting them create their own cards

How to use:

  • Use it digitally or print (and laminate) the cards

  • Have a conversation with the student asking them questions from the list

  • Don't be afraid to ask different questions if the conversation allows it!

  • Make sure the students understand the words from the vocabulary box - invite them to use them in the conversation

  • templates: create your own cards or ask your students' to do it!

  • use it also as:

    • homework

    • pairwork

    • a writing activity