This is a recipe for any kind of theme. 1. Ask the students, what are the top 10 X (example. Cities in the world – see as youtube video below and here as a gif book) 2. Give students 5 minutes to brainstorm a list in their group. 3. Ask students for their guesses. […]
This video makes a great prediction or writing exercise. Just stop and pause and then students guess what happens next. Loads of possibilities to teach with this. Teachers can download the video on EFL Classroom 2.0 for use offline. Find more videos like this on EFL CLASSROOM 2.0
This is an easy but fun lesson to practice geography, question making and language skills. 1. Choose one student who comes to the front of the class. 2. The student writes in big letters on a piece of paper with marker, a country or place in the world. 3. Students have 10 guesses/questions and after […]
This is a standard game and can be played to practice a variety of language forms (or just for fun!). I use it to practice the difficult “have/has been …” present perfect tense. Put the forms on the board. The …….(s) has / have been ………….. 1. One student is elected and asked to […]
The Feather Game 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.
Everyone loves movies! This is a great idea and a great way to have a very light but powerful lesson. 1. Write some names of movies on the board. Then give students 4 hints about one movie. See if they can guess. Continue until all are off the board. 2. Students have 2 […]
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 […]
Find more videos like this on EFL CLASSROOM 2.0 I am a BIG fan of not only teaching English but teaching thinking skills. We have to do both (and always spice with happiness!). This game really gets students thinking and you’ll be amazed at their creative minds and answers! 1. Practice the song above, “One […]
Students love to talk about celebrities. 1. Put the names of some celebrities on the board. Describe one and the students will guess who it is. Erase that name and continue until all are erased. 2. Give students a blank piece of paper. Give them one minute to write down the name of all the […]
Seat TWO students at the front of the class facing the white/black board with the other students looking on. The two students are both given a chance to answer each question and they are awarded points for correct answers. Sample Questions 1. How many windows / tables / chairs / students are there? 2. What […]
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