Month: July 2018

    ESL Game: Eleven

    Eleven  is a fun warmer or cooler for young learners. In this activity students practice counting to eleven. Students sit in a circle and count to eleven with one student saying one number at a time. Whichever student counts eleven is out. The next round starts with the person to the left of the person […]

    ESL Icebreaker: Who’s in Our Room

    Who’s in our room is a simple first class activity for a group of young learners who don’t know each other. This activity is best used with lower level young learners. Students are given a wordsearch puzzle which contains the names of each of the students in class. The names of the students are anagrams […]

    ESL Icebreaker: Deserted Island

    Deserted Island is a simple no-prep first class icebreaker for young learners and teens. In this activity, students imagine they have been trapped on a desert island. They must think of five things that they would take with them if they lived on a deserted island. Encourage students to say what the items are and […]

    ESL Icebreaker: First Class Scavenger Hunt

    First Class Scavenger Hunt is a fun and energetic first class icebreaker that works well with young learners and teens. In this activity each student is given a handout. On the handout there are a number of statements. Students must go around the classroom asking other students if they have ever done the things listed. […]