Mechanical Tools in English – English For Special Purposes Lesson Plan

mechanical tools in English - ESL Lesson plan for ESL teachers and English Lesson for learners

This English lesson is for you if:

English learners
  • You are interested in a special type of vocabulary (mechanical tools).
  • Your English level is above A2.
  • You want to learn English at home.
  • You can learn without the help of a teacher.
ESL/ EFL teachers
  • Your teaching requires focusing on specific vocabulary.
  • You DO NOT necessarily follow the CEFR standards of teaching.
  • You would like to introduce a different voice and pronunciation to your students.

Audio sample:


The package includes:

  • Mechanical tools English Lesson – 9 pages
  • Answer Sheet (.pdf)
  • audio file (.mp3) – female voice
  • mechanical tool flashcards (20 different tools)
  • ReadMe.txt including some ideas on using the flashcards to introduce focus vocab – preferably as a warm-up activity

About the lesson (plan)

  • English Grammar: Imperative Forms (A2)
  • Target Vocabulary: Mechanical tools (specialized vocabulary, not level-related)

Presentation: (pages 2, 3)

    • 1. Connect the words with the definitions.

(mechanical tools need to be connected with their definitions, explaining what the tool is used for)

    • 2. Listen to the text and fill in the blanks.

(How to make a table – targeted vocabulary and grammar)

    • 3. Mark the statements T for true and F for false.

(questions related to the listening comprehension above)

Grammar Box (pages 4)
    • explaining Imperative Forms – giving instructions, making orders, etc.
    • common mistakes pointed out

Practice: (pages 5, 6, 7)

  • 1. Give positive and negative instructions.
  • 2. Crossword. *vocabulary/ spelling exercise.
  • 3. Match the opposites.

Production (page 8) – 3 assignments

  • explain how to use
  • work in pairs
  • reporting

Credits (page 9)

Also available: 20 Mechanical tools flashcards



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