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Alphabet Card Spelling Game

10-15 Minutes Groups of 2-3 Practice spelling and review/preview vocabulary Use lower case cards Use upper case cards Include punctuation marks and have more advanced students make sentences Prepare sets of alphabet cards with one letter on each card Prepare…

Alphabet Word Game

30 minutes Groups of 2-4 Practice vocabulary through themes Change around the categories based on level of students Divide class into groups of 2-4 students Each group assigns a writer The writer makes a chart with headings such as ‘Boy’s…

Back Writing

5 minutes At least 3 Practice spelling words by writing them on the backs of other students Instructions for older students: Have students sit in team lines Teach these actions: tap own shoulder for ‘repeat’ and nod for ‘OK, I…

ESL Games: Secret Word

Instructions Student A leaves the room. The other students choose a secret word Then student A returns and has to ask questions to elicit the secret word Example questions include: Is it a character/object, Where does it live, What tasks…

ESL Games: Telephone

Instructions 1. Divide class into groups of 6 or more, and arrange each group in a straight line or row. 2. Ask for a volunteer listener from each group. Take them outside of the classroom and give them a message…

ESL Game: Word Challenge

Instructions Have students get into teams of 4-10 people One person from each team does rocks, paper, scissors Winner says a word and opponent tries to write the word correctly If they get it right, their team gets a point…
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