Use these no-preparation ESL warmers to get your class off to a smooth start. Alternatively, keep a copy of our book 50 Conversation Classes in your bag, and before you Continue ReadingNo-prep ESL warmers part 2 – more fun ways to launch the lesson
Give pairs of students a copy of the venn diagram. Ask them to sort the collocations below the diagram into the two areas stated in the circles. If the collocation Continue ReadingBusiness collocations
Taboo Taboo is a great way to introduce a lesson about inventions, you can find some invention taboo cards on our taboo page. Used to The theme of inventions is Continue ReadingInventions
You’ll need a laptop and a projector to play this game which is based on an old BBC TV show Through The Keyhole where the host walks around a celebrity’s Continue ReadingWho lives in a house like this?
Students work with a partner to complete a printed survey. The results are shared and discussed with the class after the exercise. Blank survey template English survey (mini needs analysis) Continue ReadingOne on one interviews
Single question surveys work well with lower level classes. Each student is armed with only one question which they have to ask each of the other students in turn. One Continue ReadingSingle question surveys
This is a fantastic activity for giving students practise in asking and answering questions in the third person singular. Make sure students are in pairs, if there are an odd number Continue ReadingPresent Simple Interviews
Word mazes are a form of puzzle where students must follow the correct sequence of words to make their way from the start of the maze to the finish. Word Continue ReadingWord mazes are great for teaching punctuation