Parts of Learning

Description: Students listen in the activity.

Top 5 activities
  • Super Mario Christmas Blast A fun Christmas Mario-themed quiz game, where teams battle each other in a test of knowledge! Built off the original Super Mario Typhoon by Alexander Grant. 8
  • Code Breakers ALT reads a series of numbers and students must convert them to letters to figure out the secret word. 7
  • Hi, Friends 2! Review Board Game A bright and colorful boardgame that reviews the entirety of the Hi, Friends 2 textbook. 5
  • Cute Hand-drawn Phonics Chart (A-Z) A bright and cute hand-drawn phonics sheet covering the letters of the alphabet. 4
  • Christmas Blast Power Point Game This is a template that I made that can be filled in to make a review game for almost anything. Since the questions are able to be customized, this power point can work at any level. 4
Recent activities
Greetings Board Game

Somewhere in the 1st year textbook, students have to learn how to give reactions and learn appropriate responses. This is a fun game for students to practice responses as they try to win the game.


Students practice saying various animals and colors by placing them on a giant farm.

Can I Play Janken?

Students try to get bingo by asking for favors/permission using 'Can you/Can I...' questions.

Continuous Guessing

This is a Guess Who-style game using cards and point tokens.

Invite Me Baby

Students aim to understand the grammar and form a free dialogue around various questions.

It's About Christmas

A Christmas-themed worksheet activity where students learn Christmas vocabulary and create sentences with prepositional phrases.

Oh No! Bingo

A tactical bingo game where bingo is bad. Students practice speaking as well as listening.

Past Tense Dice Game

This is a board/dice game that practices the irregular and regular past tense verbs. Students make one sentence each time they land on a square.

First Phonics Lesson

This game gets them to associate letters with word sounds by having students generate English words in various categories that start with specific letters.

Mystery Burger, Please

Students learn how to order various fast food items then customize their own dialogue to practice with their friends.

Time And Weather

An information gap game where students ask each other the time and weather in different parts of the world.

You Decide T/F

The ALT reads 4 sentences and the students have to decide which sentence is false. In groups, students write their own sentences and the other students have to find the liar.

I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus SONG ACTIVITY

A fun Christmas activity for listening, reading, and writing. San-nensei.

Listening Race

Students listen to the teacher read Present Tense verb sentences and circle the correct picture.

Can You Find the People Doing Things?

Students look through the textbook for people doing different activities and practice using the reduced relative clause.

Character's Clothes

Students see a small part of a character (a piece of clothing or body part). They guess which character the clothing/body part belongs to.

Schedule Tic-Tac-Toe

Using the classic game, kids practice school subjects, days of the week, and using both in the context of a sentence.

Uso Baseball

The students play a baseball-themed game where they describe themselves.

Eraser Get

This is a quick and easy vocab review 'game' for 1st grade past tense verbs. Ideal for a quick review before doing a writing exercise.

This Is A Game I Played

A simple speaking and listening Janken-focused sugoroku that has students say, "What's this?" "This is a ..." many times.

I'll Give You Game

Students pass around cards while saying "I'll give you ~." Those left holding the cards when the music stops are out!


Students listen to the teacher call out random numbers between 1-20 or 1-100 to complete dot-to-dot handout(s).

Prepositions of Place

This game teaches the students to hear prepositions of place: on, above, below, in front of, etc. The students listen and try to draw an image of a room that is described by the ALT.

Yamanote Line

Students pound on their desks and while practicing various English target vocabulary.

Luck Time

A dice game practicing time and numbers.


Students race to rebuild their rockets by correctly answering the AET's questions.

What's An Animal Found in Japan?

Practice the "reduced relative clause" (ex: "an animal found in Japan") by quizzing your students.

Who Likes Monsters

Students write third person sentences. Then play the Englipedia's Squares game, only a halloween version.


This is an activity for advanced 2nd years or 3rd year students. The handout teaches them about Sweden.

Lets Janken

This is a simple game that has students make "let's" sentences and enjoy playing janken.

Unexpected Occurrence

Students have fun studying about aliens. In this multi-activity, students learn new alien words, learn how to describe an alien and finally listen to a dialogue about an alien sighting.

Nought And Crosses

Students play noughts and crosses (Tic-Tac-Toe) and command their partner to do an action.

Student Examples

Students answer questions about what other students are doing.

Make A Newspaper

Make a front page to a newspaper.

Infinitive Poster Quiz

Paired students answer a quiz by listening to hints and competing for points. Following this, they write long answers.

Give Away

Students scramble to try and give their tickets to friends based on the teacher's directions.

How Many Pencils Do You Have?

Students write "I have ~ pencils/erasers/etc" sentences. Then they ask each other "How many ~ do you have?" questions.

Doctor Patient Interview

Students take turns being doctor and patient, and interview each other following the dialogue on the worksheet.

Quick & Easy "Can You...?"

This quick game is used to get students to practice saying "Can you...?" questions and responses.

Winter Break Bingo

Students ask each other if they did different activities over Winter Break. If the answer is "yes," they sign their names under the activity. The first student to have a Bingo wins.


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