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ESL Game Quick Draw
19 Mar, 2019

ESL Game: Quick Draw

Quick Draw is a simple activity to review vocabulary with your students. In this activity students are put in teams. They are then given a fixed amount of time (e.g 2 minutes) to draw as many words as they can. They must have their team say the word before they can move on to the next […]

ESL Warmer Game Name 10
12 Mar, 2019

ESL Warmer: Name 10

Name 10 is a simple warmer/cooler get students focused at the beginning or end of class. In this activity students have to work in pairs or individually and write a list of ten things based on what the teacher says. This activity is particularly useful to practice sets of vocabulary with students  in class.  Activity […]

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 […]