Category: Grammar

Past Perfect Pictures

Here is an ESL  idea to practice the Past Perfect. After introducing the rules to  Past perfect, put 6-8 different pictures around the classroom that tell a story. Get your students into pairs and tell …

Dice Bingo

Here is an ESL warmer. At the beginning of the lesson write a list of questions related to the things that will come up in that lesson. Bring in a selection of boxes and ask …

It wasn’t me!!!

Here is an ESL idea to practice past simple or past continuous questions. Tell your class that something was stolen from your school last night!!  There was a witness who saw three people leaving the …

Magic Mini boards

Here is an ESL idea to practice grammar, games,spelling and vocabulary. This is a fantastic idea which can be used with any ESL activity. Instead of getting your students to do grammar exercises in their …

Dice monsters

Here is an ESL idea to practice have got or body vocabulary. After you have introduced body vocabulary give each student a piece of paper and pencil.  Put your students into groups of 4 and …

How to teach present passive

Here is an ESL teaching idea for present passive using Mr Bean. You are going to need “Mr Bean park bench” sketch for this activity. Ask your students how you make a sandwich.  On the …

Has got monsters

Here is an ESL activity to practice have/has got and body vocabulary. After you have introduced body vocabulary and has got, print or draw a few different monster flashcards. Put the flashcards on the board …

Describe and draw

Here is an activity to practice vocabulary, prepositions of place and present continuous. Get your students into pairs and give one student a picture and the other a paper and pencil. The student with the …

Superlative Guiness world record

Here is an activity to practice superlatives. If you have a computer room in your school, then go to http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/ and ask your students to look for the fastest animal on earth, the oldest person, the …

Comparative Activities

Here are some activities to practice comparatives. 1.Take in some magazines into the classroom and tell your students to cut out any two people they like. (but the more different the better!) Tell them to glue …