Category Archives: "esl classroom games"

28 Aug, 2018

ESL Game: Sound Charades

Sound Charades is a super fun game for young learners but could be also used with other levels. This version of charades is played the same as the original but in this version you can only make sounds. Students can either write their own or used the prepared cards. A student from the class selects […]

ESL Game Top Five
21 Jun, 2018

ESL Last Lesson Activity: Top Five

Top Five  is a simple no prep ESL game that is a great way to end your last lesson with students in a fun and competitive way. In this activity, students are put into teams and are given a category. From their category they must guess what might be the top five in that category. […]

19 Jun, 2018

ESL Blankety Blank

Blankety Blank  is a simple end of class speaking activity for teens and adults. This activity works well with intermediate and above levels. In this game students have to guess a word that finishes a sentence and try to have the same answer as other students in the class. If they guess the same word […]

ESL Game Half
4 May, 2017

ESL Game: Half

Half is a simple game to get students thinking by finishing some sentences. With Half,  students can practice listening skills, writing and speaking in one simple no-prep activity that is sure to get them talking. This activity can be used as a simple warmer at the beginning of class or as a fun cooler. You could […]

30 Mar, 2017

Preposition construction

Preposition construction is an exciting game that is very effective for teaching prepositions. If properly carried out, it is very rewarding due to a high level of involvement from the learners in the learning process. Activity time: 30 minutes Materials required: Desk, barrier (a large piece of cardboard paper or a light board that can act as a barrier), […]