160 Logic Puzzles and Word Games Ebook

Teach ESL students problem solving skills?

Oh yeah. This ebook with 30 worksheets will get your students thinking, speaking and learning in English.

These classroom-tested 160 logic puzzles and word games can transform spare time into quality opportunities to learn and practice critical thinking, problem solving skills and English fluency. Great for end of period work, homework and private tutorials.

Why do teachers need this ebook?

Effective teachers need an arsenal of thinking and fluency activities. In an era of diminishing attention spans, ubiquitous multimedia and dopamine drops caused by temporary Smartphone withdrawal, teachers have to find ways to keep kids engaged by giving them fun and meaningful challenges. And, teachers have to do that without spending their weekends lesson planning.

I know, worksheets have a bad reputation – time fillers, right? But this ebook is different. Take a look at the sample worksheets below and you’ll agree: these are teacher time savers … not time wasters.

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Only $8.99 USD. Sounds like a lot – especially for an ebook – but let’s put that into perspective. How much did you pay for a movie ticket to see Interstellar?

Sure, Matthew McConaughey looks uber cool in space, but after 2.5 hours, what’s left? Other than a leg cramp, a bloated badder and fading memories of pseudo science. The point is, this ebook isn’t as cool as space travel, but it’ll take you just a far with oodles of hours of enlightening lessons with no nasty physical discomfort.

After payment has been confirmed, you get instant access. I send you a message and you download the pdf file. Here’s my promise. Try it risk free for 7 days. If you don’t like it you can get a full refund. That’s a better deal than what you get at the movie theater. I tried to get a refund after watching Frozen but was turned down.

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About the Author

Originally from Canada, Rob Whyte is a long-time resident of Busan, South Korea. A very, long time actually. A battle-hardened veteran of Korea’s ESL industry, he’s taught every kind of student – from cranky pre-kindergarten kids to cranky high school English teachers – over the past two decades or so, though most of his teaching experience is with elementary and middle school children as well as university students. Rob is a published author in the travel and tourism field and has written for international companies like Lonely Planet. He also writes ebooks for ESL teachers.

Here are two short stories he (uh, I) wrote for Lonely Planet about travel in South Korea:

A Note for Customers in China

Chinese firewalls might prevent you from downloading the pdf file. No worries. Buy the ebook and if you can’t download the file, send me a message. After confirming payment, I will send you the file by e-mail.


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WHY OH WHY?

Why use logic puzzles and word games to teach English? Four reasons, all based pedagogical principles.

  • Solving logic puzzles and word games – especially those that do not involve complex math – utilizes knowledge which students developed in their first language. Thus, problem solving in English links to prior knowledge, an attribute thought to be part of an effective teaching strategy.
  • Solving logic puzzles is consistent with task based learning, an accepted teaching methodology.
  • Puzzles promote vocabulary acquisition by activating deep processing, an essential element of learning that uses mental engagement to transform unknown words into known words.
  • Puzzles and games are fun. (Trust me, this one is in the teaching principles text book. I checked.)

Teachers with access to a classroom computer and projector might appreciate the time-saving quality of this ebook. Put the ebook on a USB and you have a portable resource that eliminates time-consuming photocopying.

Don’t Forget about High Frequency Words

Sure, this is an ebook of worksheets that can be used as a launching pad for interesting ESL speaking and writing tasks. It’s also about vocabulary. The vocabulary set required to understand the questions and generate typical answers was compared with the 2818 words in the New General Service List. Based on this comparison, students who complete all 30 worksheets will learn and/or review 811 key words – approximately 30% – in the New General Service List.

EBOOK CONTENT

Is $8.99 USD a lot? Before you answer, consider that for the price of a large bucket of popcorn and cola in the movie theater, you get:

  • 30 worksheets and oodles of hours of quality classroom instructional time.
  • 160 classroom-tested logic puzzles, word games and general knowledge questions designed for non-native speakers.
  • Many worksheets have a theme which fits in with standard ESL topics (e.g. family, numbers, money, etc.).
  • 54 pages in total.
  • Full answer key with suggested hints and key vocabulary.
  • 1 pdf file formatted for A4 printing.
  • ISBN 978-89-98531-02-7
  • Published by ESL Publications. Written by Rob Whyte, a battle hardened warrior with 15 years’ teaching experience in South Korea.

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Only $8.99 USD. After payment has been confirmed, you get instant access. I send you a message and you download the pdf file. Here’s my promise. Try it risk free for 7 days. If you don’t like it you can get a full refund.

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