Phonics Genki Phonics is the fastest and easiest way to learn to read. Check out the video below for how to teach phonics at home... (or for teachers who want results in just 5 minutes per lesson...) 5 of My Favorite English Games for ESL Students I saved the best for last. My students requested this game more often than any other game we ever played. It's based on the old drinking game "Ring of Fire," modified for the classroom. Materials needed:A standard deck of playing cards, a whiteboard, 20-30 small slips of blank paper, and a bowl. The setup:Almost none! My English class: Collocations: do, play or go with sports and other activities In British English, you can "do sport". In American English you can "play sports". A typical mistake Spanish speakers make is using the verb practise for sports: *I love practising sport.
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How to Start a Conversation When You Have Nothing to Talk About (with Examples) Edit Article Sample HintsStarting Your Conversation Edited by Anthony J. 26 Fresh ESL Conversation Starters to Get Students Talking! 10 Oct I love teaching conversation in the ESL classroom. Part of it must be that because the students able to “converse” in English are better able to demonstrate their personalities, preferences, thoughts… and therefore, I get to know them better. Call my Bluff Today we're going to play a little game called Call my Bluff. In this activity we have chosen ten unusual words. Each word has two descriptions of the word; only one of which is true. You must then guess the true definition. Did you know the word bluff means to make somebody believe something that is not true? It's similar to a lie but we bluff people as part of a joke or a game.