I have one more week of teaching ahead of me. Three more weeks of work. There is more paperwork now than actual teaching. The kids can smell the summer holidays in the air and it shows. The teachers can barely hide how exhausted they are. And it's hot. Scorching hot. No AC in the building … Continue reading 6 Fun Activities Exhausted ESL Teachers Will Appreciate At The End Of The Term
Holiday complaints: An engaging ESL activity promoting reading and speaking.
A fun ESL conversation lesson based on a short video on real life Game of Thrones locations. Discussion questions and a vocabulary matching exercise.
This ESL group work speaking activity is for intermediate and upper intermediate students. Students plan and present a volunteer holiday.
Vocabulary activity based on the popular Taboo game.
This lesson is based on a TED talk by Sandrine Thuret. In her talk she is asking two questions: How can we help our healthy brains create new nerve cells throughout our lives, through diet and behaviour changes? How can we study the effects of diseases such as depression and Alzheimer's on our brains' ability … Continue reading TEDtalk Video ESL Lesson Plan: How To Grow New Brain Cells.
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One-Minute Talk is an engaging speaking activity that is great as a warm-up, filler, conversation starter and speaking practice.
Food, glorious food. Guacamole. Caramel pecan pie. Pancakes with maple syrup. This vocabulary activity is mouthwatering.
Speaking Activity: Picture Stories Level: Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, Upper-Intermediate Time: 5-15min. Skills: speaking Topic: travel, environment, stories, relationships, art Download: ESL Picture Storytelling This activity is suitable for various levels, because students create their own stories using the vocabulary and grammar they feel comfortable using. At the same time they can show how well they can use a … Continue reading ESL Picture Storytelling Activity