Year: 2018

11 Dec, 2018

ESL Christmas Game: Stop Santa’s Sleigh

Stop Santa’s Sleigh is a simple festive activity that works well with teens and even adults. In this activity students play in pairs. The teach gives students a category such as ‘Name three Christmas traditions” and then the students have to write three Christmas traditions and then say ‘Stop Santa’s Sleigh’  are the winner of […]

ESL Tongue Twister Race
4 Dec, 2018

ESL Tongue Twister Race

Tongue Twister Race is a fun activity for young learners. In this activity you need to choose a tongue twister. It’s best to choose a tongue twister that practices words your students have difficulty with. You can find a list of tongue twisters here to practice with your students.  To play, first students practice a tongue […]

ESL Warmer_ Spin the marker
27 Nov, 2018

ESL Warmer: Spin the marker

Spin the marker  is a speaking activity that is a great way to allow free speaking practice in the class. Sometimes students just want a chance to talk and express themselves in an unstructured way and this activity can be a great way to encourage this type of speaking practice. This activity is best used […]

esl game pass the marker
20 Nov, 2018

ESL Game: Pass the Marker

Pass the marker is a fun activity that just requires a marker and a whiteboard. In this activity, students form two lines in front of the board. Starting from the back of the line the first students say a word and then the next student. The student last in the line must repeat all the words […]

ESL Classroom Brain Teasers
13 Nov, 2018

ESL Classroom Brain Teasers

Brain Teasers are a fantastic way of engaging students and can work well in the classroom. Brain teasers are puzzles where your students have to think to find a solution to the problem. They require students to often think in unconventional ways and as such can be a fun activity for everyone in the class, […]