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    ESL Phrasal Verb Game - Copy and Guess

    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 Mime the adverb

    ESL Game: Mime the adverb

    Mime the adverb is a simple and fun no-prep activity to practice adverbs with elementary, intermediate and even advanced students. This game is suited best with teens and adults but could be adapted with young learners. Method First, print out the adverb cards and cut them up. See below for pre-prepared sets of cards for elementary, intermediate […]

    Preposition construction

    Preposition construction is an exciting game that is very effective for teaching prepositions. If properly carried out, it is very rewarding due to a high level of involvement from the learners in the learning process. Activity time: 30 minutes Materials required: Desk, barrier (a large piece of cardboard paper or a light board that can act as a barrier), […]

    “Concentration” is a great way to revise and study vocabulary. This can be a great way to help your students remember spelling and words in a competitive memory challenge. 
    Activity Time: 5 mins +
    Materials required: paper, pencils, list of vocabulary (on whiteboard or flash cards), 
    Skills practiced: Vocabulary and spelling, vocabulary revision
    Level: Young learners
     
    Method
    1. Write words on the board that you want your students to revise or place flashcards of the words.
     
    2. Show the students the words or flashcards and tell them they have one or two minutes to look at the words and remember as many as they can. 
     
    3. When the time is up, students have to write down as many words as they can remember. When they are finished they have to tell you what words they could remember. This is a great game for students to revise vocabulary. 
     
    Optional
    • Put students in pairs or groups. 
    • Get the students to put the words in the correct order.

    ESL Concentration

    Can´t see the video? Click here. “Concentration” is a great way to revise and study vocabulary. This can be a great way to help your students remember spelling and words in a competitive memory challenge.  Activity Time: 5 mins + Materials required: paper, pencils, list of vocabulary (on whiteboard or flash cards),  Skills practiced: Vocabulary and spelling, vocabulary revision Level: Young learners […]