Subject: ESL/ELL (English Language Learning)

Lesson Length: 30 - 45 mins

Topic: Greetings and Introductions

Grade Level: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Standards / Framework:

Brief Description: Students will practice formal and informal phrases for greetings, making introductions, polite conversation, and saying goodbye.

Know Before You Start: Students should have prior knowledge of basic introductions and greetings in English.


  • How do you introduce yourself?
  • Role play with students to get them familiar with basic greetings and introductions in English.


  • Have students create a comic with two characters greeting each other and introducing themselves.


  • Have students share their comics aloud with their group.


  • Allow students to use the speech-to-text feature.
  • Allow students to use the voiceover feature to read their comics aloud.
  • Allow students to work with a partner.

  • Have students role play the comics to help reinforce new learning.

  • Provide translation of basic greetings in students' home language.

  • Provide examples and picture cards of basic greetings.


  • Comic to print and display: Comic.