English Conversation

These activities are for English Conversation classes. They generally apply to adults, but could be used for younger learners if they're advanced enough. The idea is to spark longer conversations entirely in English.

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My Kanji of the Year

Students think of which kanji represents their experience in this calendar year and explain their choice in English.

Karuta: Alternative

Different ways of playing karuta games

Karuta: Can Convo

Different ways of playing karuta games

Simple Karuta

A game in which the teacher says a word or phrase and students race to slap the correct card.

Textbooks

Top 10 Activities
  • Foods from Around the World A sleek and simple cultural presentation showing off traditional and famous foods from countries around the world. 2
  • English Conversation Board Game A bright and colorful board game focused on getting students to converse in English. 2
  • Halloween Jeopardy Jeopardy game to help your students learn about the ancient Halloween mysteries. 1
  • Who am I? Quiz A three-hint-quiz type of game where students have to guess the character being described. Perfect activity for We Can! 2 Unit 3 "He is Famous. She is great." 1
  • Small Talk A dialogue modeled by the ALT and HRT or JTE and then mimicked by the students 1
  • Karuta Collection A collection of 12 word files with different Karuta cards. 1
  • My Kanji of the Year Students think of which kanji represents their experience in this calendar year and explain their choice in English. 0
  • Karuta: Can Convo Different ways of playing karuta games 0
  • May I Take a Picture with You? A write and race activity and a dialogue making activity. 0
  • Flashcards Collection 16 word files separated by categories with many flashcards ready to be printed. 0