ESL Pair Work Activity: Teenager Issues

This activity deals with the everyday problems and issues of young people. Warm-up (10-15m) Put the students in pairs and let them brainstorm the problems and conflicts young people might have. When they are finished, put them into groups of four and let them discuss theĀ problemsĀ in more detail. What causes these problems? What advice would … Continue reading ESL Pair Work Activity: Teenager Issues

Agree or disagree (and why?)

Excellent speaking activity!

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Scaffolding discussions for quiet students

Some of my new classes this term have students who either whisper, speak in L1 or stay completely silent during speaking activities (even at int/upper int level). Part of this reluctance to speak seems to stem from having no knowledge or strong opinions about the topics being discussed, or not having enough time to think about an answer before a more confident student dominates the conversation.

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ESL Speaking Activity Worksheet: Business Plan

My students loved this speaking activity. It is fun, it is competitive and it kept the students engaged for a loooong time. It is easy to use, just print the worksheet and you are ready to go. Download the FREE PDF Worksheet>>>>>>Business Plan Worksheet Try also some other activities and worksheets: ESL Role Play Worksheet: … Continue reading ESL Speaking Activity Worksheet: Business Plan