Image

GamesHere you can find entertaining games which involve language use. If you have any favourite language learning games that work well with your students, why not contact us and send them in.

A Dark and stormy night

The main focus of this activity is on developing writing skills, but it's also good for developing listening speaking and reading skills and also for practising past tenses, descriptive vocabulary and generally having fun.

Back writing

This is a good activity for restless younger classes and is suitable for language assistants to use as well as teachers.

Battleships

This childhood board game can easily be adapted for use in the language classroom. It is suitable for language assistants as well as teachers.

Chain drawings

This is a fun activity using music which can be used with all groups.

Change places…

This is a great activity to get students moving about and practice some vocabulary or sentence structures. It is suitable for language assistants as well as teachers.

Christmas games

These are some games which we associate with parties and Christmas celebrations in UK schools. They can be adapted for language learners of all ages and levels. These activities are suitable for language assistants as well as teachers

Concentration

This is a good game for high-energy groups when you need to get them all sitting down and on task. It is suitable for language assistants as well as teachers

Conditional chain game

This game is good to revise and practise structures in the first conditional. It is suitable for language assistants as well as teachers.

Pages

Stop the Bus

This is a great game to revise vocabulary and you can use it with any age group and any level by changing the category headings. This activity is designed to be used by language assistants as well as teachers.

Gap Fill Gamble

This is a game to make any gap-fill task or cloze texts (reading tasks with gaps) more exciting. It is suitable for language assistants as well as teachers.

In the Teacher’s Shoes

This is great for the first class with a new group or when you come back to class after a holiday or even after a weekend.

Christmas games

These are some games which we associate with parties and Christmas celebrations in UK schools. They can be adapted for language learners of all ages and levels. These activities are suitable for language assistants as well as teachers

Mastermind

This is a great game for those logical-mathematical thinkers. It is suitable for language assistants as well as teachers.

The Press Conference

This is a great activity for practising question forms in a fun way and gives structured speaking practice to lower levels. 

Happy Graph

This is a valuable warmer activity for any teenage class. It gives the students the chance to get to know you a little more and it gives you the opportunity to find out about how your students are feeling before you start your lesson.

Deja vu

This speaking activity gets students to think in English and use their memory, simultaneously. It is a simple way of recycling texts previously studied in class.

Conditional chain game

This game is good to revise and practise structures in the first conditional. It is suitable for language assistants as well as teachers.

One word stories

This is a simple activity where each student adds a word to create a group story. It is designed to be used by language assistants as well as teachers.

Pages

Your comments

Why not be the first person to add a comment in this section of the site and see it posted here.