Unit 5 : Greetings – How are you? ESL Kids Lesson


Unit 5: Greetings – How are you?


  • EFL/ESL young learners will learn to greet people in English and ask about their well-being.
  • In ESL Kids lesson they will also learn to respond to basic greetings.
  • To focus on the question word ‘How’ which is essential for asking for description.

Main Lesson Materials & Study Steps

how-are-you 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.

how are you 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.

how are you 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 'Greetings'. Every worksheet comes with an answer sheet on the second page for educators.

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Lesson Story:

It’s morning in school today and the kids are just arriving. Lisa bumps into Sally on the school corridor on their way to class and greet each other. Freddie also walks into Bob and they both exchange greetings before class.


Key Sentences:

  • good
  • morning
  • how
  • you
  • fine
  • thanks
  • today
  • Good morning, Lisa.
  • Good morning, Sally.
  • How are you today?
  • I'm fine, thanks.
  • Good morning, Bob.
  • Good morning, Freddie.
  • How are you today, Bob?

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

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