Conversation Class: Travel and Survival Slides

Travel Lesson Plan ESL Conversation classes can be a lot of fun to teach. Students have a great time and can even get loud and quite lively. Conversely, if students feel shy or uncertain, then you may end up with that painful silence wondering how to get the discussion going. In my experience, having lots of visuals and interactive tasks helps to get the conversation flowing. This activity sequence on travel and survival skills has always been successful in my classes.  Continue reading

Which One – Ask and Switch

Ask and SwitchDo you want a new activity to get your class up and talking? Check out this great resource. It’s a new twist on an old game, the ask and switch. You can use it to practice new vocabulary, questions using which, or just to get students talking and learning more about each other. Click to learn more.  Continue reading

Going to ESL Bingo Activity

Activities and Plans One common grammar structure in English is using going to to discuss future plans.  It’s something learners will hear and need to use in their daily lives. I created this going to bingo activity to get my adult ESL students a chance to practice the grammar while at the same time giving them a moment to get up out of their chairs and stretch. They really seemed to enjoy it, and it gave them ample opportunity to practice the target grammar as well as learn more activities and plans vocabulary. If you’re planning on covering this topic in class, check out this activity.  Continue reading