9 June, 2010
Following on from Drama with children 1 here are a few suggestions that will help you integrate drama into your classroom. Many of the...
9 June, 2010
This is a fun question and answer writing activity.
26 May, 2010
For young children and adults alike it can be intimidating to speak a foreign language in front of other people. Even five-year-olds can be...
26 May, 2010
This childhood board game can easily be adapted for use in the language classroom.
19 May, 2010
The following ideas are ideal for a post-Christmas show and tell style session but can be equally adapted throughout the year. You will...
5 May, 2010
Children love learning about animals, especially ones which are big, scary, colourful, wild, and potentially dangerous!
21 April, 2010
The biography section of portfolios is a documentation of the learners' personal language learning history and can include, for example, a...
21 April, 2010
This is a good topic for practising different ways of how to collect and store data. You can make mini questionnaires, make charts and set...
14 April, 2010
This is a drawing and speaking activity that is fun to use with primary classes to revise the present continuous form. It is easy to set up...
14 April, 2010
Although this is a grammar point and you’d be advised to limit grammar input for primary learners, you can present the prepositions as...
24 March, 2010
Do you find yourself spending hours preparing your lessons? Are you getting very little support from colleagues? Is it difficult to know...
3 March, 2010
This is a quick simple game that reviews question forms and can be used as a warmer or a filler at the end of the lesson with all students...
17 February, 2010
This activity develops a number of skills (CLIL) and creates an appropriate context for students to communicate at this age. It can be...
3 February, 2010
This is a good game for high-energy groups when you need to get them all sitting down and on task.
20 January, 2010
This is a great activity to get students moving about and practise some vocabulary or sentence structures.
19 December, 2009
This activity practises language of ordering food in a restaurant although this can be adapted for any scenario. It's a great way to...
25 November, 2009
These activities all use letters from the classic game of Scrabble.
11 November, 2009
An essential skill in communicating and keeping up a conversation is the ability to ask questions.
4 November, 2009
Art is an important part of the young learners’ development at school and can also be part of their English learning. Colouring shouldn’t...
16 September, 2009
If you can use part of a classroom as your own or if you always use the same classroom, then find out about the possibility of displaying...
30 June, 2009
British people have a reputation for being polite and appreciating good manners. You can have fun with your children in many different role...
3 June, 2009
After teaching your pupils for a year you will probably have forgotten how much you’ve taught them and you’ll be pleasantly surprised to...
28 May, 2009
This is a popular topic with young learners as it is easy for them to relate to the situations and it provides many opportunities to...
13 May, 2009
Every child is unique and approaches learning differently. You should always vary your teaching techniques to avoid alienating the students...
24 March, 2009
Coming into a primary English lesson should always be about having fun. The fun should obviously always be grounded in learning, but it's...

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