Category Archives: "vocabulary games"

ESL Phrasal Verb Game - Copy and Guess
7 Jun, 2018

ESL Phrasal Verb Game – Copy and Guess

Copy and Guess is a great game which will enhance the communication ability of your students. In this activity, students guess the meaning of a phrasal verb from context. This game is a great way to practice phrasal verbs and is sure to keep students entertained.  Activity time: 20 minutes Materials required: flashcards (with phrasal […]

ESL Game Dictionary Race
15 Feb, 2018

ESL Game Dictionary Race

Dictionary Race is a simple yet versatile ESL game that is great for developing dictionary skills with students. In this activity, the teacher gives students a list of unfamiliar words. These words may be from a text that they are going to read or from a new unit they are about to study. Students work […]

Against the Clock
11 May, 2017

ESL Game: Against the Clock

Against the clock is a simple ESL game that can and can be added a part of your classes’ regular revision routine. Write new vocabulary students cover in class on pieces of paper. Put the pieces of paper in a box or container. Every week, month or during end of unit reviews give one of the […]

 
ESL Crosswords is a simple activity that can be used as a warmer, for revision or as an end of class activity. Its a great way to revise vocabulary and practice spelling etc. 

Method

 
1. On the whiteboard write a word that the students have studied recently. 

 
2. Students in pairs or on their own take turns adding adding words to the main word. They are given points for every word they add. 


3. If students write a word you are revising they get double points! 

2 Oct, 2013

ESL Crosswords

  ESL Crosswords is a simple activity that can be used as a warmer, for revision or as an end of class activity. Its a great way to revise vocabulary and practice spelling etc.  Method   1. On the whiteboard write a word that the students have studied recently.    2. Students in pairs or […]