What is Your Daily Routine?

Stefanie Simmons - author of the lesson   Stefanie I June 04, 2022
General English, Speaking Lessons
A1 Beginner
Present Simple
Grammar, Speaking, Vocabulary, Listening
Lesson ID
Lesson Time
45 minutes
What is Your Daily Routine? | Beginning Esl Lesson for Adults

Lesson Overview

Do you have a morning routine? In this lesson, students will discuss daily routines. This lesson features audio of three people describing the different things they do every day. Students will also learn and practice the present simple tense and vocabulary related to the topic. This lesson includes plenty of engaging discussion activities and worksheets that have been developed for adults and teenagers.

Lesson Objectives

  • Grammar: Students will learn to use the present simple tense to describe daily routines, improving their grammar for everyday conversations.

  • Listening: They will improve their listening skills by hearing people describe their daily activities, helping them understand routine descriptions.

  • Speaking: Students will practice talking about their daily routines, using present simple tense to share their own activities and habits.

  • Vocabulary: They will expand their vocabulary with words related to daily routines, enhancing their ability to discuss everyday life.

  • Homework: Students will complete exercises including choosing correct options to describe routines, filling in blanks with prepositions, and selecting appropriate words to complete sentences about daily activities. These tasks reinforce the use of present simple tense and vocabulary related to daily routines.


Listen to the audio about habits and routines. People wake up, eat, go to work, enjoy free time, go home, and go to bed at various times. Some people are strictly business, while others are as free as a bird when it comes to schedules.

Audio Transcript

Vocabulary and Pronunciation

routine [noun]: a usual, fixed, or regular way of doing things
multinational [adjective]: of or relating to more than two nationalities; having divisions in more than two countries
company [noun]: an organization that sells goods or services in order to make money
jogging [noun]: the activity of running at a slow, regular speed as a form of exercise
go out [phrasal verb]: to leave a place to go somewhere else
habit [noun]: something that you do regularly, almost without thinking about it
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