Five Things That…
Five Things That… is a fun warmer which works great with teens and adults but can also be used with young learners. In this activity students have to write five things that the teacher tells them. For example, the teacher might say “write five things that are yellow.” Then, the students write their list of […]
ESL Warmer: Vocabulary Circle
Vocabulary Circle is a simple warmer activity for the beginning of class. This activity is suitable for most ages and all levels. You can start vocabulary circle by first picking a lexical group such as food, animals, jobs, colours etc, or by choosing a part of speech such as noun, verb, adjective or adverbs. If you […]
ESL Writing Prompts with Pictures
In this activity students practice creative writing. The students/teacher selects who, what, where and when. With this information students create a short story based around the information. Activity Time: 20 mins + (Could be used as a quick warmer alternatively.) Materials required: Paper and pencil for each student. Skills practiced: Writing and speaking Level: 5+ Method: […]
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Method: 1. Choose some pictures of objects that are familiar to your students.2. Show a small proportion of the picture. Get the students to guess what the picture might be. 3. Get students to bring their own pictures.
ESL Warmer: What is it?
What is it? is a simple warmer for students. In this activity students are shown a portion of an image and they need to guess what the object/image is. This activity is great for practicing modals of possibility and question forming. Can’t see the video? Click here. Method: 1. Choose some pictures of objects that are familiar […]
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A simple warmer or end of class game that is great for practicing vocabulary.
ESL Stop the Bus
Can’t see the video? Click here A simple warmer or end of class game that is great for practicing vocabulary.