This is a great game to play with large classes
Ideal if you are in Korea.
Make teams according to rows. Tell each row to make a paper fish. You place each fish between the rows. They should all be at the back facing the front. They should also be in the same position. Using the tile on the floor you can line them up at the starting line…
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Make a prop (for this one I used a paper feather) and have Ss pass it around while the T closes their eyes and counts down from 20.
Then the T must find the feather with CCQs: Who, Where, Does, Do?
- attributed to Nelson Beard.
Start with letters / spelling and numbers.
1. Bring a student to the front of the class.
2. "Draw" a number or spell a simple word on their back or the palm of their hand.
3. Ask the student to guess the word or number.
4. Get students in pairs…
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This video is super for teenagers especially. A Life InBTween. Animation that has a lot of really "toally" "completely" fascinating language.
Show the video with or without subtitles. Resources here. Divide up into the four parts and use for 4 different lessons.
One of my all time teaching activities has been the use of Restauraunt ads and up coming events from an English language Newpaper-if not local you will have to make a simple map to help them out.
-first What kinds of food do you like? ^-language and nationalities
OK. Where can I get a fish soup? ^- foods and intro prepositions-places/ locations
Have copies of adds and have them search, underline and highlight…
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I used to play a game called Sentence Auction. Print up money from your home country and give each group of students the same ammount of money. I used to do $1000 in $10 and $20 bills. Then write a bunch of sentences on the board. Some will be correct, some will contain errors.
The beauty of the game is that you can work in what
This video is the BOMB! It is captivating, absorbing, a story par excellence but also SILENT! Yes, silent films are great for getting students to produce language -- and after all is said and done, that most often is the hardest thing to do, getting the students speaking and learning language by just communicating. That is our job, to
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