Description: Aimed at elementary school students.
A dialogue modeled by the ALT and HRT or JTE and then mimicked by the students
Students practice speaking English and countries' name while they move around the world.
Make public speaking and introductions fun.
Students listen to the subjects their classmates like to study and memorise.
Students compete in rows to destroy magnetic castles and capture flags in a quiz style game.
Students travel around game board collecting times on their cards for various daily routine verbs.
Students have to try to guess a number from within a set range. The less guesses, the more the points.
This uses a 5 x 5 game to practice days and subjects
Students practice saying various animals by choosing can't-be-seen cards from a Jeopardy-formatted chalkboard.
This activity can be used as a practice for "How many ~?" lesson. Students have a good laugh at their final outputs. Activity can be done by pair or small groups.
Students introduce themselves and collect signs from other members of the class
Three powerpoint stories for very young classes
Students play the famous UNO card game while practicing saying the names of ten shapes in English.
A blindfolded student is guided by his peers to his chosen destination.
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
Students read a self-introduction from one of their classmates, then the class guesses which student it's from.
This card trick will leave your students breathless but it only works if they know how to spell numbers 1-10.
Students practice imperatives by catching or not catching a tennis ball.
This listening activity is for helping students catch the difference between "teen" and "ty" at the end of numbers.
Students race to be the fastest to touch the body part explained by the ALT.
Three choice quizzes I use when first start at schools. Might be useful for other ALTs from Canada.
Students draw animals using the shapes they are taught. This is a very easy and basic activity which teaches students to recognize shapes in animals.
Guess what letters are not correct and fix them.
This game helps students practice vocabulary or English sentences. It is a general game that can be used for ES or JHS lessons.
Students go round asking their friends "Do you like bananas?" in order to find 8 hidden bananamen.
Children play a simplified version of "I Spy" while reviewing colours.
This is a simple alphabet order game where students must say what is before/after the letter you say.
Students get into groups and compete to make the most or best parfaits.
While singing along to the Bingo song, students sing the English vowels and practice giving their self-introductions.
Students walk around and exchange their picture cards with other students, with the goal of collecting many fruits that they like and giving away fruits that they don't like.
Students stategically play alphabet cards in hopes to gain the most cards.
Students ask "How much is~?" to find out the prices of the items in this info gap activity.
Students learn animal names, movements, and sounds through this educational and fun tag game. This is a slight variation of the 'Safe Zone' game.
Students race to recall alphabet letters randomly written on the chalkboard.
Students form letters of the alphabet using their bodies.
This game is similar to Go Fish, except a little more advanced. Students learn how to ask what and where questions while practicing animal and country names.
Students use their knowledge of English colors, numbers, body parts, and shapes (optional) to draw a monster based upon the ALT's description.
Students review what was studied in the year with a fun, 48 question quiz based on Mario.