Tag: discussion

Instant Prompts

Teaching a language is both super difficult and super easy. That’s contradictory but if you’ve taught a number of years, I think you’ll also see the logic and sense in that statement.

One of our main jobs is to give … Read More ....

What’s The Trend?

A simple teaching recipe using the website – Storyline.

Students in teams open up the game and play. They must make a graph about the data set provided by the site. Ex. Percent of internet users over time.

Students discuss, … Read More ....

Toilet Paper Game

This activity is used as a “getting to know you”, icebreaker on the first day of class.

1. Teacher takes the toilet paper roll and takes several squares of toilet paper, then hands the roll of toilet paper to a … Read More ....

Finish It Off!

This discussion activity really teaches students to listen to each other.

Start the activity by making statements for the class but “coughing / mumbling or saying “blablabla”. Ex. I went to the &&)))*** last night.  Students ask for clarification using … Read More ....

Book/Movie Discussion

Really simple to do.  Just play a clip of a movie and prepare some discussion questions on powerpoint.

Questions can be simple comprehension or can be more indepth, it’s up to you.  You can put students in pairs, small groups … Read More ....


This small group discussion game is excellent because students talk about their own lives and the other students ask further questions and become really curious.

Use these cards. Model with the whole class by giving selected students cards and … Read More ....