Communication Activity: Science Role Plays. Download this free PDF worksheet with three role plays discussing controversial opinions on vaccination, cancer treatment and so-called chemtrails.
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 the problems in more detail. What causes these problems? What advice would … Continue reading ESL Pair Work Activity: Teenager Issues
Engaging speaking activity for upper intermediate and advanced students.
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
Game cards based on Taboo.
Whether you teach large classes or small groups, revising vocabulary in a quick and simple way is always useful, especially when its all done by the students - all you have to do is to give them instructions, circle and monitor.
This is a great activity for groups (16+/adults, intermediate/upper intermediate). It covers various topics: education, jobs, communication. It teaches the students to co-operate, voice their opinion, it fosters creativity and gives the students enough room to make their own decisions and maintain a certain level of independence. It is suitable for groups of 4 or … Continue reading ESL Group Speaking Activity: Language Centre Simulation
Great speaking activity for older students when teaching jobs, or for adult students in Business English classes, or for your one-to-one lessons. These questions are everything but boring and I can guarantee that they will spark interest in your students. The questions are real interview questions compiled from different websites. Enjoy! Download the FREE PDF>>>>>Inspirational … Continue reading 32 Inspirational And Creative Job Interview Questions For ESL/Business English Students.
I do a lot of speaking activities with my older students. We do a lot of simulations, discussions, role plays, games, etc. One of the activities I do is an argumentative debate where they can utilize everything they've learned, and another great thing about this activity is that it combines writing and speaking. It can … Continue reading ESL/EFL Speaking Activity: Role Play Debate
This activity is for a group of four students, B1-B2 level, 15+ age. I find it's best to use this activity after teaching crime vocabulary, and after teaching some basic concepts of peer pressure, argumentation, and manipulation. What I like about this activity is that the character cards don't tell the students what decisions they … Continue reading Will Your Students Steal A Car?: ESL/EFL Simulation Activity