Category Archives: "ice breakers for students"

ESL Icebreaker: Tell Us About Yourself

Tell Us About Yourself is a simple first class icebreaker that works well with teens and adults. In Tell Us About Yourself, the teacher passes around a bag of sweets. The teacher tells the students to take as many sweets as they want but not to eat them just yet. Once all the students have […]

ESL Icebreaker Human Bingo

ESL Icebreaker: Human Bingo

Human Bingo is a fun icebreaker activity that is a great class introduction activity for young learners, teens and even adults. In this activity, students are given a bingo card with random statements. Students must go around the room questioning the other students in class to complete their bingo card.   Activity time: 10 – […]

ESL Icebreaker_ Human Spelling

ESL Icebreaker: Human Spelling

Human Spelling is a fun icebreaker activity that is a great class introduction activity for young learners, teens and even adults. In this activity, students are put into teams and given a clue. First they must work out what word the clue is and then spell the word using only their bodies. This activity is […]

ESL Game_ ID Cards

ESL Ice Breaker: ID Cards

ID Cards is a simple ESL introduction/ice breaker game to get students introduced to each other. In this activity students are put into pairs. The teacher gives each student a card with a number of questions. The students must interview each other and fill out their card. Later the students use the information they have […]

ESL Warmer: Numbers in my Life

Numbers in my Life,  is a quick no-prep way to get students talking. In this activity, students choose three numbers that are significant in their lives. After, students try to guess the meaning of a volunteers numbers. If the class cannot guess the significance the student tell the students what those numbers mean to them. This […]