ESL Vocabulary Activity: Is that Sentence Correct?

An ESL Vocabulary Activity: Is that Sentence Correct? Skills: Listening/Speaking/Writing Time: 10-20 minutes Age: 10+ Materials: Blank paper, vocabulary words Is that Sentence Correct is a fun ESL vocabulary activity that is a sneaky way to get your students to make grammatically correct sentences using the target vocabulary. Start off by giving each student a different vocabulary word. It should …

Top 5 ESL Speaking Activities for Kids

Top 5 ESL Speaking Activities for Kids If you’re looking for some fun, engaging and interesting ESL speaking activities for kids, you’ve come to the right place. Here are my top five ESL speaking activities and games that are guaranteed to get your students talking, enjoying your classes and most importantly improving their English skills. Here are the 5 ESL …

ESL Speaking Activities: For Kids (7+)

39 ESL Speaking Activities for Kids If you teach kids from the ages of 7-12, then you’ll need lots of ESL speaking activities and games to keep them engaged, active, having fun and most importantly, learning English! But, it’s not easy to keep coming up with fresh, new ideas that will keep them entertained. Kids have very short attention spans …

ESL Icebreakers: Teenagers + Adults

39 ESL Icebreakers: For Teenagers and Adults Maybe you’re kind of like me and always dread the beginning of the new semester. Sure, it’s fun getting to know your students, but it’s often just so awkward when the students don’t know each other, or you. This is especially true in a place like Korea where students are often naturally shy …

ESL Warm Ups for Kids

ESL Warm Ups for Kids If you want to get your classes started off on the right foot, the book you’ll need is 39 ESL Warm Ups: For Kids (7+). It’s a reality that most of your students will not have even given English a second thought since you saw them the last time in class. To start right into your …

ESL Vocabulary Activities for Adults

ESL Vocabulary Activities for Adults If you want to make vocabulary memorable and fun for your students, be sure to try out these top 5 ESL vocabulary activities for adults. They’re guaranteed to take teaching vocab from the normally tedious to fun, engaging and awesome. Concentration Memory Game: This is a classic ESL vocabulary activity that works well if you …

The Monster Pack: My Favourite ESL Resource Book

Hobbies, Sports, Family: You are Dead to Me! I quite rarely use other people’s material in my own classes, and I actually prefer to not really use textbooks. I like to design my own games and activities because I find that the students are more engaged and interested in learning English when I’m not using the same old, tired topics …

Flyswatter: ESL Vocabulary Game for Kids

Flyswatter: An ESL Vocabulary Game for Kids Skills: Listening/Reading Time: 5-10 minutes Age: 7+ Materials: Whiteboard, 2 flyswatters Flyswatter is a fun ESL vocabulary game for kids that can really energize your class at the end of a long day or semester. It makes an excellent way to review any new vocabulary that you’ve taught or as a warm-up at the …

39 ESL Speaking Activities for Teenagers and Adults

We all Get Stuck in a Rut Sometimes Even experienced ESL teachers get stuck in a rut sometimes. We’ve all been there! But, it’s time to find some fresh ideas! Whether you’re a first-time ESL/EFL/TEFL teacher, an experienced but overwhelmed instructor, or an instructor without a textbook, you need more speaking activities and games for your conversion or speaking classes. If …

Top 5 ESL Games for Adults

Top 5 ESL Games for Adults If you’re looking for some ESL games for adults, you’ve come to the right place! I have my top five ESL games for adults that are guaranteed to have your students learning English while having some fun and friendly competition at the same time. It’s lesson planning made easy! Apples to Apples: This is …