Igniting colorful, sparkling speech is always a challenge in language classrooms. Many of us have seen over-used or boring icebreakers fall flat, whether leading them or enduring them during conferences or training sessions. There are actually fun, effective ESL icebreakers that you can use to get students interacting with one another in a friendly way while building their English skills. Download: This blog post is available as a convenient and portable PDF that you can take anywhere. Click here to get a copy. Not all icebreakers are created equal.
Education Lessons: Breaking News English ESL Materials
To all our teachers: There are many language schools and other educational institutions closing now because of the Coronavirus situation. Please remember we have our Student Site. These are materials that will probably be suitable for students who have studied English for approximately two academic years. For more information on the level classification used on esl lounge , go to our level description page.
Lines, curves, dots, scribbles, squiggles—everything about drawing is just plain fun. They just have to enjoy themselves while putting pencil to paper! Well, let me ask you this: Have you ever looked for a classroom activity that was fun for your students and incredibly quick to evaluate?
Compare this to begpinners who you may teach how to read! Or, learning all the vocabulary about the weather for the first time. I remember back to when I first started teaching and I thought that higher-level students would be easier to teach than beginners. After all, we could communicate with each other easily. Over time, I found this not to be the case at all.