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Intermediate Family Speaking Activity:
Family Feud!

Just when you thought your family was bad. Negotiating skills have never been trickier, or more necessary than… When there’s a FAMILY FEUD! LEVEL: B1-B2 AGE: Adults SYNOPSIS: Group based activity where students negotiate and come to terms with family problems. LANGUAGE FOCUS: Speaking fluency, family vocabulary. EXAM FOCUS: Part one/two of the FCE/CAE/CPE speaking […]

ESL Listening and Discussion:
Madonna – The Power of Goodbye

Do your students know how to listen? Build their inference and deduction skills with Madonna. Madonna: The Power of Goodbye ESL listening and discussion activity LEVEL: B1-B2 AGE: Adults and teenagers SYNOPSIS: Madonna’s “Power of Goodbye” is used to develop students listening comprehension and develop discussion on relationships, adoption and marriage. LANGUAGE FOCUS: Listening comprehension, […]

Oasis: Wonderwall
ESL Listening and Discussion: Conflicts & Emotions

Today is gonna be the day… Your students are gonna thank you! Oasis: Wonderwall ESL listening and discussion activity LEVEL: B1-B2 AGE: Adults and teenagers SYNOPSIS: Oasis Wonderwall listening and discussion about relationships, conflicts and emotions. LANGUAGE FOCUS: Listening comprehension, discussion. EXAM FOCUS: Listening and discourse development. TIME: 45-90 minutes INTERACTION: Individual, pair and group […]

ESL Speaking and Reading Activity:
Pimp My Family Game

You’re a part of the Pimp-My-Family Foundation and have to award one lucky  family a lot of moola. Aren’t these ESL activities and games just great!? LEVEL: Advanced CEF C1-C2 AGE: Adults SYNOPSIS: Students evaluate which family they should award 250,000 EUROS. LANGUAGE FOCUS: Speaking and reading fluency TIME: 90 minutes INTERACTION: Individual/Pairs in reading, […]

Personal Information: Family Matters ESL Speaking Game

This is not another boring role play for personal information! Show your students how fun giving personal information can be with Family Matters LEVEL: Elementary CEF A1-A2 (Extendable) AGE: Adults/Teenagers SYNOPSIS: Students speak about personal information using topic and vocabulary challenge cards LANGUAGE FOCUS: Speaking/Grammar fluency TIME: 45-90 minutes INTERACTION: Pairs, small groups VOCABULARY: interests, siblings, […]