Picture Dice

This is a wonderful idea. Just go to this site (or make your own) and print out great dice!  Put your own pictures on the dice or have the students draw or use theirs.

Next, students use the picture dice … Read More ....

Don’t say Yes or No…

Different students volunteer to be asked questions. They must avoid saying the words “YES” or “NO” for a given period of time e.g. 1-2 minutes.

This is done by using expressions like: “I do”, “I am”, “that’s true”, “that isn’t … Read More ....

Match ’em up

The teacher prepares -ADHESIVE TYPEWRITER ADDRESS LABELS ( which can be purchased in rolls to stick on the backs of all the students in the class.) or Post It Notes.

Each label contains a real person’s name or the name … Read More ....

Guessing about the Classroom competition

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.

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BLIP

Each student is given a VERB. (See that it is suitable for the level of the class).

In pairs or as a whole class, discover the VERB through QUESTIONS.

The nonsense word “BLIP” should be substituted for the target VERB.… Read More ....

Keeping Youtube videos!

Video is used a lot by teachers. However, sometimes the internet isn’t reliable so you shouldn’t count on it! But no worries, just use Save from net and you can enter the youtube video url/address and it will download the … Read More ....

Unfortunately / Fortunately

Help your students learn to think positively with the game Fortunately-Unfortunately.

One player begins with an unfortunate statement like, “Unfortunately, there is a bat in the car.”

The next player has to counter with something more fortunate like, “Fortunately, I … Read More ....

Alphabet Organizing – Categories

alphabet

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 ....

Jeopardy – student review game

Jeopardy is a great way to review your student learning and to motivate your students. Also a good game for a camp or a class that likes competition.

If you have a computer, use many of the games/templates on EFL Read More ....

Find someone who…

Provide students with a questionnaire like this one:

Find someone who…

1) has travelled to New York. ________

2) has been on TV. ______

3) has met a famous person. ______

etc….

 

The students are supposed to stand up … Read More ....