Category Archives: "vocabulary"

    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 […]

    Stop The Bus

    Stop The Bus is a simple and fun vocabulary game for any level or age group. This game will quickly become one of those regularly requested games in class. Activity Time:  5 – 10 mins +Materials required: A piece of paper for each team to write on. Skills practiced: Vocabulary revision, brainstorming and quick thinking. Level: All levels (Young learners, teens and […]

    Grass Skirts

    Grass skirts is a great activity to get the class up and out of their seats while still learning and revising their vocabulary. This activity is easy to set up and a great way to make revision fun. This game can be used with all levels. I have used this  game with FCE exam classes […]

    5 Drawing Games

    Games like Pictionary are popular games in the classroom. They are simple and easy ways to revise vocabulary and are usually a welcomed break away from the text books. This post will look at some other ways to bring drawing into the classroom in order to practice grammar and vocabulary.  1. Pictionary  Activity Time:  5 minutes […]

    Quick Fire Vocabulary

    This activity is a simple way to practice vocabulary and speaking in the ESL classroom. It’s a very easy and quick game that doesn’t require much preparation before class. This game can be adapted to most levels and age groups.      Activity Time:  10 – 15 mins + Materials required: A bag/box, blank pieces of paper.  […]