2 February, 2003
One way to introduce vocabulary could be having your students write poems.
2 February, 2003
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.
2 February, 2003
To check how rich my students' vocabulary is, I have them play the snake-word game.
2 February, 2003
At the start of the school year I ask my students to 'Adopt a word' and share it with the class.
2 February, 2003
The following games can be played throughout the school year but are also very useful as a round up at the end of term. You can play them a...
9 January, 2003
Board games like Snakes and ladders have been around the EFL block for a while because they add the element of fun to the English classroom...
9 January, 2003
I was sorry to hear that many people seem to be having problems with teenagers during their English teaching. I taught English to a group...
13 December, 2002
Magazines are a great source of ideas and materials for teaching and can keep your students interested and talking for hours on a whole...
13 December, 2002
Storytelling activities are a great way to allow students to express themselves freely and creatively in an authentic and real way.
13 December, 2002
Comic strips can be used from beginner level to advanced level for a variety of language and discussion activities.
22 November, 2002
These activities describe different ways you and your students can read text aloud in order to develop your students' feeling for the music...
22 November, 2002
There are many ways you can work with classroom readers that are more inspiring and engaging than standard approaches, which can have...
6 September, 2002
This activity is extremely simple. Each student adds a word to create a group story. Despite the simplicity it can be really challenging...
23 June, 2002
This is a speaking exercise to practise clauses and infinitive of purpose.
23 June, 2002
These notes on dictation come from a talk presented by Edna Equihua
23 June, 2002
This is a lively activity that practises speaking, listening, writing, walking and remembering!
23 June, 2002
This is a simple way to start the lesson with revision that uses the board.
23 June, 2002
When it comes to revision, this is an activity I've found time-effective and motivating. After my students have worked on three texts in...
23 June, 2002
I am an English teacher in Brazil and I really enjoyed finding this site because it has helped me by giving me tools to use while teaching...
23 June, 2002
Here are some tried and tested ideas I get my students to do when listening to a pop song. Activities need not require hours of preparation...

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