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ESL/EFL Exercises for Beginners & Elementary

Updated on February 28, 2015

These ESL/EFL exercises for beginners and elementary levels will help you teach some of the core skills that are associated with language learning.

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A - Cross Out the Verb That Does Not Match the Phrase

Example: Find your keys / find a job / find swimming.

  1. Do sport / do exercise / do money.
  2. Have children / have 12 years old / have lunch.
  3. Speak England / speak Chinese / speak Russian.
  4. Listen to the radio / listen to music / listen a news.
  5. Go house / go to the cinema / go to the beach.
  6. Play tennis / play martial arts / play the piano.
  7. Stay at a sea / stay at a hotel / stay at a campsite.
  8. Get an email / get a job / get early.
  9. Like cats / like old / like movies.
  10. Make homework / make breakfast / make coffee.



B - Make Sentences

Example: play an instrument (She -)

She doesn’t play an instrument

  1. like coffee (They +)
  2. speak Arabic (he?)
  3. walk every day (she?)
  4. usually have dinner (They -)
  5. live in a city (you +)
  6. drive a fast car (you ?)
  7. eat fruit and vegetables (we +)
  8. want to read this book (you -)
  9. hungry (it -)
  10. what time arrive (she?)



C - Correct the errors in the following sentences:

Example:

We doesn’t drink cola – We don’t drink cola.


  1. A) Is this you’re coat? B) Yes, it is.
  2. She’s from German.
  3. A) Hi, I’m Tom. B) Nice too meet you Tom.
  4. Ten, twenty, thirty, fourteen, fifty.
  5. A) What's your name? B) I’m Jessica.
  6. He has a daghter and a son.
  7. My wife is called Michael.
  8. She don’t eat meat.
  9. You have a nice bags.
  10. Shes from Turkey.
  11. Look at those reds cars.
  12. Annes brother is in England.
  13. This is your pen?
  14. What do you does?
  15. He walk to school every day.
  16. Do you eat vegetables? B) Yes, I don’t.
  17. There are a brown cat.
  18. She have 2 children.
  19. I have never breakfast.
  20. Do you like she?



Vocabulary Questions ESL

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D - Reorder the Words to make sentences

Example:

dog? Where the is – Where is the dog?


  1. you Do to radio? the listen
  2. don’t I homework. Like
  3. are Where from? They
  4. gets She up always early.
  5. can’t to come class He tomorrow.
  6. time we do What work?
  7. play saxophone drums. and They
  8. park You can’t here.
  9. is a She nurse.
  10. am I police officer. a
  11. I eat never cheese.
  12. 42 years My sister is old.
  13. don’t like They sport.
  14. is that man? Who
  15. want to go to France. I



Vocabulary Section

Word
Write the Opposite Word
Girl
 
Men
 
Children
 
Boyfriend
 
Old
 
Fast
 
Expensive
 
Big
 
Tall
 
Bad
 
Women
 

ESL Exercise for Beginners & Elementary

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F - Insert the Correct Question word

When (x 1) Where (x 2) What (x 2) How (x 2) Who (x 1)

  1. _________ are you from?

  2. _________ is your sister’s name?

  3. _________ old are you?

  4. _________ do you live?

  5. _________ many brothers and sisters do you have?

  6. _________ do you study?

  7. _________ is that girl in the video?

  8. _________ do you do your homework?


G - Name:

2 fruits

2 vegetables

2 family members

2 meats

2 drinks

2 colours

2 adjectives

2 classroom objects

2 jobs

2 things in a city

2 things in the countryside

Speaking

Now put the conversation into the correct order

Conversation 1

Hello Martin. How are you?

Nice to see you too.

Goodbye.

I'm fine thanks. And you?

Nice to see you.

I'm fine too.

Ciao.


Conversation 2

Sorry, could you repeat that, please?

It's O-L-I-V-I-A.

Nice to meet you too.

Good morning. I'm Franco. What's your name?

My name's Olivia.

Yes, my name is Olivia.

Nice to meet you Olivia.

How do you spell that?


Answers - D

  1. Do you listen to the radio?
  2. I don’t like homework.
  3. Where are they from?
  4. She always gets up early.
  5. He can’t come to class tomorrow.
  6. What time do we work?
  7. They play saxophone and drums.
  8. You can’t park here.
  9. She is a nurse.
  10. I am a police officer.
  11. I never eat cheese.
  12. My sister is 42 years old.
  13. They don’t like sport.
  14. Who is that man?
  15. I want to go to France.

Vocabulary Answers - E

  1. Boy
  2. Women
  3. Child
  4. Girlfriend
  5. Young
  6. Slow
  7. Cheap
  8. Small
  9. Short
  10. Good
  11. Woman

Answers - F

  1. Where
  2. What
  3. How
  4. Where
  5. How
  6. What
  7. Who
  8. When

Answer – G

Possible Answers:

  • Apple, orange, grapes.
  • Tomatoes, potatoes, onions.
  • Mother, aunt, son.
  • Chicken, beef, pork.
  • Water, tea, coffee.
  • Pink, red, yellow.
  • Nice, big, sad.
  • Board, clock, pictures.
  • Nurse, police officer, actor.
  • Bank, bridge, bus stop.
  • Cows, trees, fields.

Answers

Answers - A

  1. Money
  2. 12 years old
  3. England
  4. A news
  5. House
  6. Martial arts
  7. At a sea
  8. Get early
  9. Old
  10. Homework

Answers - B

  1. They like coffee.
  2. Does he speak Arabic?
  3. Does she walk every day?
  4. They don’t usually have dinner.
  5. You live in a city.
  6. Do you drive a fast car?
  7. We eat fruit and vegetables.
  8. You don’t want to read this book.
  9. Is it hungry?
  10. What time does she arrive?


Answers - C

  1. Is this your coat?
  2. She’s from Germany.
  3. Nice to meet you.
  4. Ten, twenty, thirty, forty, fifty.
  5. What’s your name?
  6. He has a daughter and a son.
  7. My husband is called Michael.
  8. She doesn’t eat meat.
  9. You have a nice bag / You have nice bags.
  10. She’s from Turkey.
  11. Look at those red cars.
  12. Anne’s brother is from England.
  13. Is this your pen?
  14. What do you do?
  15. He walks to school every day.
  16. Do you eat vegetables? No, I don’t.
  17. There is a brown cat.
  18. She has two children.
  19. I never have breakfast.
  20. Do you like her?


Speaking

Conversation 1

Hello Martin. How are you?

I'm fine thanks. And you?

I'm fine too.

Nice to see you.

Nice to see you too.

Goodbye.

Ciao.

Conversation 2

Good morning. I'm Franco. What's your name?

My name's Olivia.

Sorry, could you repeat that, please?

Yes, my name is Olivia.

How do you spell that?

It's O-L-I-V-I-A.

Nice to meet you Olivia.

Nice to meet you too.


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