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ESL Warmer Draw me something

ESL Warmer: Draw me Something

Draw me Something is a simple activity that can be used as a way of starting a lesson on articles but can be adapted for other grammar points such as dependant prepositions. Activity time: 5 minutes Level: teens and adults (A2 +) Skills practiced: Speaking, listening  Materials needed: Pencil and paper for each pair of students. […]

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ESL Game Quick Draw

ESL Game: Quick Draw

Quick Draw is a simple activity to review vocabulary with your students. In this activity students are put in teams. They are then given a fixed amount of time (e.g 2 minutes) to draw as many words as they can. They must have their team say the word before they can move on to the next […]

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ESL Warmer Game Name 10

ESL Warmer: Name 10

Name 10 is a simple warmer/cooler get students focused at the beginning or end of class. In this activity students have to work in pairs or individually and write a list of ten things based on what the teacher says. This activity is particularly useful to practice sets of vocabulary with students  in class.  Activity […]

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ESL Christmas Game: Stop Santa’s Sleigh

Stop Santa’s Sleigh is a simple festive activity that works well with teens and even adults. In this activity students play in pairs. The teach gives students a category such as ‘Name three Christmas traditions” and then the students have to write three Christmas traditions and then say ‘Stop Santa’s Sleigh’  are the winner of […]

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