Daily Archives: May 7, 2011

Global Needs

In this activity for high beginning or pre-intermediate EFL/ESL students, the group can practice working with the use of need, have, and has. These cards can also be used to have students think about the needs of children in poor nations or developing countries. This activity is excellent as an awareness raising activity for impoverished […]

Vocabulary Circles

This is a vocabulary circle activity for intermediate EFL/ESL learners. Laminate and pass out the vocabulary circle cards. Optionally teachers can draw the circles on the board to save on paper. In groups students must determine which word does not belong in the circle. All students need to agree on which word that does not […]

Running Dictation Follow Directions

This is a running dictation activity for high beginner, pre-intermediate EFL/ESL learners. This is a great four skills activity that incorporates reading comprehension with a task activity that has kinesthetic movement and interpersonal communication at the core. Cut the sentences out as strips and place on the wall. Pair up students and have students go […]

Five Senses

In this activity for high beginning or pre-intermediate EFL/ESL students, the group can practice working with language related to the five senses. These cards focus on using smell, touch, see, hear, and taste using the Subject Verb Object (SVO) sentence structure. Theses cards have a number of options. This can be done as a match […]

Role Play with Food Vocabulary

This is a role play and drama activity designed for young intermediate EFL/ESL learners. The activity reviews food and like vocabulary. Start by having students work in groups to preform the role play. Students can perform the role play for others, or for the class. Teaches may also take videos of the role play. When […]