Lower Intermediate EFL/ESL Lesson Plan (A2) – How Questions – Natural World

A2 Lower Intermediate EFL ESL lesson plan



This English lesson is for you if:

English learners
  • Your English level is a lower intermediate level (A2).
  • You want to learn English at home.
  • You can learn without the help of a teacher.
ESL/EFL teachers
  • You work with lower intermediate level (A2) English learners.
  • You follow the CEFR standards of teaching.
  • You would like to introduce a different voice and pronunciation to your students.

Audio sample:


The package includes:

  • English Lesson for beginners. (.pdf) – 8 pages
  • Answer Sheet (.pdf)
  • audio file (.mp3) – female voice (native British speaker)

About the lesson (plan)

  • Target English Grammar: How + adjectives questions (How long/tall/deep etc. + much/many)
  • Target Vocabulary: Natural world

Presentation: (page 2, 3)

  • 1. Listen to the text and choose a title for each paragraph from the box.
  • Tells the story of Gianna and her dog Dr. Strangelove (Doc) who are going hiking in the mountains.
    (listening + reading comprehension/ focus on target vocabulary.)

  • 2. Mark the statements T for True and F for False.
  • (tests how well the information from exercise 1 was understood)

  • 3. Put the words from the box in the correct category.
  • (Three categories: weather/area/activity. Vocabulary exercise. )

Grammar Box (page 4)
    • Full grammar explanations with graphics.
    • Usage explained and illustrated with suitable examples
    • How + much/ many included. Focus is on how + adjectives

Practice: (pages 5, 6)

  • 1. Make questions for the answers using How long / How high etc.
  • (Vocabulary/ Grammar exercise)

  • 2. Write words with the opposite meaning.
  • (Focus vocabulary exercise.)

  • 3. Read the text and fill in the blanks with the words from the box.
  • (Reading exercise. Targets focus vocabulary. )

Production (classroom activities – page 7) – 3 assignments: pair work, and how + adjective question creation

Credits (page 9)