Category Archives: "Ice breakers"

ESL Icebreaker Human Bingo
5 Jul, 2018

ESL Icebreaker: Human Bingo

Human Bingo is a fun icebreaker activity that is a great class introduction activity for young learners, teens and even adults. In this activity, students are given a bingo card with random statements. Students must go around the room questioning the other students in class to complete their bingo card.   Activity time: 10 – […]

ESL Icebreaker_ Human Spelling
3 Jul, 2018

ESL Icebreaker: Human Spelling

Human Spelling is a fun icebreaker activity that is a great class introduction activity for young learners, teens and even adults. In this activity, students are put into teams and given a clue. First they must work out what word the clue is and then spell the word using only their bodies. This activity is […]

ESL Game_ ID Cards
31 May, 2018

ESL Ice Breaker: ID Cards

ID Cards is a simple ESL introduction/ice breaker game to get students introduced to each other. In this activity students are put into pairs. The teacher gives each student a card with a number of questions. The students must interview each other and fill out their card. Later the students use the information they have […]

ESL Speaking Activity Dead or Alive
24 Apr, 2018

ESL Speaking Activity: Dead or Alive

Dead or Alive is a simple speaking activity for teens and adults. In this activity, students think of three people, dead or alive, that they would like to have lunch with. Students first write a list of who they would like to have lunch with and tell the class or their partner why they would like […]

21 Oct, 2012

Magazine Personalities

Magazine Personalities is a great way to get to know your class in your first lesson and also to get them speaking about themselves and their interests. I use this activity with my teen and adult classes and have found that it’s a great way to get them talking. It also gives you a great […]