1st Oct 2017

When it comes to classroom speaking activities, I try to give emphasis to real-life situation, authentic activities and meaningful tasks to promote communication. To develop this productive skill, students need intensive and constant practice. But unlike other macro skills such as […]

21st Aug 2017

Running out of tricks? Here are some quick vocabulary activities for kids that every ESL/EFL teacher can rely on anytime of the day. They require little to no preparation and some can be given to kids and adult learners by […]

7th Mar 2017

Several groups have taken the concept of “charity donations” to a whole new level by creating educational games for a cause. These online platforms let players support non-profit organizations while learning and having fun. On this list you’ll find 3 […]

10th Dec 2016

The following list is yet another excellent resources for ESL/EFL teachers that will surely increase student engagement in the class. I am talking about easy-to-use, no-BS online vocabulary games generator where teachers can easily create vocabulary games for review or warm up […]

6th Nov 2016

I use games and fun activities to warm up my class before the lesson begins, to break the ice or even as a time filler. Warmers bring energy to class and definitely fills the time with more learning when the […]

5th Nov 2016

Students form a group of four and number themselves from 1-4. Students will all “sleep” by putting their heads down. When they hear the teacher calls their own number, they will “wake up” and have to remember what they see. […]

27th Jan 2016

I try to engage the class during the first day of school by doing the time capsule activity, or in this case a time “box” since boxes are easier to find than plastic capsules which are available only in the […]