What is Past Simple?

Why do we use Past Simple? We use it to talk about specific actions that happened in the past. Past Simple Affirmative: There are regular past simple verbs which are easy to learn because they …

What is Present simple?

Why do we use Present Simple?    We use it to talk about activities that you do everyday or facts. Affirmative: I/you/They/We go, do, play, catch … He /She /It goes, does, plays, catches … …

How to practice vocabulary and spelling

Here is an ESL teaching idea to practice vocabulary, spelling and the word formation exercise in the use of english. Find a word formation exercise and get the answers.  Cut out some pieces of card …

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 …

Post it celebrity

Here is an ESL class ice breaker and speaking activity. On some post it notes write the name of celebrities, politicians, famous characters etc. Stick a post it note, with a name, on each student …

All Change

Here is an ESL class ice breaker. This is a fantastic game to relax and get to know your students.   The best thing about this game is that you can adapt it and play …

Revision cards

Here is an ESL end of term revision idea. Make your revision lessons more interesting by making revision cards. Photocopy all the exercises that you want your students to practice and glue them on to …

Revision noughts and crosses

Here is an an ESL end of term revision teaching idea. Why not make revision time more interesting.  Get an A3 sheet of paper and divide it into 9 boxes, like a noughts and crosses …

Use of English Open Cloze

Here is an activity to practice Use of English open cloze. Firstly, give your students an open cloze exercise and ask them what kind of words go in the spaces. Write on envelopes all the …

Number 1-9

Here is an exercise to practice spelling English numbers 1-9.