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Category Archives for "Middle School EFL/ESL Games"

Fly Swatter

20 minutes 41789 Students use fly swatters to hit vocab words on the board Use pictures for young students who haven’t learned the alphabet Write vocabulary words scattered across the board Place two chairs in front of the board with…

Bowling

20-40 minutes Any Answer questions and try to knock down bottles with a ball Keep score as in real bowling Use more bottles Use other activities such as tossing coins in a hat, etc. Divide class into teams Set up…

Building Block Stories

20-40 minutes Groups of 2-5 Use colored blocks to develop sentence creation skills and review N, V, & Adj Have students make the sentences as a team Have students make the sentences as individuals Have the sentences tell a short…

Clap/Don’t Clap

5-10 Minutes Any number Review vocabulary words by category Use flashcards for younger learners Choose a category, such as animals, sports, etc. Call out a vocabulary word that fits the theme (ie ‘cat’ for animals) Students clap if you call…

Alphabet Word Game

30 minutes Groups of 2-4 Practice vocabulary through themes Change around the categories based on level of students Divide class into groups of 2-4 students Each group assigns a writer The writer makes a chart with headings such as ‘Boy’s…