6 Elementary Conversational Expressions and Listening Exercises
February 23rd, 2021
Matching elementary and common conversational expressions and phrases to pictures is a great way of teaching students by giving visual context to language and vocabulary. Audio files are now being included so it provides useful listening practice too.
1 Elementary greeting, introductions and common expressions listening and vocabulary exercise (with answers and audio)
This is a great exercise for a really elementary class. It’s a listening and vocabulary activity. First, the students listen to the audio and write the correct letter on each picture. They audio should be played in a repeated loop until the students get a grasp of the task. Then, as a review and to reinforce the vocabulary, the students write the matching expressions below the pictures. Of course, it’s also possible to the vocabulary matching first and the listening second.
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2 Another elementary greeting introductions listening/speaking and vocabulary exercise (with answers and audio)
5 Elementary expressions for eating and talking about food (with audio and answers)
And here is some essential language used when people are eating, talking about food or going to restaurants. First, listen to the audio and match the items. Then, listen again (and again) and match the vocabulary to the pictures.