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Alphabet Cards

Simple activity for beginners.   Helps them to learn how to spell basic words.

Download and print out a set of alphabet cards. https://resources.eltbuzz.com/7vm

Call out a word and students spell it using the letter cards.  Get students to challenge each … Read More ....

Human Alphabet

Teaching the alphabet can be fun.

A great activity for YLs – learn the alphabet by making the letters with your body or hand signs. See how these YLs did it.

Use this ELT Buzz presentation.   View all the alphabet Read More ....

Alphabet Organizing

  This is a very simple way to brainstorm and practice    vocabulary. Alphabet organizing!

 

Simply use this handy organizer and get the students to list all the vocab for a certain topic (at the beach, at the restaurant, animals, … Read More ....

Alphabet Chain

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If you are teaching children, you’ll need to put up an alphabet chain above the chalkboard (that’s the perfect place and allows you to use for all kinds of games etc…). 

It is very easy and the BEST by far … Read More ....

Alphabet Organizing – Categories

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Graphic organizers are a great way to help students learn vocabulary or just prepare for the lesson content ahead.

This alphabet organizer is fantastic. Select a category (food, jobs, animals, clothing etc..) and then have students in pairs/groups try to … Read More ....

Brainstorming

Brainstorming is a great, open-ended activity that can be used for many teaching objectives.  Assessing student prior knowledge, consolidation, review or just language enjoyment and fun.

Give students an organizer or blank piece of paper and some short instructions / … Read More ....

A 4 Word Story

Level: Elementary +

Aim: to revise vocabulary or grammar; to practice word order; to practice fluency

Time: 15 minutes or more

Language skills: speaking, writing, reading, listening

Types of learners: auditory, visual

Material: an A5 blank piece … Read More ....

Stop The Bus

This is a great game that is easy to start/finish.

1. Get students in small groups.

2. Select 3 categories. Ex. Food  / Country  /  Verb

3. Select a letter from the alphabet.   Ex. G

4. Students have to write … Read More ....

Body English

Especially for beginners – what I call “Body English” is a great technique. 

Start with letters / spelling and numbers.  

1. Bring a student to the front of the class.  

2. “Draw” a number or spell a simple … Read More ....

Body writing

This idea works well in pairs.  Model in front of the class first.

1. Write numbers or letters on the back of a student/classmate by using your finger.

2. The classmate guesses the number/letter.

3. Make it more advanced. Larger … Read More ....