ESL Noun Activities
Refer back to the soccer ball, glass of water, and phone. Explain to them while holding the soccer ball, “The ball is a noun. Kicking is not," then kick the ball. Wait for your students to stop laughing.
Explain that, “The glass of water is a noun. Drinking is not." Then, drink the water.
Finally, explain that, “The phone is a noun. Calling your mom is not," then call your mom, (dad, sister, aunt, friend, whoever). The kids will really love that.
Download this ESL noun worksheet and hand it out to your students. Go over the first two problems from the worksheet below.
ESL Printable Lessons for Teenagers (Example problems)
Underline the nouns in the sentences.
1. The dog chewed the bone.
2. The truck stopped at the sign.
1. ____________ kicked the _____________ in their ________________.
2. ____________ dropped the _____________.