Category Archives: "All levels"

27 Jan, 2013

Grass Skirts

Grass skirts is a great activity to get the class up and out of their seats while still learning and revising their vocabulary. This activity is easy to set up and a great way to make revision fun. This game can be used with all levels. I have used this  game with FCE exam classes […]

13 Jan, 2013

5 Drawing Games

Games like Pictionary are popular games in the classroom. They are simple and easy ways to revise vocabulary and are usually a welcomed break away from the text books. This post will look at some other ways to bring drawing into the classroom in order to practice grammar and vocabulary.  1. Pictionary  Activity Time:  5 minutes […]

7 Jan, 2013

Wordle In The Class

A very happy New Year and a welcome back to you all. 2013 is a new year and I have many fresh ideas to start the term anew. So, what is a Wordle? A Wordle is simply a word cloud that can be great resource to teachers. This post will look at a number of […]

10 Dec, 2012

Quick Fire Vocabulary

This activity is a simple way to practice vocabulary and speaking in the ESL classroom. It’s a very easy and quick game that doesn’t require much preparation before class. This game can be adapted to most levels and age groups.      Activity Time:  10 – 15 mins + Materials required: A bag/box, blank pieces of paper.  […]

2 Dec, 2012

Literal Lyric Video

Everyone has heard of Literal videos, but this week’s post will look at literal lyric videos as a way of developing English Language skills. Click the video to view an example video made by my class.  The concept is very simple. You select a song (preferably related to the current topic the students are studying) […]