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Hop! Jump! Turn! Objectives: Demonstrate an understanding of action words; express meaning through mime; practice memory and aural comprehension skills.

Hop! Jump! Turn!

ESL Level: Newcomers as well as those who have a few months of English. Procedure: Teach action words through pictures and mime. Here is my beginning list : walk,sit,playrun, read, writejump, point,singturn, stand,looktalk, smile,climbeat, drink, crysleep, listen, open After students have learned these words, compile a list of twenty to thirty action words which are relevent to the ability and ages of your students. Teach students to respond to each word on your list with a specific action. When students can respond correctly to most of the words, play this game with them: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Top 10 TEFL Games and Activities. TEFL games and other fun activities play an important part of the English class, and not only when teaching English to children.

Top 10 TEFL Games and Activities

While a class based around tefl games would lack balance [and create certain problems], an English class without any games would also lose a lot. It is important to choose esl games which practice English intensively, and avoid 'empty' ESL games which, while fun, only involve minimal practice of English. Good games for teaching English should involve most of the students using English for most of the time. By involve, I don't mean that students have to be talking nonstop. A silent student may be very actively listening and thinking in the language, and a very noisy student may not be thinking at all. Many of these TEFL games I've been shown by other teachers over the years I've been teaching. 1 - Word Tennis This English teaching game is an ideal warmer when teaching English to kids , especially 6 to 8 year olds, and is an excellent way to review vocabulary.

ESL/ELF  games. Free ESL games, printable communication games, free english games to download, grammar games, printable board games for the classroom. 155589. Charades. Telephone Charades. Summary: Funny icebreaker game, especially for larger groups.

Telephone Charades

Easy to learn and play, with little preparation. Goal: To have the player at the end of the line do best imitation of the original action. Preparation: - Print the list of actions below and plan what your actions will be - You'll be the moderator and judge How to Play the Telephone Charades Game: 1. Split everyone into teams of five or more (can have teams of up to 10 people each). 2. 3. 4. List of Actions: 1. To add this game to your website or blog, simply copy and paste the following URL: You May Also Enjoy: Where The Wind Blows - Chair Basketball - Steal The Bacon.

6 Absolutely Essential ESL Games for Vocabulary Review. ESL multilevel activities. All ESL classes have multilevel students to a degree, but in general the students are close enough to each other that they can all benefit from the same activity.

ESL multilevel activities

When we refer to teaching an ESL multilevel class, therefore, we are referring to a class where the students are so far apart in language skills that a single game or activity cannot be given to all students. Obviously, this can be a planning nightmare and a lot of extra work for the ESL teacher. The good news is though, that even extreme differences in language levels can be successfully managed so that all the students progress. There are ways to organize the classroom to handle teaching multilevel ESL classes and strategies and activities that work across various levels. ESL Multilevel Class Sizes In deciding on how a plan for organizing the class, it is important to consider the number of students, and the range of levels. Drama is an ideal multilevel activity which lends itself well to small groups. A. B. ESL Activities for Kids - Fun Classroom English Ideas for Teachers.