Month: June 2013

     
     
    ESL Bomb is a great game for vocabulary revision. You can use it with groups of vocabulary and it can be a great addition to your classroom routines. 
     
     
    Method
     
    1. Get a small soft ball and a timer. 
     
    2. Pick a category of vocabulary you would like the students to practice. i.e transportation When the students get the ball they must say a word from the category and then pass the ball to another student. The must not repeat words. 
     
    3. Students continue to pass the ball until the time is up and the bomb explodes! 


    This game is a great way to break up the class and get the students focused on the lesson. 

    ESL Vocabulary Game

        ESL Bomb is a great game for vocabulary revision. You can use it with groups of vocabulary and it can be a great addition to your classroom routines.      Method   1. Get a small soft ball and a timer.    2. Pick a category of vocabulary you would like the students to practice. […]

    ESL Chain is a great game that you can add to your class routines. Its a great game to practice and revise vocabulary and its always really enjoyed by children. 
     
    Method
     
    1. Get a small soft ball and then get students to form a circle. 
     
    2. Students pass the ball and count, say the days of the week, say the months of the year or any other sequence they need to revise. 
     
    3. Only the child who has the ball can speak. 

    ESL Chain

    Can’t see the video? Click here ESL Chain is a great game that you can add to your class routines. Its a great game to practice and revise vocabulary and its always really enjoyed by children.    Method   1. Get a small soft ball and then get students to form a circle.    2. […]

    Fast Finishers Printables

    Fast Finishers Printables are always good to have in mixed ability classes. This post looks at some ways to occupy early finishers, while at the same time, using the time productively. Fast finishers need activities that are both productive and easy to follow as the teacher spends their time with other, weaker students. Always check students’ work […]

    This a great game to practice animals and verbs and can be adapted to practice other key areas for young learners. A great game to practice animal vocabulary and great fun!

    1. A student reads a sentence that includes and animal and an action.
                         e.g “The elephant is eating a banana”
     
        2. The student mines the whole sentence or parts, while the other students guess what the sentence is.
        3. Students take turns miming different sentences.

    ESL Animal Game

    Can’t see the video? Click here This a great game to practice animals and verbs and can be adapted to practice other key areas for young learners. A great game to practice animal vocabulary and great fun! A student reads a sentence that includes and animal and an action.             […]

    Quick Fire Vocabulary is a simple no-prep game to revise vocabulary. In this game students must  explain the meaning of as many words as possible in 1 or 2 minutes. This game is a great game to get students practicing vocabulary with a bit of competition to make it more interesting. This game can be used again and again with students and they are sure to always enjoy it.

    Method

    1. Give the students small pieces of paper. Tell the students to write down vocabulary that you want them to revise or you can get them to write down nouns etc

    2. Students write down the words and put them in a container. Put the class into teams.

    3. Set a timer for 2 or 3 minutes or however long you wish. The teams take turns. Students take words from the container and explain them to their team. When the team says the correct word, the next student takes their turn and moves onto the next word. The objective of the game is to explain as many words as possible in the time allowed. Whichever team guesses the most correct words is the winner.

    Quick Fire Vocabulary

    Quick Fire Vocabulary is a simple no-prep game to revise vocabulary. In this game students must  explain the meaning of as many words as possible in 1 or 2 minutes. This game is a great game to get students practicing vocabulary with a bit of competition to make it more interesting. This game can be used […]