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Personal information activities are the go-to activities for the beginning of the school year. Get things started right with these great ESL activities.

Advanced Writing Game:
Adventures of My Life

This choose your own adventure story is as real as it gets… Your students will be writing up a personal storm with this advanced esl writing activity! ESL Personal Information Writing Activity: Adventures of My Life. LEVEL: C1-C2 AGE: Adults/Teenagers SYNOPSIS: Students get to know each other by writing a choose your own adventure story […]

First day of Class ESL Speaking Activity:
Opening Opinions

Do you need an ace in the hole for your first day of class? Start the year off on the right foot with Classroom Hero’s ‘Opening Opinions’ Intermediate ESL Speaking Activity LEVEL: B1-B2 AGE: Adults/Teenagers SYNOPSIS: Group-based activity where students ask for their classmates’ opinions to prove information about the class LANGUAGE FOCUS: Speaking fluency, […]

Intermediate Writing:
Story of My Life

Based on a true story… The names and places have been changed to protect your not-so-innocent students. ESL Personal Information Writing Activity: Story of My Life. LEVEL: B1-B2 AGE: Adults/Teenagers SYNOPSIS: Personal information writing activity where students write dramatic stories about themselves using newspaper headlines. LANGUAGE FOCUS: Writing and personal information. EXAM FOCUS: Inference. TIME: […]

Elementary Writing Game:
True Story

Let’s get to know each other write now! Get your students writing about themselves in no time ESL Personal Information Game: True Story. LEVEL: A1-A2 AGE: Adults/Teenagers SYNOPSIS: Personal information writing activity where students write about themselves and then have other students decide which story is about whom. LANGUAGE FOCUS: Writing and personal information. EXAM […]

Personality Temperament Sorter
ESL Personality Speaking Activity

What does your personality say about you? Open the mysteries of your personality. ESL Personality Adjectives Speaking Activity. LEVEL: B1-B2 AGE: Adults/Teenagers SYNOPSIS: Students survey partners to determine their personality type. LANGUAGE FOCUS: Personality adjectives and fluency. EXAM FOCUS: FCE / CAE Speaking Exam Part 1 and 4. TIME: 45-90 minutes INTERACTION: pair work VOCABULARY: […]