Category: Ice Breakers and Revision

Teamwork

Here is an ESL idea to help with discipline problems and teamwork in the classroom. I usually do this on the first day of class.  After you have done some getting to know you games …

Break the ice with wordle

Here is an ESL class icebreaker idea. This is a great idea for the students to get to know the teacher and eachother. Before the lesson go on www.wordle.net and prepare a wordle with sentences …

Getting to know you dice!

Here is an ESL icebreaker idea to help get to know eachother. On the board write numbers 1-6 on the board, giving each number a topic e.g 1=family, 2 =hobbies etc. Put your students in …

Find someone who YOU want!

Here is a fun ESL class icebreaker to use in your first lesson.  This is a fresh take on the traditional find someone who activity.   The teacher firstly tells the class that they want …

Getting to know the teacher!

Here is an ESL class icebreaker idea to help the students get to know the teacher and eachother. On the board write some information about yourself.  You should put some info that is obvious and …

Vocabulary treasure hunt

Here is an ESL revision or ice breaker idea. This activity can be used to introduce new vocabulary at the beginning of the year or revision at the end. Before the lesson write out a …

revision treasure hunt

Here is an ESL revision idea to practice grammar, vocabulary or reading. Before the lesson, prepare a variety of exercises for the students to practice before an exam. Put these exercises in different places around …

Speaking Paper ball fight

Here is an ESL speaking and revision idea. This activity can be used to practice any topic or grammar use.  If you are teaching present perfect then get some used A4 paper and cut into …

Get them speaking!

Here is an ESL speaking and revision idea.   This is an activity you can use whatever the topic or grammar use.  If you are teaching the past simple questions then get some used A4 …

Jeopardy

Here is an ESL revision game. On the board draw a grid like the one in the picture.  For each square you write a question (the higher the value the more difficult the question). Put …