MEET ‘N’ GREET MINGLE BINGO  (adaptable) Ice Breaker for the New Year/ Genetics Unit/ ESL Speaking

MEET ‘N’ GREET MINGLE BINGO (adaptable) Ice Breaker for the New Year/ Genetics Unit/ ESL Speaking

This ‘Mingle Bingo’ is a great ice- breaker for the start of the year. There are 25 spots on the card, each describing a physical attribute (such as green eyes), a capability (such as being able to lick your elbow!) or something specific about family and home (such as having a dog, or having two sisters). Students embark on a scavenger hunt to find someone in the class who fits that descripton. There are two slightly different Bingo cards (although they do have some of the same points on them) which could be used together with everyone randomly handed on or the other, or choose which you prefer according to what you know about characteristics within your class. The idea is that everyone mingles and asks specific each other questions. When students find someone who “ticks” one of the boxes on their sheet, that person writes their name down in the space provided. Each person can only be used once, so students have to use a little bit of tactical thinking about whose name to place where! For smaller classes adjust the game by giving students a certain number of boxes to fill in, or ask them to complete a row or two. The activity would also be great for use in a module on **Genetics **as many of the Bingo boxes ask about characteristics which are dominant and recessive genes The cards could also be used in an English as Second Language class in an activity about describing people.
underthedesk
End of School Year Memory Wheel, End of School Activity, End of Year

End of School Year Memory Wheel, End of School Activity, End of Year

End of School Year Memory Wheel, End of School Activity Let your pupils reflect on their year and create this sweet keepsake to help them remember their time in your class. Consists of 2 sheets: simply print onto card, complete and decorate, cut out and then fasten together with a paper fastener. Prompts included: My Favourite Memory A Memorable Person A Funny Thing Something I Learned
MissPepperPot
New School Year

New School Year

A helpful resource for the start of a new school year. This resource can be used mainly in KS2 7-11 years. It provides children with an opportunity to explain a little more about themselves. Pages include: Introduction Coat of Arms Quote for the year ahead My Hobbies Things I like, Things I find tricky My Targets for the year ahead I have used this many times before and it always provides an easy way into a new school year. More information can be found on my website www.garethmate.com
gm8ty30
EAL: Family

EAL: Family

2 PPTs detailing different words associated with families. Contains call back questions and activities for students to do.
george_mc
About myself --- Personal information worksheets for Grade 1 and 2

About myself --- Personal information worksheets for Grade 1 and 2

This activity helps your kiddos to practice their personal information such as they will be able to: Know their gender Write their own name Write their parents name Write their teacher name Write their home address Write their school name Write their phone number Write their birthday Write their age Write their city name Write their favorite color, food and hobby
kiranashraf006
All the pieces of me

All the pieces of me

A great getting to know you activity that I like to use at the start of term or with new groups of pupils. It could also be used as a character study for a novel or story.
invisible84
Our five senses. ESL resource for primary.

Our five senses. ESL resource for primary.

Want to teach kids about the senses? About what tastes good and what sounds bad? This resource includes a 2 class teaching guide, mp3 recording, & transcript, photo labeling activity, picture-vocab matching activity, gap fill exercise plus other cool ideas for language practice.
raefenton1
ESL Conversation Activity Bundle 2

ESL Conversation Activity Bundle 2

16 x ESL Conversation Activity Worksheets No prep pair-work speaking activities. Topics: 1) Fashion 2) Feelings 3) Food 4) Future 5) Geography 6) Health 7) History 8) Hobbies 9) Homes 10) Humour 11) Internet 12) Inventions 13) Languages 14) Love 15) Media 16) Money Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using English Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Firstly, Secondly, Finally However, On the other hand , Whereas Furthermore, In addition, Moreover Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
fingertips-resources
ESL Conversation Activitiy Bundle 1

ESL Conversation Activitiy Bundle 1

16 x ESL Conversation Activity Worksheets No prep pair-work speaking activities. Topics: 1) Advertising 2) Animals 3) Art 4) Buildings 5) Business 6) Celebrations 7) Childhood 8) Cities 9) Colour 10) Countryside 11) Crime 12) Education 13) Entertainment 14) Environment 15) Fame 16) Family Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using English Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Firstly, Secondly, Finally However, On the other hand , Whereas Furthermore, In addition, Moreover Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
fingertips-resources
Family - ESL Conversation Activity

Family - ESL Conversation Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: FAMILY Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using English Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Firstly, Secondly, Finally However, On the other hand , Whereas Furthermore, In addition, Moreover Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
fingertips-resources
Childhood  - ESL Conversation Activity

Childhood - ESL Conversation Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: CHILDHOOD Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using English Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Firstly, Secondly, Finally However, On the other hand , Whereas Furthermore, In addition, Moreover Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
fingertips-resources
Jobs - Vocabulary - Free Multiple Choice - Fillable PDF!

Jobs - Vocabulary - Free Multiple Choice - Fillable PDF!

Ideal for ESL students at an intermediate level or higher. PDF contains a MC exercise than can be complete digitally, and instruction for discussing meaning of similar nouns related to the topic of Jobs. Please leave a review if you download and enjoy using this resource :)
planwitheve
SPaG Bumper Bundle!

SPaG Bumper Bundle!

A series of five ready-to-use, editable worksheets and two lessons covering the following SPaG topics: Punctuation Modal verbs Prepositions (x 2) Conjunctions (x 3)
MissDFacey
Personal information in English Interview speaking activity 1

Personal information in English Interview speaking activity 1

There are 36 different student cards; each card gives a first name, a nationality, age, birthday, number of brothers and the number of sisters. Each student gets a card with an identity. Students mingle and interview 5 classmates and record their answers.
jer520
Vegetarianism Persuasive Argument

Vegetarianism Persuasive Argument

Powerpoint Presentation on the benefits of being vegetarian. This thorough account is a good way to show the class persuasive arguing/create debate and discussion, etc.
BHOY01
Completing forms English as Second Language

Completing forms English as Second Language

This English as a Second Language worksheet looks at how we fill in forms. The aim is fill in various forms, looking at what information is required and what rules we must abide by whilst filling them in. It looks a typical language used in a variety of genres. It covers both reading and writing, but could equally be opened up to small group of whole class discussion. Hope this is useful and your students enjoy it. Thank you for considering my resource.
MissMollyMop
Communication of Personal Information Worksheet

Communication of Personal Information Worksheet

This English as a Second Language worksheet looks at the ability and ways in which we communicate personal details and information. The aim in to complete a diary using reading, writing and speaking techniques. Hope this is useful and your students enjoy it. Thank you for considering my resource.
MissMollyMop
Let me introduce myself

Let me introduce myself

Getting to know you - Speaking prompts with vocabulary bank Whole page with prompts for speaking practice - can be used for either introducing oneself to the whole group or as an interview exercise. This ws can be used as a whole class activity: give students some time to prepare their answers. Then can can individually introduce themselves to the whole class. Alternatively, they can make up all the information and use it for a pair work interview. Thank you for taking the time to download! If you like what see, be sure to come back and rate my product.
Olynj
Ice Breaker Bingo

Ice Breaker Bingo

An ideal ice-breaker!! Excellent bingo for the first class of the year. It will allow students to get to know one another as well as practice asking personal questions to find out about their classmates. It creates a positive group atmosphere! Every time a students asks another classmate a question and gets "yes" for an answer, they can cross out that box. First student to get all boxes crossed out wins the game! Not possible to ask all the questions to the same partner! And then students report to the class what they have learned about their classmates!
Olynj
ESL Passport game - Getting to know you task cards and questionnaire

ESL Passport game - Getting to know you task cards and questionnaire

These task cards can be used to practise 'What is your name?', 'How old are you?' and 'Where are you from?' and the answers to these questions. Either attach them to lanyards or make them into badges. The children can then wear them and then walk around class room and practise their questions and answers to fill out the included questionnaire. Included: 20 different ID task cards, flag flashcards for teaching nationalities and country names and flashcards with key questions.
Rushtini
Fun Personality Test/Quiz for KS2/KS3/ESL/EAL Learners!

Fun Personality Test/Quiz for KS2/KS3/ESL/EAL Learners!

This is a fun personality test that learners can use as a fun way for the teacher to get to know learners better, and learners to learn about themselves. The learners write answers to each question on their worksheet and the teacher can go through the slides 1 by 1 to reveal the true meaning of each of the answers. This has been a huge hit with younger and older learners and take approximately 30/40 minutes to complete if done properly.
teachsureenglish
Know your students WORKSHEET

Know your students WORKSHEET

A worksheet with 15 questions for your students so you can get to know them better. It’ s good practice to let your students know that you are interested in them as a person and not only as a learner. Ideal for the first day(s) of school when you still don’ t know each other well enough. Also suitable for revision of how we give personal information in English. * After the students have answered the questions you can collect their worksheets and spend some time reading the answers or asking them to guess who answered what, if they already know each other and it’ s you, the teacher, who is new in class. Why not answer the questions on the worksheet yourself and take part in the guessing game! Or you could get the students to ask you the questions as an oral follow-up activity to see how many they can remember. They love asking the teacher personal questions!
nan_dia
Back To School Bobbleheads (US) - a print and go activity for the first days back to school

Back To School Bobbleheads (US) - a print and go activity for the first days back to school

Back to School Bobbleheads is a fun activity to get to know your class during the first days back to school. It also provides opportunities to assess how well children can understand and follow verbal instructions - great for children with English as an additional language! The activity is in four parts: designing a head, designing a t-shirt, making a key and using their responses in the key to write about themselves. The answers your children give will create a design that is unique to them. When the activity has been completed, cut out both parts, glue together and string on bunting for an unusual classroom display. Or simply pin to a wall or notice board. The pack contains everything you need - just print and go!
suepowell
Back To School Bobbleheads (UK) - a print and go activity for the first days back

Back To School Bobbleheads (UK) - a print and go activity for the first days back

Back to School Bobbleheads is a fun activity to get to know your class during the first days back to school. It also provides opportunities to assess how well children can understand and follow verbal instructions - great for children with English as an additional language! The activity is in four parts: designing a head, designing a t-shirt, making a key and using their responses in the key to write about themselves. The answers your children give will create a design that is unique to them. When the activity has been completed, cut out both parts, glue together and string on bunting for an unusual classroom display. Or simply pin to a wall or notice board. The pack contains everything you need - just print and go!
suepowell
Describe your family - worksheet

Describe your family - worksheet

Worksheet focusing on describing the family. First page is a gap-fill using an image from the Family & Friends books, the second page consists of questions about one's own family. Used for beginner/elementary students, ages 8-10.
angelatolesl
Conversation Cards

Conversation Cards

This is a set of cards with questions for conversation. You can create many activities using them or simply have students answer the questions in each card.
Olynj
OCCUPATIONS Memory cards

OCCUPATIONS Memory cards

A memory game is a funny way to learn vocabulary. School year is almost over in most of the countries. Have students review occupations while having fun, matching pictures with the correct words.Comments are appreciated. Playing the Game The first player chooses a card and carefully turns it over. Be sure not to bother the surrounding cards. The player then selects another card and turns it over. If the two cards are a matching pair for example two Jacks then they take the two cards and start a stack. The player is awarded another turn for making a match and goes again. If the cards are not a match they are turned back over and it is now the next players turn. The next player chooses their first card and turns it over. If it is a match for one of the cards the previous player turned over then they try to remember where that matching card was and turn it. If they are successful at making a match they place the cards in their stack and choose another card. If the first card turned over was not a match for one previously turned over the player selects another card in an attempt of making a pair. If they are unsuccessful in making a match they flip the cards back over and play is passed to the next player. A players turn is not over until they are unable to make a matching pair. The game continues in this fashion until all the cards are played.
Olynj
Amazing collection of flashcards

Amazing collection of flashcards

Hi, everybody! This is my great and interesting collection of flashcards for studying. Flashcards help students learn vocabulary faster which will improve their fluency in their daily conversations. Hope you and your students enjoy playing with these cards. Thanks for your comments....
Olynj
Target Setting Bundle for ESOL and Entry Level Learners (ESOL/ESL/EAL/EFL)

Target Setting Bundle for ESOL and Entry Level Learners (ESOL/ESL/EAL/EFL)

In this brilliant time saving bundle you get two target banks aimed at ESOL and entry level learners inluding both academic and pastoral targets as well as templates to write out targets and review them. These are resources I've tried and tested over my teaching career. Target setting can be long and arduous and is hard work with second language learners. These target resources take the strain out of target setting allowing learners to choose their own relevant targets from a set of common areas to improve. These are commended targets that have been tried and tested in an FE environment. This bundle provides the perfect basis for a tutorial lesson on target setting as well as over 20 key targets and over 120 practical actions students can take to achieve their goals.
islaflood
Find Someone Who... - Starter activity for ESOL students (ESOL/ESL/EAL/EFL)

Find Someone Who... - Starter activity for ESOL students (ESOL/ESL/EAL/EFL)

This fun starter activity is designed for ESOL or entry level literacy students. Ideal for the beginning of term as a quick 'get to know you' activity. The worksheet included is ready to print, with clear instructions on the second page you'll be able to run with it straight away. Asking learners to find out interesting information about each other, it not only breaks the ice but enables learners to practise simple question forming as well as valuable speaking and listening practice. This is a resource I've used for years, it never fails to get learners chatting and enables them to learn whilst finding out about their peers.
islaflood
Flash Card - About Place - Bathroom

Flash Card - About Place - Bathroom

1 power point file. Consists of 73 product images & its name. - Can be use for matching game - (match word VS image) - Can be use as puzzle - cut the image into 2, 3 or more section and rearrange them.
123chirpchirp
Target bank for ESOL learners (ESOL targets)

Target bank for ESOL learners (ESOL targets)

A selection of 12 key targets with over 60 related actions to help English language learners set their own meaningful SMART targets. This is a resource I have developed to help my students focus in on specific areas they wish to improve and actions they can take to do this as well as meeting the needs of my FE institution which requires SMART targets for all learners in their ILPs. If you would like to see more of my resources check out my shop here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/islaflood?p=2
islaflood