In Japan, Junior High School consists of 3 grades. Students are usually between 12 and 15 years old. English is a full, required subject and consists of speaking, listening, reading, and writing practice. Much of the curriculum is designed around the grammar points and vocabulary used for school entrance exams.
Three activities to practice 'for' and 'since'
A short quiz introducing the past tense of the be verb and also the when connection. A follow up writing activity.
Students answer questions about school visitors.
A quick activity. it is useful for practicing present and past progressive.
A rock scissors papers card collecting game useful for practicing various simple sentences.
A write and race activity useful for practicing the past progressive
Practice days of the week with a write and race activity.
Guess what time it is in various places around the world.
A quick activity useful for practicing simple questions and answers. I usually use it for 'What's this?'
Three variations. One quiz with three hints and random points, a second quiz with just silhouettes and a third quiz with people
A short activity for practicing simple be verb sentences
A group based point getting game. It works well as a write and race type activitiy.
Students read a self-introduction from one of their classmates, then the class guesses which student it's from.
Students answer questions to get points, but don't know if they're positive or negative until after they answer!
BB stands for Birthday Bingo. Students learn the basics for months and days in English.
A map of a town with a worksheet.
Quizzes, maps and worksheets to be used for giving train directions.
This is a simple listening exercise for students to learn how to ask for directions and draw on the map while famous places in San Francisco are being introduced to them.
A group power point game good for reviewing many lesson points.
A power point game that can be adapted to many lesson points