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Top 5 activities
  • Are you From DokoDoko? Students ask each other "Are you...?" questions and collect signatures. 3
  • "How long have you...?" Bingo Students practice the question "How long have you ____?" by playing bingo with each other. 3
  • Class Paparazzi A very basic interviewing game in which students chase each other and ask basic "Are you~?" questions with "I am" answers while sporting tiny printed cameras. 2
  • May I sit down? - A Liar's Game A game that focuses on heavy repetition of May I and answers. Students work to find the liar amongst the opposing team. 2
  • English Conversation Board Game A bright and colorful board game focused on getting students to converse in English. 2
Recent activities
"Does he/she" Guess-the-character Game

Students compete to guess as many characters as they can by asking "Does (pronoun) (verb + object)?" questions. This uses the characters in the Sunshine textbooks.

Birthday Present Memory Game

"What do you want for your birthday?" Memory Game

Clock and Time Cards

Students try to find their pair by asking, "What time is it?" and answering, "It's ~~."

What's Popular?

Students interview their friends on what they enjoyed doing last night, write down their answers, and decide what activity is the most popular in their class.

World Travelers

Students interview each other at a school reunion to find out where they've been since graduation.

How Many Guesses

Students practice speaking with a set dialogue and try to guess their classmates' magic numbers.

Find Someone Who

Students ask each other questions about whether they've been to various locations.

What's That Doodle

Get the students to practice asking 'What is that?' by drawing some wild art.

ALT's Room

Students practice using prepositions by asking the whereabouts of objects.

May I sit down? - A Liar's Game

A game that focuses on heavy repetition of May I and answers. Students work to find the liar amongst the opposing team.

Why-because Memory Game

Play memory as a class using "why" and "because".

What is this? What is that? Guess the Sound

Play random sounds and have students in groups guess what they are.

"Did you" Bingo

Here are 32 different versions of a bingo sheet to use for reviewing, "Did you ---? Yes, I did. No, I didn't."

Fast Food Mc Norm

This is a fast food role play based on Total English 1's Talk Time 2 exercise.

Will You Get A Card?

Students ask fun / silly requests to try to get the most cards.

What's In My Pockets?

This game isn't rocket science. Students try to guess the objects in your pockets.

What Janken

Students rotate partners, play janken, interview each other and embrace their artistic skills.

I Was Alibi Searching

Whole class mingles asking and answering questions to find two mystery criminals.

Time Q&A

Students ask each other questions relating to what time they do something (get up, eat breakfast, go to school, etc). Chopsticks are used to keep score.

Does/Doesn't Quiz

Students secretly choose one character and then interview their friends to find out their choice.

I Am Mr Tornado

A fast-paced game that gets students writing and saying sentences using the "be"-verb. They build houses, and pulling the Tornado card blows down (erases) all their houses!


Students pretend they are going through immigration in the U.S.

English Conversation Board Game

A bright and colorful board game focused on getting students to converse in English.

Busy Schedule

A simple Information gap activity where students ask partners questions using the future tense to find out what certain characters are doing when.

What Do You Want Trump

Students try to make pairs with a standard deck of cards by answering the question "What do you want?"

Do you _____? Board game.

Very exciting board game for 1st grade JHS.

At The Restaurant

Students play the role of waiter or customer in a restaurant.

Is There Sumo In America?

Students play a true or false guessing game about America while using "there is/are."

What Do You Like - Guess Who

Students practice asking and answering "What ___ do you like?" while testing how well they know their classmates in this "guess who" acitivity.

Hungry Hungry Hippo

Students play a fun card game while practicing "Would you like some ~?".

What Is Yoda Doing?

An information gap activity which can be played in pairs or a class where students find out what various characters are doing.

Where Again

Good and easy speaking practice idea for students to work together to find out the locations of the items in their school.

Do you like baseball?

Students ask questions to each other; they don't want 'Yes' answers.

Who's This Woman?

Students create names for characters on the worksheet and then ask classmates, 'Who's this ~?' Then, students practice writing questions and answers.

But Not Okinawa

Students test their knowledge of Japan's prefectures, minus Okinawa, and then practice asking about the location of the prefectures they don't know.

May I / Could you: activity worksheet

2 part worksheet for p28-29 of New Horizon 2.


This activity practices Past Progressive Pair work (was/were + verb'ing').

When Do You Have Plans?

Students invite each other to do things and write about their friends' plans in this speaking, listening, and writing activity.

Are You? Guessing Game

Guessing game where students will ask the questions and try to discover which character their partner has chosen.

Guess Who

Use prints of the fun board game "Guess Who" to practice the expressions, "Do you have ~?" and "Are you ~?"


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