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?
Crosswords are a great way to test or review vocabulary. However, if your learners are a little more able, half-crosswords are easier to prepare and more challenging for your learners. Continue ReadingHow to make half a crossword
Scatter Sheets can be used as warm up, theme introduction, vocabulary presentation and fluency exercises. A Scatter Sheet is a page of randomly distributed lexis based around a theme, for example Continue ReadingBring vocabulary to life with Scatter Sheets
This activity practices the skill of describing a scene, using vocabulary such as, there is, there are and the present continuous tense. It’s good practise for asking questions and really Continue ReadingDescribe the (imaginary) picture
English crosswords are really great for introducing a new theme or grammar point, you can give them out as a warmer while you’re waiting for all the class to arrive, Continue ReadingEnglish crosswords and how to make them
ESL Taboo is a lively and popular game in the ESL classroom. It’s perfect for reviewing and reactivating vocabulary and encouraging fluency. Also, check out picture taboo for a twist Continue ReadingESL Taboo – old but gold