It’s easy to count using our fingers! Use this to get students to give advice and list the ways to do something. They can then list on their fingers – 1,2,3,4,5.
How to –
Find a job. Learn more English … Read More ....
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 ....
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 ....
Sequencing is a great, open way to design a lesson task. Students get lots of comprehensible input and listening for detail and it is easy to do, organize.
1. Find a good piece of audio or video with clear steps. … Read More ....
I used to do this with my classes (teacher training) and it always showed up on my teacher evaluations post-course as one of the highlights mentioned by trainees. You can do it too with students.
Play the song … Read More ....
Tasks For Teaching
TBLT (Task Based Language Teaching) is a valid approach and alternative to the traditional Prepare – Practice – Produce style lessons many teachers deliver.
Simply give students a task (preferably transferable to the real world) and let them “have a … Read More ....
Last Things First
One of the problems with teaching is that there is never enough time and things almost always take more time than we’ve planned for in our lessons.
So what happens is that the real important stuff, the activities, the “giving … Read More ....
This Or That Game
This is a super easy game to play. Students vs teacher or in pairs student vs student.
Provide a This or That handout. Choices for students to make about the teacher or their partner. Here is a free one about … Read More ....
This is a very easy technique for making a lesson.
Take any news story or any story. Assign and have students dissect the story and fill in the 5Ws .
Use this easy template – 5ws Graphic Organizer Bingo!
Have … Read More ....
Important Dates Of A Month
This is a real easy idea and especially good for the start of a school year or the beginning of any month or the year.
Provide students with this template and have them research all the important dates for the … Read More ....