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Juega a Monkey Puzzles. Try these 8 classic board games in class ‹ EF Teacher Zone. Board games evoke memories of camping trips, power outages spent by candlelight at the kitchen table, and weekends with the grandparents.

Try these 8 classic board games in class ‹ EF Teacher Zone

In short, they’re synonymous with good times with family and friends. However, despite all the happy memories they elicit, most of us forget to play board games in our daily lives—not to mention in class. Let’s change that! These little guys are an extremely valuable tool in your teacher toolkit. Súper plantilla para fabricar tu propio Trivial Pursuit en PDF + Tablero.

Question Matrix Activity. I ‘created’ an activity for my health classes this week that came from me being inspired by a number of resources that I had seen from my PLN over the past year or so.

Question Matrix Activity

It was an interesting activity for me to trace the origins of this idea. Whenever I see something useful on Twitter I pin it to my growing number of Pinterest boards using the Chrome Pinterest save button. Hogwarts' Sorting Ceremony (Adjectives of Personality)

In this lesson, students will learn several adjectives of personality using Hogwarts' Houses and the Sorting Ceremony as background. Kids and specially Potterhead kids will love this! It includes a warm-up hangman-like activity, an explanation of Hogwarts' Houses so students can guess the meaning of the adjectives, a fill-in-the-gaps activity about the Sorting Ceremony and finally, a Mix and Mingle activity that will encourage them to practice their speaking. – charquis

"You're Lying": a Game to Practise Present Perfect Simple and Past Simple. Today I’m really happy to introduce a guest writer to you.

"You're Lying": a Game to Practise Present Perfect Simple and Past Simple

The Liar: a Present Perfect Continuous Game. This week is not supposed to be a game week.

The Liar: a Present Perfect Continuous Game.

I can feel the “exam cloud” starting to creep up on me. Yes, exams are just two weeks away and I should probably be dedicating the whole lesson to revising. And I‘ll do it. I promise. The language of playing games – elteachertrainer. Like many teachers, I use games in the classroom.

The language of playing games – elteachertrainer

It might be something quite basic like a quiz game or a game to review to some vocabulary. Sometimes it’s a more involved game based around the idea of a board game. Taboo para B2 ... sigamos diver-aprendiendoB2 Taboo let's keep on fun-learning - We Love English. ¿Aburrido de aprender vocabulario?

Taboo para B2 ... sigamos diver-aprendiendoB2 Taboo let's keep on fun-learning - We Love English

Ahora con el nuevo Taboo para B2 todo será diferente. En Kids Love English, intentamos buscar siempre formas divertidas y novedosas para continuar aprendiendo con nuestros chicos. Hace un tiempo os contábamos por twitter que estábamos realizando un Taboo para practicar el vocabulario pertinente al First Certificate of English (B2).

En este tiempo hemos ido avanzando, y tras algunas pruebas podemos compartir con vosotros los dos primeros “sets” de este divertido juego. Boring of learning vocabulary? Try now the new Taboo Game for B2 and you will change your mind. At Kids Love English, we always try to look for fun ways of learning to keep on learning with our kids. During this time, we have gone forward, and after some tests we are glad to share with you the 2 first sets of the game. Bingo – keep it simple activities. Here’s a minimal preparation activity that focuses on identifying language chunks in songs.

bingo – keep it simple activities

The only thing that is required from you is to choose a song that you want to play in class and select a few key words from the song (about 15 is a good number) that you will be writing on the board or dictating to the students. Here’s an example from a song that works really well with this type of exploitation, Bruno Mars’ Count on Me. I created a poster containing most words from the song (but if you want to spare yourself from the trouble of creating a word poster on the Internet, you may as well write the words on the board or dictate them). In class, ask students to pick any five words from the poster (except the words in the title) and list them on a piece of paper with dotted lines right before and after. For instance: Easy-to-use Online Vocabulary Games Generator.

The following list is yet another excellent resources for ESL/EFL teachers that will surely increase student engagement in the class.

Easy-to-use Online Vocabulary Games Generator

Hot seat. NICE TO MEET YOU! (Find someone who...) Definitions - Get rid of it. Paper Plate & Spinner Literacy Games - Teach Me Mommy. Vocabulary Game: Pass The Bomb. This vocabulary game has been one of my students’ favourite for some time now.

Vocabulary Game: Pass The Bomb

It is based on the popular word game Pass the Bomb. It helps with spelling and broadens students’ vocabulary in an entertaining way. I often use this vocabulary game with FCE, CAE, and upper-intermediate students. It is a great way to either start or finish the lesson. The Game. 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.

6 quick games to play at the end of class

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. Quick online games 1. Select the option LETTERS. 2. Loved by both kids and adults. 3. This is probably one of my favourite BC games. 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. 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. 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! 25 Online Games for English Language Learners. Dominoes: words and pictures (1)