This TedTalk ESL video lesson is based on a talk by Sandrine Thuret. In her talk she is asking two… Read More »TED Talk ESL Video Lesson Plan: How To Grow New Brain Cells.
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.
This speaking activity deals with the everyday teenager issues. Warm-up (10-15m) Put the students in pairs and let them brainstorm… Read More »ESL Pair Work Activity: Teenager Issues
Engaging speaking activity for upper intermediate and advanced students.
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 ESL group speaking activity (16+/adults, intermediate/upper intermediate). It covers various topics: education, jobs, communication. It teaches… Read More »ESL Group Speaking Activity: Language Centre Simulation
Conversation Questions Conditionals: First, Second, Third Conditional First Conditional If you don’t go to work tomorrow, what will happen? What… Read More »Conversation Questions Conditionals: ESL Speaking Activity
This is a quick no-prep activity that can be used as an ice breaker or a regular activity. Students usually… Read More »No-prep Speaking Activity: Warmer And Filler For ESL Classes