Description: Aimed at high school students.
Play "snakes and ladders" while making sentences using past tense
A "Who Dunnit" game where the class are detectives and interview five students to solve a mystery
Make the teachers say a keyword or phrase to get some points.
Students work in groups to try to piece together short classic fables.
This lesson teaches the students the basics of how to write two types of poetry—acrostic and persona.
This lesson should be used as a review activity AFTER the students already know how to ask and express directions.
Students write about their class trips.
Students do a survey in class to see how often they help their mother around the house.
A judge will decide after hearing each slip of concluding sentences which one is the funniest or most interesting.
Students search their textbook for pictures that match the criteria and then write a quiz for their classmates.
Students take turns in teams to spell out a word the instructor calls out by crossing out a letter on their team
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.
This is a group Jeopardy game mixed with a flavor of Bingo.
Practice the "reduced relative clause" (ex: "an animal found in Japan") by quizzing your students.
This is an activity for advanced 2nd years or 3rd year students. The handout teaches them about Sweden.
Students have fun studying about aliens. In this multi-activity, students learn new alien words, learn how to describe an alien and finally listen to a dialogue about an alien sighting.
A fun and challenging listening-based bingo game.
An updated version of Super Mario Typhoon by Alexander Grant. This version is a review of prepositions, comparatives, verb tenses, articles, and pronunciation. You can edit to add your own material.
Students try to explain Japanese words that don't have any simple English equivalents.
Students learn the nicknames of places and things and review what they know about Japan.
A game that focuses on heavy repetition of May I and answers. Students work to find the liar amongst the opposing team.
The rules of English spelling explained in Japanese. (Worksheet)
A template for kids to use power point in their presentations.
A fun and creative project for OC Elective classes.
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.
Students practice shopping dialogue and use a shopping catalogue to make a shopping list. They then buy items.
Students play the role of waiter or customer in a restaurant.
In teams, students try to piece a story together.
Students listen to a scary story and reach for an eraser when they hear the target word.
Students listen to a story and write down words they recognize in bingo squares.
If you don't want to spend money on a bunch of card decks, print these out instead!
Students ask yes/no questions about something hidden in a bag until they guess it.
This diary gives students an opportunity to write in English freely.
Students must answer the questions wrong (but grammatically correct) to win!
A sleek and simple cultural presentation showing off various animals that are unique to (or native to) specific countries around the world.
Students pass around pictures of sushi with music playing. Whoever is holding sushi when the music stops has to write a sentence.
A sleek and simple cultural presentation showing off traditional and famous foods from countries around the world.
Students listen to the ALT describing a Japanese prefecture and try to guess which one it is to get points. It's a review of English comprehension and general Japanese culture.
Students aim to think of many words associated with a topic.