ESL Speaking: Sentence Game

This is a fun, fast-paced ESL speaking game for an English class. This English speaking activity uses videos as prompts for students to shout out answers based on what they see.

ESL Sentence Game Rules

  1. Make teams.
  2. One person from each team stands.
  3. Show short clip from video. Pause video.
  4. Student shouts out sentence to describe action.
  5. One point for first correct answer.

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ESL Listening: Week 10 Videos and Activities

Here are the ESL listening videos for week 10 of our class to help students learn and improve their English skills.

Machu Picchu Video

Here is an ESL listening video about Machu Picchu, a famous city in Peru.


This ESL listening video is about a couple that breaks up.

Cook Pasta

Here is  cooking video with lots of imperatives. It’s about al dente pasta.


al dente, quart,  tongs, colander, boil. twirl, bon appetite


  1. How much water is needed for every pound of pasta?
  2. Why use tongs to stir the pasta?
  3. What should you do if you see a white line inside the pasta?
  4. Describe how to make good pasta.

Friends – Cake – Part 2

Here is the worksheet for Part 2 of Friends – The Cake.

Ancient Egypt

Here is a short ESL listening activity about the ancient Egyptians.

Growing Rice Video Lesson

The listening lesson about rice farming is here: ESL-video-lesson-rice.