ESL Comic Strips

1 May, 2013

ESL Comic Strips

“ESL Comic Strips” is a great way to get young learners writing in a way thats meaningful to them. This activity can be a fun and creative way to produce English in the classroom. 

Activity Time: 10 mins +
Materials required: Comic strips for each student. 
Skills practiced: Vocabulary, writing and spelling. 
Level: Young learners +


1. Get some cartoon strips with actions and characters that your students like or are familiar with.

2. Remove the text and make copies for the class.

3. Give each student a comic strip and get them to write their own text to the comics. After get the students to share their creations. You can even get them to create their own.


David has been teaching ESL for a number of years across Asia and Europe. He currently lives and works in Seville, Spain where he has been teaching for the past three years. He is currently studying an MA in Digital Technologies, Communication and Education in TESOL.

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