Teaching English Games Blog

middle school girl pretending to be a detective

Here is a fun game to get your teen EFL students speaking in class and enjoying themselves. Freya Dougan-Whaite, teaching middle school in South Korea, reports back and tells us how she used the game, and the success she and her students all had.

I just wanted to write and say...

13 Sep Shelley Vernon No Comments
advertising concept

A teacher asked me for help with a workshop for fifth graders, to stimulate their critical thinking skills and work on their English around the theme of advertisements and commercials.

Warm-Up

To start the lesson ask students if they can think of any ads they have seen, online,...

06 Jun Shelley Vernon No Comments
middle school kids learning English through drawing, singing and role-play

Here is a typical teaching problem, and solutions. A bright 11-year-old girl is studying English at school and having one private lesson per week. She picks everything up really quickly and gets good marks in the tests at school, but the next week, she has forgotten it all. Each week the private...

26 Apr Shelley Vernon 1 Comment

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