Teaching English Games Blog

grammar games for teenagers

This blog is contributed by Heike Knapp , a teacher in Prague. After a introduction on the difficulty of teaching teenagers, she recounts her experience using four games to teach her secondary students English grammar.

Teens can be difficult to teach, especially when they find the topic...

02 Dec Shelley Vernon 2 Comments
boy playing development game at kindergarten

Children aged 4-6 are: new to school, cannot analyze language yet, have limited motor skills, have limited reading and writing skills in L1, don't see any reason to learn English, and learn holistically.

Brave New World

It is quite a challenge for a small child to...

29 Nov Shelley Vernon No Comments
photo of memory game cards

This speaking game is called "Find the Pairs Memory Game". It's also known as Pelmanism, Match Match, Match Up, Memory, Shinkei-suijaku and Pexeso. Use this in small groups or for one to one, to teach your pupil vocabulary and sentences. It's a classic game and I used to love...

24 Nov Shelley Vernon No Comments
christmas carol singers in front of a house

Around November time teachers often ask me for lesson ideas with a Christmas theme. From my resources, there is a Christmas story, Christmas songs and Christmas skits. Details below...

Firstly, I do sell a Christmas story for young children, from age 3 up to about age 8. It comes with a...

20 Nov Shelley Vernon 4 Comments

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