Category Archives: "ESL Speaking Games"

ESL Crazy Sentences

ESL Crazy Sentences

ESL Crazy Sentences is a fun sentence construction game for lower level learners and is suitable to be used with young learners, teens and even adults. Level: Beginners to lower intermediate (A1 – B1) Time: 15 – 20 Minutes Materials: Copy of the printable download (see below) print them on different colour sheets of paper so it is easier […]

ESL talk about the picture

ESL Talk about the Picture

Talk about the Picture  is a great activity to introduce a topic or just as a break from the book to get students talking and practicing English. This activity is also a great warmer at the beginning of class and can be used regularly to improve students’ speaking skills. To start, first find some images […]

Quick Fire Vocabulary is a simple no-prep game to revise vocabulary. In this game students must  explain the meaning of as many words as possible in 1 or 2 minutes. This game is a great game to get students practicing vocabulary with a bit of competition to make it more interesting. This game can be used again and again with students and they are sure to always enjoy it.
Method
1. Give the students small pieces of paper. Tell the students to write down vocabulary that you want them to revise or you can get them to write down nouns etc
2. Students write down the words and put them in a container. Put the class into teams.
3. Set a timer for 2 or 3 minutes or however long you wish. The teams take turns. Students take words from the container and explain them to their team. When the team says the correct word, the next student takes their turn and moves onto the next word. The objective of the game is to explain as many words as possible in the time allowed. Whichever team guesses the most correct words is the winner.

Quick Fire Vocabulary

Quick Fire Vocabulary is a simple no-prep game to revise vocabulary. In this game students must  explain the meaning of as many words as possible in 1 or 2 minutes. This game is a great game to get students practicing vocabulary with a bit of competition to make it more interesting. This game can be used […]