A fantastic activity that has been a staple of every ESL classroom for decades. There are a number of varieties but this is perhaps the most ‘vanilla’ of the the known permutations. Procedure Explain to the students (or draw on … Continue reading Balloon / Rocket Debate
As a student learning English must at times be a thoroughly dull affair. As a teacher you can try to mix your routine now and again to provide variety and creative thinking. Don’t forget, the ideal classroom environment is one … Continue reading Backs To The Board
You know what it is like come September. New faces in the class, new fears, new ambitions, new habits, and behaviours. The first few lessons with your students is key to make that initial connection and to then gel as … Continue reading Two Ways To Better Connect With Your Students
Key advantages of an Ice Breaker activity This is an ideal activity to help your students get to know each other and ‘break the ice. I’ve always found that if the students are comfortable with each other then it is … Continue reading How to use Find Someone Who worksheets in class
Key advantages of an ‘Ice Breaker’ activity This is an ideal activity to help your students get to know each other and, as it were, to simply ‘break the ice. I’ve always found that if the students are comfortable with … Continue reading 1. Find Someone Who
The goal of using PowerPoint games Learning takes many forms and it isn’t required to have students performing choral drills or quick dashes around the classroom to remember vocab. It’s sometimes better to give them, or perhaps their mind, something … Continue reading Amazing Facts: True or False?