ESL Communicative Lesson Plan Resources

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Teach Kids to Read with Phonics - Games, Videos, Worksheeets

Communicative Worksheets - Assorted

Role Plays

Board Games MORE Board Games here>>>>

Easy Board Games (PDF Files)
Medium Level Board Games
High Level Board Games

Communicative Writing Worksheets

Students will have to write first then report back to the whole class.

Communicative Classroom Games & Ideas

1. Hot-seat : A lifetime favorite for most language teachers, this game has long been the cornerstone of most ESL classroom speaking activities and games. It is quite easy to play yet it gets a lot of language out of students if well thought out. Good for all Levels

2. Freeze!or Stop! Ball Game: This game can practice any language point and it is very easy to set up. How to play. Read more... Good for Young Learners/Teenagers

3. Hop and Say + Rocks, Paper & Scissors : Perfect and exciting game with cards lined up on the floor. Learn how to play Good for all but especially young learners/Teenagers

4. Talking Volleyball: A high-energy game; talking volleyball will practice vocabulary and simple sentences in a communicative way. How to play. Read more... Good for hyperactive Young Learners

5. Mallet Mallet: A fun game for practicing vocabulary and sentences. How to play. Good for Young Learners/Teenagers

6. Chinese whispers: A fun game for listening and getting correct pronunciation of words. How to play. - Good for All Levels

7. Miming games: Excellent game for eliciting description of actions and adjectives.How to play - Good for all Levels

8.Fly swatting: A vocabulary practice game with speaking and pronunciation practice. How to play. Read more... Good for Young Learners

9. Musical chairs: How to play- Bring some nice kids music to class. Put chairs in circle and make it short by one chair. Students listen to music and when you stop it they sit down. The one person who remains standing answers a few questions. Game continues. Good for young learners

10) SWAP!!!!!!!!! : This seat swapping game gets kids very excited. Kids sit in a circle. Prepare some word or phrase cards and put the up side down in the middle of the circle. When teacher says SWAP, students have to stand up and run to another seat(change seats). The teacher tries to find a seat also. There will be one student standing. That student will have to pick up a card and use it to make a sentence. After that the game proceeds until you sense they have gained much speaking practice in the lesson focus of the day.
  This game is good for all revision activities in ESL kid’s classes.

Variations: Simply ask questions to the student standing if you don't have time to make cards. You can ask questions related to the topic. For example if I was teaching Weather and Seasons. I would ask the one standing questions like:

  • When is winter in your country?

  • What's the weather like in the winter?

  • What do we wear in the winter?

Board Game Templates- Build your own games in no time

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Follow these links descriptions to over 3000 free resources for ESL Lesson plans

Board games: Teach and practice English grammar and structure in a communicative way.

Grammar worksheets- Teach & practice grammar lessons with these worksheets

Vocabulary Worksheets: Teach Vocabulary with carefully planned worksheets

Crossword Puzzles : Fun word puzzles that teach spelling, writing, grammar & language skills.

Word search / Word Association Worksheets: Effectively teach and practice vocabulary, spelling and more using these fantastic word search puzzles

Young Learners' Lesson Plans: phonics, puzzles, games, board games, coloring worksheets, Powerpoint, flash cards-more>>> All HERE!!

PowerPoint: For Computer Assisted Teaching: use these powerpoint lessons where everything has been done for you-No need to look for sound effects, audio, spelling exercises, flash cards Everything has been bundled up.

Fun Games For ESL - ESL Printable, Interactive Fun Games

Pronunciation & Intonation: Teach English pronunciation using printable worksheets, IPA Charts, and more>>

Speaking Activities: Using these worksheets, you can get a number of communicative activities going

Reading Exercises -Printable Text Mazes, Reading Comprehension printable exercises

Matching & Collocation Exercises- Printable Matching & Collocation Exercise

Lesson Plan Resources for ESL Adults classes. Teach higher level students

Worksheet Templates: Easily customize activities according to the lesson plan of the day using our free board game templates, writing templates

Survival English & Business English: English for travels worksheets, Powerpoint and other lesson plan resources - Students Survival English self-study.

Theme or Topic Worksheets : Plan your lesson around a theme with ready made pintables. Zero lesson planning time here. Cool!!

ESL Writing Exercises/Worksheets : Printable worksheets to teach esl writing

 

Movie worksheets- Teach English using English movies, Printable worksheets for movies-Have fun!!

Music activities- Teach English using English songs- Worksheets to teach with English songs- It really works!!

Word Formation Worksheets- Teaching prefixes & Suffixes (affixes) to high level students can greatly help to speed up vocabulary building-Try these worksheets in your lessons.

Quizzes & Cloze Exercise: Printable quizzes, cloze & gap fill exercises.

Adult Communicative Lesson plans: Help adults practice grammar & vocabulary using communicative exercises

Holiday/Festivals Worksheets: Christmas, Halloween, Valentine's day, St. Patrick's Day and more>>>

Games and Ideas for Teaching English to all levels- Running out of ideas? This is where you should go.

Task-based Lesson planning. How to plan a lesson using a task.

Worksheet Makers: you can use these online tools to create yours and save time.

Articles: Get ideas for your classrooms by reading these ESL Articles

Complete Lesson Plan Packs - Download a complete lesson plan with video, ppt, worksheets

 

ESL Lesson Plans & Resources for Kids

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Fun Games for ESL Teaching

ESL Fun Games and Activities for the classroom. ESL Powerpoint Games, ESL Board Games, Card Games, Interactive Games, Game Templates for your to build your own exercises.

Grammar & Vocabulary Exercises Online

Grammar and Vocabulary can be learnt and practiced using these free interactive exercises for online learning. We have self-tutoring video slides, Grammar Quizzes, Vocabulary Quizzes, Pronunciation & Intonation Exercise, Business and Survival English Materials and more self-tutoring English Exercises.

ESL Downloads: PPT & eBook zip files

The powerpoint presentations and video slides of this website are life-savers for teachers.. To help you with your computer-assisted lesson plans, we have created over 50 state-of-the-art powerpoint presentations and Video Slides with embedded audio recording. These tools are helping thousands of teacher all over. They make teaching of beginners, young learners to pre-intermediate levels quite easy.Just check out the free samples.

There are ipod compatible versions as well. You will also find worksheet ebooks, audio books, and self-grading quizzes to download.

Learn Chinese - Free Chinese Lessons

Chinese is an easy language to learn to speak. Using our free Mandarin lessons online, you can quickly learn Chinese through free mp3 audio lessons, video slides and several interactive games and quizzes. It is increasingly important to learn Chinese so as to take advantage of the many economic opportunities that China provides. You can also quickly expand your vocabulary by looking at these lessons for beginners and elementary Chinese learners.

 

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