eaching English Through Video: Hey ESL Teachers, have you tried teaching ESL with video yet? If not, I’d like to recommend it. There are many great benefits of teaching in this way, which is why I started doing it back in 2002.
“The Mystery Sentence”:
This is another hilarious game that I loved and created. Once you get into it, you’ll be making up funny games too with your own creative inspiration.
Ok, for this game, you can divide the class into two teams. Then choose two representatives for each team. Take those two reps outside of the room for a Continue reading ““The Mystery Sentence””
Name That Tune:
Of course the kids don’t really know the Beatles music very well, but some of the song titles are so obvious in the lyrics like “She loves you yah yah yah” or “You say goodbye and I say hello.” I wrote the titles of maybe 20 Beatles Continue reading “Name That Tune”
s it time to take the class outside? Do the classic treasure hunt in the nearby park with little signs set up giving hints and directions like “Go 50 meters towards the swings.”, or “Look near the Entrance”. Break them up into different teams and away they go. Some Continue reading “Treasure Hunt”
Last Letter Word Game:
This is a simple ESL-Game you can play with students who are past their Phonics level and building up their English vocabulary. It’s very easy. You just start with a word, then the student must make a new word starting with the last letter of the word you chose, and so on. Give students three to five seconds to come up with a word, or they are out. Example: I say, “Cat”, next Continue reading “Last Letter Word Game”