Birthdays and asking about age ESL Video Lesson

  • Topic: Birthday and asking about age.
  • Vocabulary:  numbers 1 – 10, old, almost, six, how
  • Grammar:  Ask questions about a person’s age by using the phrases “How old are...?/How old is...?”. This lesson also introduces a non-question word to aid in asking about age. Kids will also use the 1st, 2nd and 3rd person singular with the verb ‘to be’.


Question Word Questions:

  • How old are you, Lisa?
  • How old is Freddie?

Non-question Word Question:

  • Are you five years old?


  • I’m seven. / I am seven. 
  • She’s ten. / She is ten.

1st, 2nd and 3rd-person singular with verb ‘to be’ in the present tense:

  • I am five. (1st person singular)
  • Your are five. (2nd person singular)
  • She is five. (3rd  person singular)