ESL Food Unit Plan, for Korean Students

Every ESL Textbook Talks about Food…. It seems like almost every single ESL textbook for children as well as adults has a unit on food, and it’s usually very Western-centric, with things like “appetizers, main dishes, side dishes and desserts.” …and it’s Mostly Western-Centric In Korea and in many other …

Personality Game Powerpoint

Most ESL textbooks for adults have a unit of some sort on “personality.” Here is a fun personality game that I made which is the perfect way to finish off your class with some awesome. 1. Put the teams in groups of 4-6 and have them choose a “captain.” 2. …

Task Based Language Teaching: A Brief Introduction

New Style Language Teaching Task based language teaching is kind of all the rage these days as part of the overall communicative approach, which focuses on having students actually be able to communicate and use the language competently as opposed to some of the older models like grammar translation or …

A Fun Vocabulary Review Game for ESL Students

Guessing Game: Vocabulary Review Game for ESL Students Skills: Speaking/listening Time: 20 minutes Level: Beginner to Advanced Materials Required: Flip-chart or flashcards An Introduction The captain sits in a chair at the front of the class facing her team. The teacher stands behind the captain with vocabulary words on a …

Odd One Out: Warm-Up Game

This warm-up game is a fun one to get some thinking juices going on in the old brain. It’s called odd one out. The way it works it that I’ll have 7 or 8 sets of words on the board. Body part, shapes, colors and foods work very well.   …