Unit 4 : Colors – English Lesson


Unit 4: What color is it?


  • To teach ESL/EFL young learners names of colors in English.
  • To enable learners give physical description of things by their color.
  • To introduce contractions – what’s and it’s in this English lesson.
  • Colors are adjectives that describe nouns and are therefore important first steps in learning to describe things in the English language.

Main Lesson Materials & Study Steps

colors video lesson

1st –This cartoon animated video features a short dialogue, followed by vocabulary and sentence breakdown. It is essential for introducing the words, phrases, grammar, spelling and sentences of the lesson in context. Watch repeatedly to master the content. The video plays on any device.

color game

2nd – Then the student plays this fun game after watching the video, to practice the contents of the lesson. The student’s score is recorded in the Learning Management System (LMS). This game can only be played on a PC, not mobile devices.

color test

3rd – Finally the learner takes this test of the unit. The score of this test is captured in the LMS and gives educators an idea of how well their learner is doing. The test opens on any device – mobile & PC.

Worksheets for the Unit

The worksheets below are useful for offline and classroom activities. These printable exercises directly correlate with the above lesson 'Colors'. Every worksheet comes with an answer sheet on the second page for educators.

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Lesson Story:

Freddie is pointing to colors and asking Lisa for the name. He is also asking her about the colors of different things.


Key Sentences:

  • Colors - red, yellow, blue, black, orange, brown, green, purple, pink.
  • Nouns - apple, pear, dog, car, banana, carrot, peach, pen
  • What color is this?
  • It’s red.
  • What color is the apple?
  • It’s a red apple.
  • What color is the banana?
  • It’s a yellow banana.

This lesson is part of the Starter 1 English course for absolute beginners.

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