Category Archives: "ESL speaking activity"

    ESL Hobbies Activity

    ESL Hobbies Activity

    ESL Hobbies Activity is a simple activity to encourage students to speak on the topic of hobbies. In this activity, students practice speaking and speculating what the unusual hobbies might be. This activity is great for FCE and CAE students who need to speculate in their speaking exam. It is also great for other levels to […]

    ESL Technology

    ESL Technology is a great way to introduce a unit dealing with the topic of technology etc. Its practices key skills such as reading and speaking. Activity Time: 20 mins + Materials required: slide show, printable handout. Skills practiced: Speaking, reading, speculating, brainstorming Level: Teens and adults. Method In pairs, get students to brainstorm 3 inventions that they think […]

    “Just Say No” is a great game for practicing speaking in the ESL classroom with young learners, teens and up. Great for practicing questions formation or just having fun. Especially great for Trinity exam practice etc
    Activity Time: 10 mins +
    Materials required: A chair
    Skills practiced: Speaking, question formation
    Level: Young learners, teens and adults.

    Method

    1. One student sits in a chair facing the class.
    2. The other students ask the student in the chair questions. The student in the chair must not say “no”.
    3. Get the students to ask “Do you like….” and “Have you ever…” questions.
    4. If the student says “No” then another student takes their place.
    If your students find the game easy, make it more interesting by not letting them say “yes” or “no”.
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    Yes and No Game

    Can’t see the video? Click here “Just Say No” is a great game for practicing speaking in the ESL classroom with young learners, teens and up. Great for practicing questions formation or just having fun. Especially great for Trinity exam practice etc Activity Time: 10 mins + Materials required: A chair Skills practiced: Speaking, question formation Level: Young […]

    Who am I?

    “Who am I?” is a game that is sure to get your ESL students speaking and having fun. This simple activity is easily prepared and is always enjoyed by teen students. This activity is a great addition to units talking about popular culture or a great way to get students interested in speaking.  Activity Time: 10 […]

    ESL Comic Strips

    Can’t see the video? Click here “ESL Comic Strips” is a great way to get young learners writing in a way thats meaningful to them. This activity can be a fun and creative way to produce English in the classroom.  Activity Time: 10 mins + Materials required: Comic strips for each student.  Skills practiced: Vocabulary, writing and spelling.  Level: Young […]