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
professions construction workers

*Professions: What do you do? I’m a mechanic. What does he/she do? She’s/He’s a vet.

Start by teaching the professions vocab by asking the class what they do and choosing 8 professions for everyone to learn. The danger of learning more than 8 new words is that...

13 Mar Shelley Vernon No Comments
child shopping to learn some, a, an, and any

Studies have shown that children achieve higher test scores when they are allowed to play outside before the taking of an exam. The concept of play may also be applied to learning grammar through the playing of specific games tailored to meet the corresponding lesson. Today I have chosen the...

13 Mar Shelley Vernon 3 Comments

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