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ESL Warmer Draw me something

ESL Warmer: Draw me Something

Draw me Something is a simple activity that can be used as a way of starting a lesson on articles but can be adapted for other grammar points such as dependant prepositions. Activity time: 5 minutes Level: teens and adults (A2 +) Skills practiced: Speaking, listening  Materials needed: Pencil and paper for each pair of students. […]

ESL Dice Questions

ESL Dice Questions

Dice Questions is a fun way of getting students to practice question forming. This game requires two dice or you can use our interactive online classroom dice. In pairs, or as a class, students take turns rolling the dice. Each number on the die corresponds to a type of question – ‘who’, ‘what, ‘where’, ‘why’ […]

ESL Game Strange Words

ESL Game: Strange Words

Strange Words is a simple activity that is aimed at intermediate and above students. In this activity students are given unusual and strange words from the English language. In teams,  students must invent a definition for the word. Later, the teams are shown all the definitions plus the actual definition and each team must guess […]

ESL Game_ The ship comes loaded

ESL Game: The Ship Comes Loaded

The Ship Comes Loaded is a simple and challenging game that can be played without preparation. This game is effective for learning and reviewing vocabulary beginning with a certain letter and your students will love it. Activity time: 10 minutes Materials required: None Skills practiced: Vocabulary (beginning with certain letters) Level: All levels Method Ask […]

ESL Game_ Alphabet Portraits

ESL Game: Alphabet Portraits

Alphabet Portraits is a simple game that is great consolidating activity to practice upper and lower case alphabet but is also a great way to build rapport with students in class. In this activity students make pictures of people using only the alphabet to draw them.     Aim: Practice writing the alphabet and build […]