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...
27 January, 2009
This is a topic which most children are fascinated with because it simultaneously teaches them about the real world around them and allows...
2 January, 2009
This is a writing and speaking activity using the silent-method to practise the vocabulary of daily routines, present simple and telling...
10 December, 2008
This is vocabulary activity that can be used easily with students of different ages.
29 October, 2008
This is the second in a two part series. Part two focuses on special days and birthdays in particular. You can do this early on in the...
7 August, 2008
St Patrick’s Day is now celebrated throughout the world, not just in Ireland, with the largest parade taking place in New York City.
4 July, 2007
The passport section of portfolios summarizes the owner’s linguistic identity, language-learning experiences and language qualifications in...
11 April, 2007
Children love learning about festivals and the way other people celebrate them. It’s also fascinating for them to compare how they...
3 October, 2006
It is often necessary to recycle new words several times in class before they become part of learners' active vocabulary, and the same is...
11 April, 2004
Circle games are a great way to encourage the whole class to work together. They also provide an often welcome change in working pattern.

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