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Shopping for Clothes . Role Play. Games with Flashcards. Hello everybody :) I thought I ´d open up a little post about games. I often have parents or other teachers come to me asking me what to do with flashcards (except for showing them to the kids). So I thought maybe we could do a little collection of ideas that everybody can benefit from? My ideas usually are: - "What ´s missing" (put all the cards in one line, have the students close their eyes and take away 1,2,3 cards - they have to guess which one is missing) - charades (one student picks a card and acts out what he/she sees either with gestures, mimics or sound, the rest of the class is guessing) same can be done with drawing. Drama in the ESL Classroom - Home. Oral. Street directions. TEFL Prague and Abroad: ESL Warmers and Games Using Improv - Mid to High Levels. Using Improvisational games/activities/exercises can be a lot of fun in the classroom and are great linguistic training opportunities.

TEFL Prague and Abroad: ESL Warmers and Games Using Improv - Mid to High Levels

Most activities in language classes deal with students presenting some kind of pre thought out discourse. The problem with this is that speaking in real life is not as planned. Using Improv will help your students to think on their feet and discuss a variety of situations immediately without translating ideas or writing things down. Here are 6 activities that I created (although I'm sure others have thought of them) that I use in my classes.

Speaking. Speaking activities. Directions - All Things Topics. Games & Activities for the ESL/EFL Classroom - Page 2(I-TESL-J) Games and Activities for the English as a Second Language Classroom Page 2 Return to iteslj.org/games.

Games & Activities for the ESL/EFL Classroom - Page 2(I-TESL-J)

Word Grab with Songs Level: Any Level This is a wonderful activity if you think your class needs waking up a little. Adventure Convo + vocab (advanced) Basic Conversation Qs (beg / preint) These worksheets can be used as a speaking activity.

Basic Conversation Qs (beg / preint)

Students work in pairs and take turns in asking the questions. It's good if you as a teacher to circulate and monitor their work. At the end, highlight any mistakes that you heard. Conversation (with cards) Conversation Topic Generator. 705 FREE Speaking Worksheets. Learning to speak a new language is definitely a challenge.

705 FREE Speaking Worksheets

It’s very difficult for your students to do if they don’t practice on a regular basis. Luckily, you need to look no further because BusyTeacher.org has the tools to help your students practice their speaking - and want to do it, too! Let’s face it, students aren’t always jumping for joy at the opportunity to speak a language they aren’t 100 percent comfortable with. Students can be hesitant to speak for a wide variety of reasons - fear of mistakes, peer pressure, or lack of self-confidence are some of the main factors.

Key Phrases of English Oral Exams. Conversations for ESL students. Oral Exam Preparation. Discussion-game.pdf. Shopping for clothes. Shop assistant: Can I help you?

Shopping for clothes

Customer: Yes, have you got this T-shirt in other colours? Shop assistant: We’ve got it in white, black, red and purple. What size do you want? Customer: Medium. Shop assistant: OK, in medium we’ve got black and red. Customer: And in purple? Shop assistant: No, just black and red. Customer: OK, red. Shop assistant: Yes, of course. (pause) Free time. Asking and giving directions. Questions to ask intermediate speakers (>200) Asking For and Giving Street Directions English Exercise. Introduction: Anybody who has travelled to another country or city has got lost.

Asking For and Giving Street Directions English Exercise

Sometimes maps don't help, so you have to ask somebody for directions. If you're in a country where they don't speak your language, this can be difficult. Giving_directions. Asking and giving directions. Pronunciation Tips. 24 ESL Conversation Questions and Topics for Adults. [Download This Guide] Text Version: When you’re having a conversation with a fellow ESL student, it can sometimes be challenging to get started.

24 ESL Conversation Questions and Topics for Adults

Even if you and your classmate are great conversationalists in your native language, you may have trouble coming up with questions to ask each other that will lead to more than just a one-sentence response in English.The next time you’re stuck coming up with a good conversation starter while practicing your English, try picking something from this list of ESL conversation questions for adults. You can even print the questions out so you can easily reference them. Each one is designed to spark a discussion between you and your speaking partner that will go well beyond a simple “yes” or “no” answer.Check out the conversation questions below: Daily life questions What’s one thing in your home you couldn’t live without?

Oral.pdf. Talk_about_yourself_-_practice_cards.pdf. EFL/ESL Role-play Discussion Cards (Intermediate - Advanced) Set 1 English Current. Voki Home. Roleplays & drama games for ESL teachers: eslflow webguide. How to Start a Conversation When You Have Nothing to Talk About (with Examples) Edit Article Sample HintsStarting Your Conversation Edited by Anthony J.

How to Start a Conversation When You Have Nothing to Talk About (with Examples)

Colleluori, Jack Herrick, DrLynx, Ben Rubenstein and 164 others. Speaking strings. Speaking strings Submitted by admin on 15 May, 2008 - 13:49 This tip is for a game which is really useful for getting shy students to speak.

Speaking strings

It can also be a fun way to practise extended speaking for exams, and requires very little preparation indeed. Get enough pieces of string so that you have one for each group. The pieces of string should be really long, probably about 4 metres each. FCE Speaking Activity - ESL Kids Games : ESL Kids Games. This week’s post focuses on a great way to practice speaking with higher level teens and adults.

FCE Speaking Activity - ESL Kids Games : ESL Kids Games

It is especially good for practicing part 4 of the FCE speaking exam, but can also be used for any speaking practice with higher level students. Activity Time: 5 mins + Materials required: A copy of the printable. One card per student. View / Download. What You Can Do With a Magazine: 10 Creative ESL Speaking Activities. ESL teaching ideas for housing, transportation and giving directions. Giving Opinions - ESL EFL Teaching Resources. Really? ESL EFL Speaking Activity - Elementary - 35 Minutes In this enjoyable group activity, students play a guessing game where they give true or false opinions about famous people or things.

After reviewing how to ask for and give opinions, the students are divided into groups of three or four. Each group is given a set of cards. Each card contains the name of a famous actor, actress, singer, TV show, film, website, etc. Really.PDF Exclusive. Talk_about_yourself_-_practice_cards.pdf. Guess Who Boardgame worksheet.

7 Great Go To Activities for Conversation Class. Speak Up: 6 Fabulous Games to Get your Students Speaking. Let me introduce myself worksheet. Oral English Activities. 100's of Visuals.

Speaking aids. Probably you agree that these little things make a lot of difference and it is with good reason why people spend time, money and energy to get the right small objects to help them put themselves and their loved ones into the right mood. Why use speaking aids Post-it notes Walls Coloured paper Small objects To control turn-taking As metaphors Conclusion Why use speaking aids In contrast, we often expect that our students have the right mood to speak without having anything that would help them to be in the right mood to speak, or any prompt that would help the flow of ideas. These small prompts or small speaking aids get especially important when children get into the age when they want to speak about themselves more than e.g. about the little animals or fairies in a tale.

In this article, I will give you some ideas what little objects to use and how to use them so that students aged 12 upwards find speaking easier and less stressful. Original idea by Karen Sekiguchi. Speaking activities. Warm Up Activities For English Clubs. How Much Is It: A Shopping Lesson Plan.

By Chris Gunn Time: Up to 4 hours depending on how much the teacher wishes to use. Materials: To give to the students. Introductory Vocabulary Exercises. Information Gap. Rong Chang ESL.

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FUNCTIONAL ENGLISH. Lesson Plan: Pre-Intermediate. I’m still teaching reported speech. Here are some ideas to get my students love???? (well, maybe I’m getting a bit carried away) reported speech. Hopefully , some of them will do the trick. Fichas de personajes, lugares y objetos para clase. Everyday English in Conversation: Shopping. 10 Fun Activities for Business English classes. Summer is on its way here in Southern Spain but the 10 teachers on the TEFL in Spain Introduction to Teaching Business English course managed to stay focused and upbeat last Saturday in Malaga.

ePals Global Community. Classroom 2.0. ePals. Tips for the oral test. Use a variety of structures.

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DESCRIBING A PICTURE. Conversation starters. Skills. How Much Is It: A Shopping Lesson Plan. ELT base - Advanced Communication Games - 1 Prove it! ESL English as a Second Language free materials for teaching and study. The best resources to help you learn English online. JOIN THE ESLgold COMMUNITY We will enter you into the drawing for the iPod on December 31st, 2015 and add you to our monthly newsletter. Welcome! Speaking Exercises. English Advantage. This is a roleplay about a company that makes defective products. Students play officers of the company, angry customers, and journalists.

Objectives: Conversation Questions for the ESL/EFL Classroom. 10+ Getting to Know You Activities for Teens & Adults. 10+ Getting to Know You Activities for Kids! Speaking Skills. Some Nice No-Prep Activities to Practise First Conditional. When we get back from a relaxing holiday (Easter in this case) it is difficult to just drop everything and go back to routine, back to work, back to studying English without feeling a bit down.

Now, I shouldn’t say this but I’m going to say it anyway. I don’t care if you feel down at work, but not in my classes. Listen, dear students, the course is almost finished and I want you in high spirits and highly motivated!!! You might think learning, let alone studying Conditional sentences is boring. Nothing further from the truth. The best about these activities is that they require no preparation, something very much appreciated when we, teachers, are already busy writing exams. Speaking Activities. Online Text to Speech. The following demo enables you to enter your own text and sample some of the languages and voices that we offer for speech-enabling websites, giving a voice to your online documents and mobile apps, or making your online/offline content more accessible with text to speech.

Terms of Service - This demo is for evaluation purpose only; commercial use is strictly forbidden. No static audio files may be produced, downloaded, or distributed. Discover our Solutions Use the power of ReadSpeaker text to speech to give a voice to your websites, mobile apps, digital books, e-learning materials, documents, and more! Speaking Tools & Activities. ESL teaching ideas for housing, transportation and giving directions. Bbc how to ... activity giving directions. Giving directions. Resources_and_Teaching_Ideas/Speaking.

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Oral English Activities. VoiceThread - Conversations in the cloud. Teaching ESL and English Conversation lessons. ESL Question and Conversation Cards and Lessons. Google + We've created this page to provide resources, lessons, and ideas on teaching conversation.

There are printable materials for classroom use, a discussion forum and links to other web sites about teaching. Shopping for Clothes. Drama in the ESL Classroom - Home. Commonly Used English Expressions.