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Games & Activities for the ESL/EFL Classroom

Games & Activities for the ESL/EFL Classroom
This is a place were English teachers can share games and activities that they have found useful in the classroom. If you know a game or an activity that works well with ESL/EFL students and it is not yet listed here, please submit it. Home | Articles | Lessons | Techniques | Questions | Games | Jokes | Things for Teachers | Links | Activities for ESL Students Number of Submissions: 132 The newest addition is at the top of the page. Bad Fruit: A Shoppers' Nightmare Level: Easy to Medium This is an oral communication activity appropriate for EFL learners in elementary/primary school. Materials: "produce" and play money. Object of Game: To accumulate as many products as possible. Students are divided into clerks and shoppers. The clerks set up "stands" to allow easy access for all shoppers (e.g. around the outsides of the room with their backs to the wall). The shoppers are given a set amount of money* (e.g. dollars, euros, pounds, etc.) and begin at a stand where there is an open space.

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You’re Beautiful – Literal Music Video Describing Actions, People, Prepositions, Movement and James Blunt. A designer lessons ESL lesson plan developed by George Chilton This is a fun descriptive video lesson that can be adapted to suit the needs of your students. I’m not sure where I found it, but I’m sure the idea was given to me by one of the teachers in the staffroom. Fairytale Storytelling Basket Create a story basket full of storytelling props to retell favourite fairy tales together in a playful way! So easy to set up with items from around the house and beneficial for so many strands of early literacy development. As part of our on-going Playful Storytelling series, co-hosted with the gorgeous blog, One Perfect Day, we are presenting fun ways to explore fairy tales with kids. Spelling Activities and Ideas Copyright | Super Teacher Ideas : Spelling Games; Spelling Activities; Spelling Lessons Super Teacher Ideas Spelling Lesson Ideas, Games, & Activities Activities & Lesson Ideas A fun, creative menu of spelling ideas that have kids making, writing, finding, and playing games!

free printable ESL activity with game templates, ideas for teaching; a communicative pair activity Treasure Island is a little island of the coast of nowhere. Legend has is that it can only be found by those who already know where it is. Well, we found it, we did, but that's not the whole secret. There are hidden dangers and we must be careful as we search the island to find the lost treasure. The game is played in pairs. 975 FREE ESL Songs For Teaching English Worksheets Music can be a great way to connect with your students. Even students who aren’t fluent in English often know the words of popular songs phonetically, which makes these songs ideal resources for teaching your students certain forms of grammar, as well as vocabulary. Many students are happy to work with the unusual phrasing of song lyrics, because they’re learning new meanings for a piece of music that already has meaning in their lives. You might never have noticed it before, but many songs’ lyrics involve just one single tense - which means that as soon as you find a song that contains the tense you want to teach, you’ve got the makings of an exercise that your students will love. They’ll get to brag to their non-English-speaking friends that they know exactly what the song’s lyrics say, so they’ll be extra-motivated to stick with you throughout the activity to make sure they learn those meanings correctly. But where should you start your search for the right song?

10 Crafts and Activities for Boys December always seems to be the month for "Best of" lists. So, with my almost 8-year old son's help, I've compiled this collection of 10 of the best "Boy-Approved" crafts and activities we've done here at Come Together Kids. So many times crafty projects seem to appeal to girls more than boys, especially once the boys get a little older. The following list is in no particular order, Using Word Games in the ESL classroom - Teaching English Using Word Games in the ESL classroom by Lynne Hand Instructions to the English teacher These games are a fun way to spend the last 30 minutes of a lesson, or to celebrate the end of a course. Word Association Start with a word.

The town - The city - Vocabulary - Activities "The 2057 documentary is a 3 part series by the Discovery Channel. It's a an entertaining documentary about life in 50 years. The city episode shows us how much city life will be incredibly interconnected. The extreme interconnection has risks however which we must avoid before problems occur." (YouTube) The Best Music Websites For Learning English Check out my New York Times post for English Language Learners focuses on using music for language development and includes a student interactive, video, and teaching ideas. I use music a lot in my teaching of English Language Learners. I thought people might find it helpful to see which sites I believe to be the best out there to help teach English — Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced — through music. My students have certainly found them helpful. Music is a familiar, fun, and engaging tool to use in learning a second language. This list includes sites that have music to listen to, activities for students to do, and ways for them to create their own.

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