Category: Intermediate

The Cha Cha Slide (Listening and Reading for Low to mid MIddle school)

his is a ridiculously effective listening lesson for low to mid-range students.  3rd grade upper level middle school tends to buck against it though some of them enjoy it.  May be too easy for them.  The two youtube clips are … Read More ....

Spelling game

I use this game with my students to check spelling of vocabulary introduced in the previous lesson.

Divide class in two teams, A and B. Divide the board in the middle. Mark each side of the board for each team.… Read More ....

Disappearing Dialogue

I got this one from EFL Classroom 2.0. There is a ppt you can use to do dialogues which is cool.

Disappearing dialogues is a very much used language teaching technique

1. Elicit and write the dialogue. Or use a Read More ....

Great Projects to Learn English: Create your English Game

Hi, there!,
 

 

Last year, I asked my students to do the following project: CREATE YOUR ENGLISH GAME! It was a hard task, but so REWARDING!!!!!!! Because of that, I’ve just decided to share this interesting useful IDEA with other students Read More ....

Six Steps to Learning a Word

Here is how I help my students learn their vocabulary! It has improved my students’ ability to recognize vocabulary and teaches them a way to learn vocabulary independently! It’s called Six Steps! We do them as an introductory lesson for … Read More ....

Organize your own Music Festival (Future tenses and comperatives/superlatives)

Hi all,

This lesson is ideal for pre/intermediate classes to practice both future tense and comperatives/superlatives.

First start with a quick discussion on music and the Ss’s favourite singers or bands etc.

Then, tell them they’re going to organize their … Read More ....

Song & Dance

This is a fun way to not only to incorporate singing into the lesson, but get the class moving.

  1. Find a section of an unfamiliar song that the students have probably never heard.
  2. Teach lyrics to the class using a
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Create a Country

Level – Elementary and Up

Objective – Depending on the level: Vocab. Building (Demographic Country Terms)

Describing a Country – Find templates here. 

Basic question formation

Procedure – Begin the class by drawing a big map of your country on … Read More ....

Pass the Chicken

RubberChicken

PASS THE CHICKEN!

The prop is the most important element to this game : ) To begin, all students sit in a circle. Select one person to be IT. That person holds the rubber chicken. The teacher or a “caller” … Read More ....

X-mas Gift exchange

First, come to class with some pictures you’ve cut out of a newspaper or magazine. Nice gift ideas. Tell the students it’s Christmas and walk around the class giving items. Stop at a student, handing them the picture and … Read More ....