Christmas TabooActivity Time: 15 mins + Materials required: a copy of the printable. Level: Young learners and teens. Printable: Download Christmas Taboo is a simple game you can play in class to revise Christmas vocabulary. The aim of the game is simple; each person takes a card and they must describe the word on the card without saying or using that word or any of the additional words written on that card.
Activity Time: 10 mins Materials required: a copy of the printable Level: Young learners.
Printable: DownloadThis simple quiz can be used to test your classes knowledge of Santa Claus. This quiz can be used in a number of different ways, but I’ve personally had success with putting the class into teams of pairs and using it with The Bomb Game. To add to this quiz, get your students to write one question each about Christmas. You can use this quiz with “bomb” for Smart board or with the printable version.
Conversation questionsActivity Time: 10 mins + Materials required: a copy of the printable Level: Teens and Adults all levels. Printable: Download Over 25 different questions to get the class talking about Christmas.
Christmas Video FactsThis is a great simple activity to practice their reading and writing skills while talking about some unusual facts about Christmas.
Activity Time: 15 mins Materials required: A computer to play the video Level: Teens and Adults Intermediate +
1. First put your class in pairs. Tell them to write the following information on a piece of paper or on their notebooks. Make sure they leave space so they can write information next to these numbers and words.
2. Tell them they are going to watch a video. One person will watch the video and tell their partner about the relevance of the information they have previously written.
3. Play the video twice and then check their answers.