Month: September 2013

    ESL Technology

    ESL Technology is a great way to introduce a unit dealing with the topic of technology etc. Its practices key skills such as reading and speaking. Activity Time: 20 mins + Materials required: slide show, printable handout. Skills practiced: Speaking, reading, speculating, brainstorming Level: Teens and adults. Method In pairs, get students to brainstorm 3 inventions that they think […]

    ESL River is a simple game that can be used to get students out of their chairs and revising vocabulary and listening at the same time. 
     
    This game is always enjoyed and is sure to be requested again and again. 
     
    Method
     
    1. Get students to stand in a line. Make sure they have plenty of space. 
     
    2. Pick a category of vocabulary you would like the students to practice. i.e animals. When you say an animal, the students have to jump over “the river”. 

    If you say another word from another category and the students jump, the crocodile gets them and they are out. 
     
    3. Let the students take control and they call out the words. 

    This game can be a great end of class activity. 

    ESL Game River

    Can’t see the video? Click here ESL River is a simple game that can be used to get students out of their chairs and revising vocabulary and listening at the same time.    This game is always enjoyed and is sure to be requested again and again.    Method   1. Get students to stand in […]

    First Class Ice Breaker

    First Class Ice Breaker is a simple activity to get classes off to the right start. The summer holidays are over and the first class is just around the corner. Although it feels like you have forgotten how to teach, don’t panic! This first post of the new school year has a simple activity to get […]