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Games & Activities for the ESL/EFL Classroom - Page 5. Games and Activities for the English as a Second Language Classroom Page 5 Return to

Games & Activities for the ESL/EFL Classroom - Page 5

Intonation Fun Level: Medium Use this activity to underline the importance of intonation when your students, as they often do, talk like robots. 'Hello' to a friend to a friend you haven't seen for 3 years to a neighbour that you don't like to a 6 month old baby to someone you have just found doing something they shouldn't to someone on the phone when you're not sure if they are still on the other end 'Goodbye' to a member of your family as they are going through the boarding gate at the airport to someone who has been annoying you to a child starting his very first day at school 'How are you? ' 360 FREE Warmers, Ice-Breakers and Fillers For The ESL Classroom.

Planning a lesson is no easy task, especially if you're about to introduce a difficult topic.

360 FREE Warmers, Ice-Breakers and Fillers For The ESL Classroom

Sometimes, you need a little bit of something extra to really make your lesson flow. For this reason, ESL teachers usually use warmers and fillers. Warmers are used in lessons to ease the students into the topic you're going to present. Along the same lines, fillers are used to reinforce topics or follow up with extra practice for students. has 363 warmer and filler worksheets to make your lesson run smoothly without skipping a beat. The beauty of using warmers and fillers is that very little planning goes into using them. These warmer and filler worksheets can be used in several ways. Another great feature of these warmer/filler worksheets is that most can be used for all levels. Don’t worry about registering or subscribing, since all worksheets on are free to download, and there's no limit to how many you can download! Fillers And Warmers.

Warmers Fillers Icebreakers for EFL Classrooms. Teenagers: Warmers. 5 Warmers Every TEFL Teacher Should Know. Starting a lesson with a simple, fun speaking activity creates a great buzz that will last for the whole class.

5 Warmers Every TEFL Teacher Should Know

When your students arrive, they may not have spoken a single word of English for a week, and so they’ll probably be nervous. Your job is to make them relaxed and comfortable speaking English again in a positive environment; and a great way to achieve this is by planning an effective warmer. If you’re a bit stuck on how to start your lesson then don’t worry, we’ve come up with a list of 5 warmers every TEFL teachers should know – yourself included! Rules of thumb for a great warmer: • Get students talking to students in pairs, in groups, or mingling. . • Make sure the language is familiar – we’re not teaching anything new here! • Don’t correct students as it will inhibit them • Think of ways to include physical movement • Make it fun!

Here are 5 warmers every TEFL teacher should know. True/False Game Picture Mingle Hot Seat Line-Up Find Someone Who… 1) Do an example on the board. Warmers, fillers & coolers. Warmers Below is a list of warmer/cooler/filler/game activities in no particular order.

Warmers, fillers & coolers

If you have any warmers you'd like to add to the list then please send them to via the Contact page Aims: - to introduce a theme - to relax stds after a hard day's work - to wake stds up after a hard night - to wait for late arrivals - to provide a break in the lesson - to provide humour - to provide oral fluency practice - to finish the lesson on a light note 1.

Persuade each other that their favourite colour, animal, film, etc. is more important, better, etc 2.Spot the difference. 2 pictures - the same but with a few differences. 3 Find someone who. 4.Word association. 5.Word disassociation. 6.Mini-role plays. 7.Correct the mistakes. My Favourite EFL Classroom Warmers - I always find the first ten minutes of a lesson the most difficult – it’s vital to capture students’ interest and involve them from the start.

My Favourite EFL Classroom Warmers -

An effective warmer could make the difference between an alert and participating class, and a group of zombies who decide to catch up on the sleep they missed out on from partying the night before… (This comes from my experience of teaching teenagers on the holiday island of Malta!) True / False For a first lesson with a new group of students I usually use the True or False warmer.

First I make sure the class know the difference between true and false, and can give me some examples of true and false statements. I then ask the class to write three interesting sentences about themselves on a new sheet of paper. When they have finished writing their sentences, I ask the class to stand up and move the desks out the way so that they can mingle. This works really well to break the ice in a group of students that don’t know each other. Where in the world?