Description: The teacher can use this activity to start a class.
Students try to guess the name of the band from pictograms.
Students take turns in teams to spell out a word the instructor calls out by crossing out a letter on their team
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.
A shiritori type game where students race to write sentences about famous people.
Students pound on their desks and while practicing various English target vocabulary.
A row race where students attempt to fill in as many body parts on a stick figure, within five minutes, as possible.
Students study basic useful English phrases. It works best for first year students, but it is recommended for second and third year students as well if they don't already know the phrases.
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.
A fun and challenging listening-based bingo game.
Students play an adapted version of the popular drinking game (a point that should NOT be made in class).
Animals made out of geometric shapes for practicing shapes and counting.
some cute Halloween-themed cards to use in class along with a complimentary vocabulary list of the cards.
This is a worksheet I made for my JHS 2nd years to have fun with English tongue twisters while still focusing on important sounds.
Powerpoint for practicing up, down, left and right
This is a review game for lesson 5 New Crown 1
"What do you want for your birthday?" Memory Game
This is a number version of the game "Spot it" (also known as "Dobble")
Students blindly bet money they can spell words correctly.
Play random sounds and have students in groups guess what they are.
A poster to practice 'How many animals do you see?'
Practice the 'who' relative pronoun
Students race to answer questions in hopes of sitting down before their friends.
The ALT says a number and the students must jump that many times.
This activity can be a sort of quiz game for the students while practicing the "I think (that)... sentence pattern. Though it can be used with any other grammar lessons, like verb tenses.
A bright and colorful board game focused on getting students to converse in English.
This activity is to help the students with difficult minimal pairs. It is a good warm
A basic boardgame to practice making questions
A game in which students perform actions according to the teacher's commands, but only if the command is followed by the phrase, "Simon says."
Students walk around playing Janken and asking for target vocabulary cards.
Students listen to a scary story and reach for an eraser when they hear the target word.
Each student in turn says one day of the week in order. The class races to beat their time.
If you don't want to spend money on a bunch of card decks, print these out instead!
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."
Find the hidden numbers and practice speaking them.
Get students predicting and practicing "you have" in this rhythmical one-on-one game.
Students must answer the questions wrong (but grammatically correct) to win!
Short pair activity. Good as a warm up.
A speak and race activity. It could also be a writing activity.
Simple and adaptable pair activity
Students write words in their notebooks hoping to score a bingo.