Are your ESL students good at reading? Are they slow? Here is a quick classroom activity that can be used to check student reading fluency levels.
Need some awesome listening activities to make your class more enjoyable and useful? Here are 4 activities that require little prep but can deliver big results.
Here are 5 ESL speaking activities that work really well as warmers or fillers for intermediate+ students. Review vocabulary, teach English, nudge students towards fluency and have a little fun at the same time.
Sponge Activities that Teach English
Teaching English requires a panoply of skills. One of them is preparation. ESL teachers need a good supply of ready to go materials when the inevitable surprise comes up. Like when a lesson finishes early and you want to fill a gap with a useful activity.
Consider adding these 5 activities to your collection of back pocket activities, fun language-focused exercises, video lessons and pair work discussion builders that require little prep.
Most of the activities are geared towards a conversation class (high beginner+), but can easily be adapted for writing classes with some imagination.