English for Speakers of Other Languages

A. Survival

Level: Newcomer

At the end of this topic, students will be able to...

  • Introduce themselves
  • Greet someone they know well, or that is their own age
  • Share personal information about themselves
  • Ask simple questions

Sample Language Patterns:

  • What’s your name?
  • Hi, my name is.
  • My name is.
  • How are you?
  • How do you do?
  • How old are you?
  • I am ___ years old.
  • Nice to see/meet you.
  • How old are you? I am — years old.
  • Where do you live? I live:
  • Where are you from? I am from:
  • When is your birthday? My birthday
  • What is your phone number? My:
  • What is your address? My address is:
  • Who is your teacher? My teacher is:
  • What grade are you in? I am in —
  • What school do you go to? I go to:
  • Good morning, afternoon, night, etc.