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Full Lesson Plan Linking Sounds

Full Lesson Plan Linking Sounds

This is a full lesson plan for ESL students focused on identifying and pronouncing linking sounds. It includes a dictation activity of part of the Star Spangled Banner with discussion questions, teacher notes on linking sounds, an activity on listening for linking sounds, a pair-work pronunciation activity, a short reading about the history of the US Presidency in which the students identify linking sounds, an application activity using linking sounds, and a follow-up activity using presidential quotes. This lesson is appropriate for adult ESL students at the NRS level advanced or those on the higher end of high intermediate

  • Standards


    5.2.1 Interpret information about US history

    Common European Framework ALTE Can-do 

    (no specific standard) 


  • Activity and Lesson Length

    12 pages; 3 hours

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