Category Archives: "Exam Class"

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: […]

ESL Speaking Activity Zombie Apocalypse
17 Mar, 2013

Zombie Apocalypse

Zombie Apocalypse is a speaking activity design for teens. Preparing teenagers for exams like the FCE can be difficult. The materials in the book are not always as exciting as you or your students might like. Recently I have tried to make practicing speaking more enjoyable for my students. This is the second of a number […]

3 Mar, 2013

Four Pictures One Word

This week’s game is a simple yet great way to practice English in class while having fun.  This game is suitable for a number of age groups and English levels. In ESL Four Pictures One Word, students view four related pictures and they must guess the word that connects them all. Activity Time:   10 – 15 minutes […]

24 Feb, 2013

FCE Speaking Activities

This post looks at two different FCE speaking activities to practice speaking skills with exam students, but both of these activities can be used with lower level students. These activities are easy to adapt and as such can be used  regularly to practice for Part 2 and 3 of the FCE and CAE exams. Wordle headlines This activity is a […]

7 Jan, 2013

Wordle In The Class

A very happy New Year and a welcome back to you all. 2013 is a new year and I have many fresh ideas to start the term anew. So, what is a Wordle? A Wordle is simply a word cloud that can be great resource to teachers. This post will look at a number of […]