Games for the classroom Okay, these games have been modified to get the whole class involved. One of the worst things you can hear is, "I never get picked." The popular kids claim they don't get picked enough, the unpopular kids complain they never get picked. One To One Teaching Activities « ESL Treasure People watchingGo for a walk outside or look out of the window and analyses passers-by. Have your student create crazy stories about people and be creative. Picture analysisTake in pictures for your students to analyses. Take the pressure off yourself and get them thinking. DialoguePrepare some dialogues or co-write some which are relevant to the topic of your lesson.
first lesson This getting to know each other activity is simple to set up and works well for most levels above Beginner. Sketch or print out this template, I usually use two sides (10 topics). At the top of each row is a space for a topic title. Think of some topics that might be of interest to the group and write one in each box. Topics I use include: work, movies and TV, music, free time activities, whatever town you’re teaching in, sport, food, English, holidays, politics, technology, the environment, etc. 10 Best Games for ESL Teachers Abroad Games and fun activities are a vital part of teaching English as a foreign language. Whether you’re teaching adults or children, games will liven up your lesson and ensure that your students will leave the classroom wanting more. Games can be used to warm up the class before your lesson begins, during the lesson to give students a break when you’re tackling a tough subject, or at the end of class when you have a few minutes left to kill. There are literally hundreds, probably thousands, of games that you can play with your students. EFL games are used to test vocabulary, practice conversing, learn tenses - the list is endless. This list of ten classic ESL games every teacher should know will help get you started and feeling prepared.
Fun ESL Classroom Games The games can be used to introduce new vocabulary, reinforce a language point, practice words or language structures, teach or practice grammar and improve core skills. You can also use these games to warm up the class when the lesson begins, during the lesson to re-energize the class or at the end of class to finish on a positive note and round off the lesson. Using games and fun activities in class is an important part of teaching ESL. Playing games is a fun way to help students make connections between words and grammar. These connections quicken the process of building language skills.
How to set-up the Guess-who game How to set-up the Guess-who game To set-up the guess who game for your students:Download games.zip and unzip the file into a directory called games. This will create a guessWho directory in it. Rename games/guessWho/people to games/guessWho/people-old Rename games/guessWho/images to games/guessWho/images-old Put pictures of your students as .jpg files in games/guessWho/images. Make sure that the images are small enough.
35 fun classroom practice activities for Present Continuous (Present Progressive) By: Alex Case |Audience: Teachers|Category: Teaching English The simplest use of Present Continuous is to talk about things that are in some way in progress now/ presently/ currently/ at the moment, which is the main focus of this article. This use is often contrasted with Present Simple for present routines/ habits/ repeated actions. In normal communication, Present Continuous is perhaps more useful to talk about future arrangements such as meetings, dates and appointments, but this is so different from the basic meaning that there will be another article on that future use.
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Board Games Communication 4 All Resources to Support Inclusion This has opened in a separate window - just exit to return to the Home page. A Selection of Board Games for Classroom Use!