6 quick games to play at the end of class. With a couple of minutes left until the end of the lesson, your class might descend into chaos: L1 flying, frantic packing, texting, or worse, students actually queuing in front of the door waiting for you to let them out.
I am talking about both younger and older students here. In this post, I am presenting 6 quick games that will help you finish on a good note and keep your students engaged until the very end. I have tried these games with children, teenagers, and adults, depending on the situation. They are quick, easily adaptable to various topics and levels, and most importantly, require no preparation (other than pasting a link in your browser). You will find 3 online and 3 offline ideas below. Crosswords and word games index.
ESL Classroom Games Billionaire conditional sentences, first, zero, second and third conditionals. ESL Interactive Fun Games Here we have the games carefully laid out for you.
Follow the links to browse the variety of games offered. This is only the directory for interactive games and exercises. Our ESL fun games here include : Snakes and Ladders, Hangman, Spelling games, Wheel of Fortune, TV Games(Betting Game), Mazes, Memory Games, Matching exercises, Sequencing exercises, Picture Quizzes, Catch it and more. These games provide the ultimate fun in practising the following skills: The Maze Game – tekhnologic. Svetlana Kandybovich from ELT-cation and Miguel Míguez from On the same page ELT have both written about mazes in the last few months.
Svetlana wrote the post the a-maze-ing game, in which she describes using a maze as a low-prep activity to practice speaking and vocabulary. Miguel wrote pathways to accuracy, where he uses a maze to map out the lyrics of a song. As the students navigate through the maze, they learn lyrics and grammar structures related to a song. Both very interesting activities. They had me thinking what I could do with mazes, but I left the thought in the back of my mind as a project for another day. 10 PowerPoint Games – tekhnologic.
There are several benefits to using PowerPoint games in the classroom.
They provide an opportunity to model an activity or a game (especially with large classes), they can be fun to play, they are easy to create or edit and they don’t require an internet connection. Since tekhnologic started over two years ago, I have shared several PowerPoint games that I have created. Now, as 2016 draws to a close, I wanted to put together a bumper pack of PowerPoint games to thank everyone who has been following this blog. You’ll find a few some new games as well as some old favorites.
I hope you will enjoy playing them. Game Number 1: Tic-Tac-Toe Download the tic-tac-toe PowerPoint I wrote about playing tic-tac-toe to set discussion goals back in April 2015, but I originally designed the template in Excel. When you open the template, you will see nine numbered squares. Divide your students into two teams. Circles go first. Click on the square once to reveal a circle. Then it’s the crosses turn. Pair Up. Activate Games for Learning American English: Board Games. ESL Countdown - ESL Kids Games : ESL Kids Games.
ESL Countdown is a very popular show in the UK and Ireland.
It is a simple game that is great as a warmer or cooler for the ESL classroom. It’s useful with nearly every level and a great way to get your students writing and practicing spelling. Everyone from young learners to adults can enjoy this simple and fun ESL activity.Activity Time: 5 mins + Materials required: whiteboard and optionally a projector to use the digital version below. Skills practiced: Writing, brainstorming, vocabulary and fluency. Level: All levels Young learners – adultsNote: The clock is set for 30 seconds. Life in the UK - Learn about British Life and Culture - Learn English Online.
Getting-to-know-you Bingo with a Fun Twist. I can’t believe summer is coming to an end and well, here we are again.
Another school year is about to begin and once again, as every year for the past 25, butterflies are beginning to gather in my stomach. It’s a nice sensation and one I welcome ‘cause it means that even after 26 years dedicated to teaching English I still feel like a newbie aiming to impress my students. Now, be honest! Wouldn’t it be nice to start the course with a fun activity? A getting-to-know-your-classmates activity after which, students leave the class with a smile on their face and chatting animatedly with their peers? This is the aim of this fun human bingo ice breaker designed to get students talking to each other about themselves while having a nice laugh. The game is easy to customize, so feel free to edit the cards to include or exclude prompts. 25 Online Games for English Language Learners.
GameZone: Dozens of simple, straightforward games about grammar, spelling, and vocabulary reach out to English language learners at all levels.
Keep in mind, however, that this site is based in the U.K. and follows a different set of linguistic rules than American English.Vocabulary.co.il:This series of vocabulary and games runs the gamut from elementary to high school levels of proficiency. Each is recommended for both native speakers as well as students learning English as a second or third (or more) language.Power Words:PBS’ WordGirl and her simian sidekick Captain Huggy Face do battle against Fair City’s most sinister citizens, but it’s up to players to determine the course of the action. Picking the wrong words means letting the villains follow through with their sneaky plots.LearnEnglish Kids:The British Council presents a suite of super cool games covering different elements of the English language.
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