What’s This? ESL Video Lesson

  • Topic: What is this?
  • Communication Objectives: To use questions to ask for things those are close by (near) or far away.
  • Language Objectives: To ask about names of things and different supplies in the classroom by using demonstrative pronouns (this/that).
  • Vocabulary:  school supplies in the classroom - pencil, pen, ruler, eraser, paper, book
  • Sentence Structures:
    • What’s this?
    •  It’s a book.
    • What’s that?  
    • It’s an eraser.

    this that

  • Grammar:  this/that – Use demonstrative pronouns to ask about things. Point at things and refer to them in singular form.
  • contractions: Contractions shorten a longer phrase by using an apostrophe. In this lesson, the following contractions are demonstrated:
    • What’s / What is
    • It’s / It is.