Simple ideas for busy teachers
EFL Teaching Recipes
Simple ideas for teachers to use as classroom lessons
Simple activity for beginners. Helps them to learn how to spell basic words.
Download and print out a set of alphabet cards. https://resources.eltbuzz.com/7vm
Call out a word and students spell it using the letter cards. Get students to challenge each … Read More ....
Write a word on the board. For example “apple”.
Ask students to continue with new words or expressions using the last letters of the previous word.
Ex. apple – learn – ever – very – ryebread – address …..
Pts. … Read More ....
Especially for beginners – what I call “Body English” is a great technique.
Start with letters / spelling and numbers.
1. Bring a student to the front of the class.
2. “Draw” a number or spell a simple … Read More ....
Great activity to revise VOCABULARY from previous classes.
Ask students to think of a word they’ve learned previously. They have to make sure they know how to write it.
Students come to the front of the class and write the … Read More ....
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 ....
This is a fun way to teach English “physically”.
Students spell words on the back of their partner who must guess what they wrote!
Also, do the same thing but this time, they write on the palm of their partner … Read More ....