What color is this? ESL Video Lesson

  • Topic: What color is this?
  • Communication Objectives: To use learned color words to describe items.
  • Language Objectives: To use colors as a way to describe or ask for items.
  • Vocabulary:  names of colors - red, yellow, blue, black, orange, brown, green, purple, pink. Common words – apple, pear, dog, car, banana, carrot, peach, pen, etc.
  • Sentence Structures:
    • What color is this?
    • It’s red.
    • What color is the apple?
    • It’s a red apple.


  • Grammar: To use the word “What” to ask questions about items, specifically to ask questions about the color of an item. To reinforce the idea of contractions.
    • What …? (question word)
    • What …? (question word)

It’s ... (‘It is’ in a contracted form).