Category Archives: "ESL warmer"

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 […]

ESL Warmer_ Spin the marker
27 Nov, 2018

ESL Warmer: Spin the marker

Spin the marker  is a speaking activity that is a great way to allow free speaking practice in the class. Sometimes students just want a chance to talk and express themselves in an unstructured way and this activity can be a great way to encourage this type of speaking practice. This activity is best used […]

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 […]

ESL Warmer Class Snap
5 Jun, 2018

ESL Warmer: Class Snap

Class Snap is a no prep warmer that helps students get focused before starting class. In this activity, students close their eyes and collectively have to count to 20. The counting starts with the teacher saying ‘1’ and then another students continues and the class counts one person at a time. If two students say a […]

ESL Game Outburst
5 Apr, 2018

ESL Game Outburst

Outburst is a fun vocabulary for young learners and teens. In this activity students brainstorm words on a topic and try and match their ideas to the teachers ideas. This is a great activity at the beginning of a unit, at the end of a unit as revision or as a fun end of class activity. […]