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Mobile. 1Twenty QuestionsDo you remember car trips as a child playing twenty questions in the back seat? You think of a person or object and your siblings have twenty opportunities to ask yes/no questions to determine what object you are thinking of. This is an easy and short activity for you to do with your ESL class when you have a few minutes to spare. The first time you play, your students will need specific direction as to the types of questions to ask.

You should help them understand how to ask strategic questions to identify the object. Make the most of the minutes by using one of these engaging and entertaining time filling techniques. Free Online Kids Learning Games | Online Kids Games | Cool Math Games for Kids | Reading and Writing Skill for ESL/EFL Learner. Teach Children ESL - Games. English language learning games. ESL/English learning games on Digital Dialects are completely free to use, do not require registration, and are designed for ESL students of all ages. Each ESL revision topic includes vocabulary lists and practice games with audio for teaching correct pronunciation. Materials are of use to beginner level English as a second or other language students, though those with some familiarity with the language may wish to try the English/ESL spelling games.

Games for English as a second language include: Numbers in English - learn the English numbers from 1-12, 13-20 and 0-100. Arithmetic games in which you add the English words for numbers together to choose the correct answer. Audio for learning to pronounce English numbers is provided on the intro page. Fruit and vegetables game - 15 of the most useful words for fruit and vegetables in a simple quiz with audio included. For beginner students and those needing to go grocery shopping. Learning Games For Kids. Running Dictation. I’m sure you all have at least some kind of experience with dictations in the classroom. Most of the time, dictations are considered boring and can get really frustrating for students, especially if they are still learning how to write in their L1. Here is an idea for practicing dictations and making them less painful. Running dictation is a type of dictation in which your students are responsible for it from the start.

They should work in pairs and it goes like this: You should come up with a story that you will write on a piece of paper and hang it onto the wall in your classroom. It’s best to give them a story in form of a riddle or something similar because then if someone is done before the others, you can tell them to try and solve it (matter of discipline in the classroom).

Here are some links with stories that can be used for a running dictation. How do you get along with dictations? ESL Games for the Classroom. Alphabet Shout Out Randomly choose an alphabet flashcard and award a point to the first student who shouts out a word beginning with that letter. Alphabet Writing Relay Divide and line up the students into two teams. Divide the board into two halves and have one student from each team run to the board, write 'A', then run to the back of the line. The next student writes 'B', etc. The first team to finish wins. Alphabet Erase relay As 'Alphabet Writing Relay', but this time, write the alphabet on each half of the board and have each team race to erase the letters in order. Alphabet Sculptures Divide the students into teams and call out a letter of the alphabet.

Alphabet Soup Give each student an alphabet flashcard and have them skip around the room to the 'ABC Song'. Alphabet Touch Call out letters and have the students find and touch them in the classroom, on posters, etc. Alphabet Wave Give each student a few ordered alphabet flashcards and play the 'ABC Song'. Quizizz: Fun Multiplayer Classroom Quizzes. Logic Riddles and Answers. A riddle is a statement that has a secret meaning - your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to crack the puzzle and find that meaning. Let's start with an easy one - answer this. Brothers and sisters I have none but this man's father is my father's son. Who is the man? This funny riddle often amuses both teens and adults. If "Display Answer" button does not display the answer, then please disable any adblocker extensions in your internet browser or open this page in another browser - eg.

Good Riddle What is greater than God, more evil than the devil, the poor have it, the rich need it, and if you eat it, you'll die? Nothing. Hard Riddle Who makes it, has no need of it. Easy Riddle What can travel around the world while staying in a corner? Fun Quiz During these challenging times facing coronavirus when we all have to stay home, we would like to keep you entertained while we all learn also something new. Key Player What has many keys but can't open a single lock? Runner Bud Reverse Even 1. Riddles! If you think you're a ... try these riddles! Do you have a riddle? If so, send it along with the source and the solution to me at mcarlton@calpoly.edu. 1. You are a contestant on the game show Let's Make a Deal, and emcee Monty Hall has a game for you to play.

Solution 2. A professor tells her assistant that she dined with three people last night. Solution 3. You stand at a fork in the road. Solution 4. You have undoubtedly heard of those mysterious islands where half the inhabitants always tell the truth and the other half always lie. Solution 5. You have twelve coins, eleven identical and one different. Solution Gordon Marquardt (Milwaukee, WI) created the following solution algorithm. 6. A family has newly moved into the area. Solution 7. "What's your phone number, Drew? " Solution 8. Suppose you're taking a multiple-choice quiz. Solution 9. An old king is about to die and he has no offspring to inherit the crown. The king then tells his aide to put dotted hats on all three. Solution 10. 11. 77 Educational Games and Game Builders.

I'm often asked if I know of any games for subject "x," "y," or "z" for a particular grade level or age group. My answer is usually yes, but I need to search my archives. Therefore, I've gone through my archives and dug up many of games that I've mentioned over the last four years that are still active online. Consider this my humongous list of educational games. 1. Kids Spell provides eight free games that help students learn to spell more than 6,000 words. Kids Spell is a part of the Kids Know It Network. The Kids Know It Network provides educational games for all content areas taught in grades K-6. 2.Spin and Spell has been featured on a number of blogs over the last year. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. the World Food Programme's website offers students a large selection of educational online games and activities. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54.

8 Egg Timer Games. ESL TREASURE: Games & Activities. Back and forthDivide students into two teams. Get a student from each team to stand up. You set the category i.e. days of the week or fruit etc. The students must say one word then the next student quickly says another related word. When one of them breaks the order (A: Monday B: Tuesday A: Wednesday B: Saturday), takes more than 5 seconds to respond or says an irrelevant word to the category they lose. BingoGive each student a blank sheet of paper. Chair SwapMake one student stand up and turn their chair around so that nobody can sit on it. CharadesBring a student to the front of the class. Concentration Use two copies of the flashcard set. Concentration wordsMake a set of word only cards and do a copy.

Crossing the lakeDraw a big lake on the floor. Fast flashcard collectingReveal flashcards to the class one by one. Flashcard Show downTwo students are back to back holding one flashcard each in the centre of the room. Four cornersPut a flashcard in each corner of the room . Warm-up Games. STICKYBALL: Classic ESL Games and Activities. English Wizz - LingualNet. Games. Crossword GameJust like an old-fashioned word search! Using the mouse and the wordlist, find and highlight the hidden English words in the box! As the levels get harder, the words start appearing in different orientations.

But hurry, the clock is running! Cumulus ConfectionHigh on Mt Olympus, the Greek gods are planning their annual carnival. But alas! Zeus forgot to get the cotton candy! Help him harvest the clouds for cotton candy by typing the English words on each cloud before they pass him! Study English with fun, free ESL video quizzes. Akinator, the Web Genius. Quizzes Based On VOA Programs. There are 102 multiple-choice quizzes. Other VOA Sections: America - History - Mosaic - People - Places - Quizzes - Studying - Words - RSS - More Quiz yourself on English grammar and vocabulary while reading scripts from VOA Special English.Not only can you practice English, but you can learn many interesting things while doing so.

Games with Words These are games and quizzes by Charles Kelly that use words from the VOA Special English Word Book. Other Things.