ESL Classroom Brain Teasers
Brain Teasers are a fantastic way of engaging students and can work well in the classroom. Brain teasers are puzzles where your students have to think to find a solution to the problem. They require students to often think in unconventional ways and as such can be a fun activity for everyone in the class, […]
This post looks at a simple idea for using English riddles in the ESL classroom. Riddles can be a great way to get to get students talking, introduce a lesson or maybe just to practice speaking. This post will look at one way the riddles below can be used in class with young learners, teens and even […]
ESL Word search
ESL Word search is a great way to get young learners revising vocabulary while having fun. A simple activity to set up and great writing practice to develop motor skills and spelling. Activity Time: 10 mins + Materials required: paper, pencils, ruler, list of vocabulary (on whiteboard or use optional word search template.) Skills practiced: Vocabulary and spelling. Level: Young learners Method 1. Write […]
What Am I?
Riddles can be a great way to practice speaking with ESL students. Riddles are a fantastic way to practice vocabulary and also engage students to think outside the box. This weeks’ game is a simple “What am I?” set of riddles. These riddles are made for young learners. These can also be used with other […]
Zombie Apocalypse is a speaking activity designed for teens. Preparing teenagers for exams like the FCE can be difficult. The materials in the book are not always as exciting as you or your students might like. Recently I have tried to make practicing speaking more enjoyable for my students. This is the second of a number […]