Simple ideas for busy teachers
EFL Teaching Recipes
Simple ideas for teachers to use as classroom lessons
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 game is also known as 7 up.
Select 4-5 students and give them a flashcard/picture.
All other students put their heads down and one thumb up. The other students go around the classroom and gently squeeze one student’s thumb. … Read More ....
If you are teaching children, you’ll need to put up an alphabet chain above the chalkboard (that’s the perfect place and allows you to use for all kinds of games etc…).
It is very easy and the BEST by far … Read More ....
This is a very basic everyday lesson starter and icebreaker.
A learner brings an item from home and talks about it in front of the group.
Give learners enough advance notice to prepare and remind them again before their turn. … Read More ....
Get them to play zap! Loads of fun and once they know how to play, you just sit back and relax.
Get them in a circle standing. One student starts in the middle. The student in the middle is the … Read More ....