Description: Requires the teacher to print out the activity on paper.
Board game to practice "Change trains at _____" "Get off at ______ station." "Take the _______ line."
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.
Students try to get bingo by asking for favors/permission using 'Can you/Can I...' questions.
Students search their textbook for pictures that match the criteria and then write a quiz for their classmates.
A worksheet to practice talking on the phone
I usually use this gesture game to introduce present continuous.
A point get game for practicing the present progressive.
This is a Guess Who-style game using cards and point tokens.
Students aim to understand the grammar and form a free dialogue around various questions.
A Christmas-themed worksheet activity where students learn Christmas vocabulary and create sentences with prepositional phrases.
Students use present tense plural verbs to form sentences to describe an original monster.
A tactical bingo game where bingo is bad. Students practice speaking as well as listening.
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.
Students learn how to order various fast food items then customize their own dialogue to practice with their friends.
A fun activity based on the Christmas tradition of finding the pickle ornament on the Christmas tree.
An information gap game where students ask each other the time and weather in different parts of the world.
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.
Students try to guess the name of the band from pictograms.
Students draw three sets of two comparatives according to the descriptions under each. Adjustable for superlatives.
A quiz review game and then a writing activity.
A fun Christmas activity for listening, reading, and writing. San-nensei.
This activity practices the present progressive verb tense (verb + ing) and then plays a fun charades game.
Students get into groups and try to come up with past tense sentences that will give them the most points.
Students listen to the teacher read Present Tense verb sentences and circle the correct picture.
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.
Using the classic game, kids practice school subjects, days of the week, and using both in the context of a sentence.
The students play a baseball-themed game where they describe themselves.
A simple speaking and listening Janken-focused sugoroku that has students say, "What's this?" "This is a ..." many times.
Students discover their friends' future by reading the palm lines on their hands.
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).
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.
Students make their own country while practicing possessives.
Sentences are auctioned off to students and they must say if the sentence is grammatically correct.
This activity is based on the doctor visit dialog in New Horizon's English textbook, but this one is more entertaining and it teaches various names of illnesses.
This is a group Jeopardy game mixed with a flavor of Bingo.
This information gap game is pretty self-explanatory.
Students decide on a recipe, then go shopping for ingredients to make their very own Original Juice.
A dice game practicing time and numbers.