It’s early December and for the past three years, I have produced a Christmas quiz template that can be used for the holiday season. This year is no different. What’s new Left: The Christmas Quiz 2016. Right: The Christmas Quiz … Continue reading Christmas Quiz 2017
Bingo is a common game to use in the language learning classroom, especially Word Bingo. This PowerPoint version of Bingo allows you to prepare all your words before class and display a large version of a Bingo grid to your … Continue reading Bingo: A Review Game for PowerPoint
Family Feud is a game that encourages students to use English, it gives them opportunities to guess even if they don’t know the answer and it allows them to practice the vocabulary and grammar that they have been learning. This … Continue reading Family Feud
The Mystery Word Game is a great game to review vocabulary. Give clues and challenge your students to answer with the correct vocabulary until they can guess the mystery word. I have used this activity in my classes as it only … Continue reading The Mystery Word Game
Story Circles is a useful PowerPoint activity that can be used to present or practice the sequences or the order of the target language. Sequences or orders often occur in English language teaching. For example: Adverbs of sequence. (First, then, … Continue reading Story Circles: An Ordering Activity for PowerPoint.
50-50 is an adaptable PowerPoint quiz that can be used for introductions, practice and review. It’s summer break for many teachers but thoughts often turn to the next semester. For some teachers, new classes are starting. For others, classes will be returning … Continue reading 50-50: A PowerPoint Quiz
Star Groups is game inspired by a TV game show called Wipeout. The activity encourages students to categorize or show greater awareness of the target language. Back in October 2015, ELTplanning.com wrote an article entitled 30 activities inspired by game … Continue reading Star Groups – Can you sort the language?
Finger Twister is a great game and it is easy to adapt and use in the classroom. Turn the introduction or review of new language into a fun game that the students will enjoy playing. I recently read this article … Continue reading Finger Twister: A Classroom Quiz with a Twist
‘Find the Lie’ is a common EFL activity. You may know it as ‘two truths and one lie’ or you may have seen TV game shows that have used a similar format. There are already several descriptions of the activity … Continue reading Find the Lie
A grammar auction is a fun and lively way to review grammar, correct common mistakes and improve accuracy. Now there is a PowerPoint template for this activity. Continue reading Grammar Auction: Turn grammar review into a game