Category Archives: "ESL revision games"

ESL Phrasal Verb Game - Copy and Guess
7 Jun, 2018

ESL Phrasal Verb Game – Copy and Guess

Copy and Guess is a great game which will enhance the communication ability of your students. In this activity, students guess the meaning of a phrasal verb from context. This game is a great way to practice phrasal verbs and is sure to keep students entertained.  Activity time: 20 minutes Materials required: flashcards (with phrasal […]

21 Apr, 2017

5 Revision activities for the classroom

By the time students get to the end of term, their interest in preparing for exams can usually use some help. This post will look at five revision activities for the classroom that can be used to help students revise for exams with some fun and interactive learning activities before they do their exams. Show me the answer! Make revision […]

ESL River is a simple game that can be used to get students out of their chairs and revising vocabulary and listening at the same time. 
 
This game is always enjoyed and is sure to be requested again and again. 
 
Method
 
1. Get students to stand in a line. Make sure they have plenty of space. 
 
2. Pick a category of vocabulary you would like the students to practice. i.e animals. When you say an animal, the students have to jump over “the river”. 

If you say another word from another category and the students jump, the crocodile gets them and they are out. 
 
3. Let the students take control and they call out the words. 

This game can be a great end of class activity. 
25 Sep, 2013

ESL Game River

Can’t see the video? Click here ESL River is a simple game that can be used to get students out of their chairs and revising vocabulary and listening at the same time.    This game is always enjoyed and is sure to be requested again and again.    Method   1. Get students to stand in […]

ESL Word Squares is a great game for young learners, teens and adults. Its a great way to revise vocabulary and a great game for fast finishers or early students.

Activity Time: 10 mins +
Materials required: whiteboard.
Skills practiced: Vocabulary and spelling. 
Level: Young learners, teens and adults. 
Method
1. Draw square on the board with nine boxes. In each box put a letter in each box.

2. Students have to make as many words as they can using the letters in the boxes. They can’t repeat letters.

3. The student with the most words is the winner.

Try in teams or pair, especially with weaker groups.

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15 May, 2013

ESL Word Squares

Can’t see the video? Click here ESL Word Squares is a great game for young learners, teens and adults. Its a great way to revise vocabulary and a great game for fast finishers or early students. Activity Time: 10 mins + Materials required: whiteboard. Skills practiced: Vocabulary and spelling.  Level: Young learners, teens and adults.  Method 1. Draw square on the board […]