This is a fun follow-up speaking activity for practising superlatives. Make cards with superlative form of personality adjectives. The number of cards depends on the number of the students in the class. Distribute the cards so that each student has one. They should answer the question: ‘Who’s the … student in the class?’ following the […]
This is a nice game to play to practice describing people (an important language skill). Simply put up this photo. or this one. Print it out if you want students to work in pairs / groups. Students take turns describing the faces and others guess who it is . One guess / person so they […]
This is a great way to get students expressing how they feel. Brainstorm together on the board, ways to express how you like or don’t like something. Put in some idioms (It sucks! / Sweet! ). Or the teacher can put up some ways and then ask students how they feel about ……? Students respond. […]
Bring an item that is so unusual that the learners are not likely to recognize what it is. Spend some time eliciting basic descriptions of the item and guesses about what it is and how it’s used. If possible, pass the item around. This is an activity in observation and inference, so don’t answer questions. […]
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