Ghost Story

Rob - author of the lesson plan   Rob I November 17, 2021
General English, Speaking Lessons
C1 Advanced
Narrative Tenses
Grammar, Speaking, Vocabulary
Lesson ID
Lesson Time
45 minutes
ESL lesson plan for an online class titled “Ghost Story”.

Lesson Overview

Do you believe in ghosts? In this lesson, students will discuss ghost encounters and other frightening situations. This lesson features a text of a scary ghost story. Students will learn and practice narrative tenses and vocabulary relating to this topic. The lesson includes plenty of engaging discussion activities and worksheets that have been developed for adult and teenage learners.

Lesson Objectives

  • To discuss ghost encounters and other frightening situations

  • To learn and review narrative tenses

  • To develop speaking and listening skills

  • To learn and use new vocabulary relating to the topic

Ghost Story

Vocabulary and Pronunciation

storage room [noun]: a room for keeping things that are not being used
haunt [verb]: to appear somewhere or to someone in the form of a ghost
creep out [phrasal verb]: to make somebody shiver with fear; to scare
basement [noun]: part of a building that is below the level of the first floor
creepy [adjective]: causing an unpleasant feeling of fear or unease
shiver [verb]: to shake slightly and quickly because of feeling cold, ill, or frightened
spooky [adjective]: sinister or ghostly in a way that causes fear and unease
cobweb [noun]: a structure of threads made by a spider, especially when the threads are covered with dust
creak [verb]: to produce a high-pitched noise, usually caused by a stiff material, such as wood or metal, rubbing against another material when it is made to move slightly
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