Category Archives: "ESL Teens"

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 […]

9 Oct, 2018

ESL Warmer: Nice and Nasty

Nice and nasty is a simple warmer to get students chatting about their preferences. This activity works well as an icebreaker on the first day of class but can also be used as a warmer at the beginning of class. In this activity, the teacher read out a list of different things. The students must listen […]

2 Oct, 2018

ESL Speaking Activity: Positive, Negative and Interesting

Positive, Negative and Interesting is a quick speaking activity that works well with adults and teens. In this activity, the teacher tells the students an idea. The students then analyse the idea by discussing the positive, negative and interesting aspects of the idea. This activity is a great way to get students to think creatively […]

ESL Game 3 Minute Discussions
8 May, 2018

ESL Game: 3 Minute Discussions

3 Minute Discussions is a speaking activity which works well with lower-intermediate teens and adults. This activity is a great way to practice part 4 speaking with PET students or just to practice expressing and giving opinions of different topics. Level: Teens and adults Lower Intermediate + (B1 +) Time: 10 – 20 minutes Learning Objective: […]

22 Mar, 2018

Five Things That…

Five Things That… is a fun warmer which works great with teens and adults but can also be used with young learners. In this activity students have to write five things that the teacher tells them. For example, the teacher might say “write five things that are yellow.” Then, the students write their list of […]