Month: November 2018

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, […]

6 Nov, 2018

Quiz Question Challenge

Quiz Question Challenge is a simple activity to practice question formation with your students. In this activity students practice question formation by playing a quiz. Instead of asking students questions, the teacher tells students the answer and the students have to guess what the question is. It is best to choose questions based on recent vocabulary […]