Category: False Beginner
Who Is It – Celebrities.
A fun game to practice description and talking about people and their lives is the celebrity guessing game.
Get a photo collage of many celebrities. A student starts talking about one celebrity and others must then guess who it is. … Read More ....
Guess The Price
Bringing reality into the classroom is so important. Language is something we use in the real world and so it is incumbent that teachers link their lessons to actual use in the wider world.
One nice example is a – … Read More ....
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 ....
This is helpful for learners with lower language levels who are struggling with the auxiliary verb system (be, do and have).
I give learners a piece of paper or mini-whiteboard with one word of a short sentence. They … Read More ....
Around The World
This is very much like the famous quiz game, Golden Bell. Play until one student standing who can then challenge the teacher.
Students stand in a line. The first two in the line face off. The teacher shows a … Read More ....
Top 10 Guessing
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 … 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 ....
Mr. Has Been
I have used this recipe to hilarious effect over my teaching years. Always a winner!
It focuses on the present perfect continuous tense and gets students practicing this form/conjugations.
Come to class dressed up kind of looking like Mr. Bean. … Read More ....
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 ....
This is an excellent video to study places in a house.
As the video plays, you can have students note the places in the house. Check by replaying. Ask the students how the place has changed, what was happening in … Read More ....