Description: Aimed at junior high school students.
Like the classic game memory, but with pictures and words. Pattern practice for -er comparatives.
Students guess which items are 100 yen or antiques.
Students practice (or are introduced to) plural nouns by finding easy words in a word search, then reporting how many of each word they have found.
Students practice asking and answering "Which is your favorite, A or B?" (or which do you like?) and play a modified version of janken.
This is a mathematical card trick that is good for introducing numbers and mystifying your students.
Simple powerpoint to review material with a christmas theme
Students mingle and exchange character cards whilst introducing the characters to their friends. The aim is to try to find out the relationship of as many characters as possible within 8 minutes.
Students do a survey in class to see how often they help their mother around the house.
Students work at a hotel front desk giving "customers" written directions to various sites around the city using a bus route map. (Review of New Crown 2 & 3 We're Talking 1)
This game is played like you would Pictionary, except all the cards are in the form of prepositions.
In this fast-paced gesture game, students throw a Doink ball around the room acting out various adjectives.
Students act as waiters, playing janken and taking orders to see who can make the most money in this quick and easy to set up game!
Students aim to remember multiple "May/Could I ~" sentences.
A worksheet for practicing indirect questions
A judge will decide after hearing each slip of concluding sentences which one is the funniest or most interesting.
A fun game played with a circle of students in chairs.
I usually use this to practice school subjects and week days
Students try to ask 16 other students "Would you like to..." questions.
A group game where students take turns calling out stations and giving directions while trying to win points.
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 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.
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 take turns in teams to spell out a word the instructor calls out by crossing out a letter on their team
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.