The Top 100 Videos For ELT

It’s the Youtube generation we’re teaching!  Here is our recommended “best” 100 Youtube videos for teaching English.

Get the full list on EFL Classroom 2.0 + resources to download and use to teach with each video!  Click the image below … Read More ....

Comparing 2 things

Many teachers use a Venn Diagram for comparing 2 things (items, events, ideas, movies, books, etc …) Get a list of things to compare here.

I like this simple organizer I designed. A little clearer and structured.

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Never gonna give you up …

A simple idea for students to practice “gonna”.

Play the iconic video Never Gonna Give You Up. Students simply check the things Rick is never gonna do.

Or don’t use the checklist at first, just let them listen and take … Read More ....

Action Man – Describe The Action

Students simply describe what Action Man is doing. Pause and then have students describe the stunt. They’ll love the challenge!

Download and view the video HERE

actionman

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Alexa Says …

A very simple recipe. Play this video (or any video of Alexa commands) and pause after the command. Get students to guess what Alexa will reply.  Simple, beautiful and fun lesson!  Maybe even bring Alexa to class to!

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Research A Famous Person

This is a simple activity but very student centered with lots of speaking practice.

  1. get students researching a famous person using the attached template. Research A Famous Person PDF
  2. students present the info. about their famous person.
  3. ask and answer
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Board Race

A classic.

Board Race is a fun game that is used for revising vocabulary, whether it be words from the lesson you’ve just taught or words from a lesson you taught last week. It can also be used at the … Read More ....

Scavenger Hunt

In small groups, students have a list of 34 common items that they will have to collect in a given amount of time. To do this, they will need to ask other students in class if they can borrow an … Read More ....

Class “Chain” activity

This idea can be used for any category to see who in the class likes X or Y. Here’s an example using pop groups.

Brainstorm some of the student’s favorite pop groups.

Write them on the board along with ways … Read More ....

Winners and Losers

As a warm up today I passed out playing cards to my 34 5th graders (face down on desk).

I had them place the cards on their foreheads without looking. I cautioned them that they were NOT to indicate (with … Read More ....