Category Archives: "ESL Vocabulary games"

“Concentration” is a great way to revise and study vocabulary. This can be a great way to help your students remember spelling and words in a competitive memory challenge. 
Activity Time: 5 mins +
Materials required: paper, pencils, list of vocabulary (on whiteboard or flash cards), 
Skills practiced: Vocabulary and spelling, vocabulary revision
Level: Young learners
 
Method
1. Write words on the board that you want your students to revise or place flashcards of the words.
 
2. Show the students the words or flashcards and tell them they have one or two minutes to look at the words and remember as many as they can. 
 
3. When the time is up, students have to write down as many words as they can remember. When they are finished they have to tell you what words they could remember. This is a great game for students to revise vocabulary. 
 
Optional
  • Put students in pairs or groups. 
  • Get the students to put the words in the correct order.
28 May, 2013

ESL Concentration

Can´t see the video? Click here. “Concentration” is a great way to revise and study vocabulary. This can be a great way to help your students remember spelling and words in a competitive memory challenge.  Activity Time: 5 mins + Materials required: paper, pencils, list of vocabulary (on whiteboard or flash cards),  Skills practiced: Vocabulary and spelling, vocabulary revision Level: Young learners […]

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 […]