The games can be used to introduce new vocabulary, reinforce a language point, practice words or language structures, teach or practice grammar and improve core skills. You can also use these games to warm up the class when the lesson begins, during the lesson to re-energize the class or at the end of class to finish on a positive note and round off the lesson.
Using games and fun activities in class is an important part of teaching ESL. Playing games is a fun way to help students make connections between words and grammar. These connections quicken the process of building language skills. These ESL games can help both native and foreign speakers of English improve their language ability. Playing games in class also helps to focus attention, improve interaction, increase energy levels and build confidence. Furthermore, shy or quiet students begin to open up and speak English when playing games in class. We are sure you will find our games section a useful tool in improving your students' English language ability.
Here you will find fun ESL games to motivate your students to answer questions. These games can be used in any situation where students have to answer questions in class, e.g. answering exercise questions, etc.
These ESL brainstorming games are ideal to get students working together and using English. The games can be used to brainstorm words from categories, revise vocabulary or introduce a new lexical set.
On this page, you will find energetic category games to help students learn or revise categories of words. These games help students to focus their attention on vocabulary for a given subject or topic.
These classic ESL childhood games have been specially adapted for the classroom. The games are ideal for teaching or revising a range of vocabulary and language points.
On this page, you will find entertaining ESL classroom games to help students practice or review numbers and counting.
This page contains a variety of fun ESL classroom games to help students practice describing in both spoken and written forms. There are also fun games to help teach or revise vocabulary and practice describing and defining words. You will also find describing games to practice adjectives of appearance, personality and character.
Bring some artistic flair to your classroom with these engaging ESL drawing games. These creative games can be used to practice or revise a variety of vocabulary and language points.
These ESL drilling games help your students to practice language structures that you have recently covered in class. The games work particularly well with question and answer forms.
These fun ESL introduction games are ideal for the first day of class and help students get to know each other. The games are designed to help new students open up and start asking questions and interacting from the very first lesson. There are games to help students introduce themselves and others, give personal information and learn one another's name. You will also find icebreaker activities to help you introduce yourself and gain insight into your students' level of English.
Here you will find entertaining classroom games that use flashcards. You can use these flashcard games to teach vocabulary on a variety of topics, such as weather, food, animals, etc. These games also help students to associate words with pictures, communicate in English, and ask and answer questions.
These useful grammar games can be prepared quickly and cover a wide variety of grammar structures. The games are perfect for teaching grammar points, identifying grammar mistakes, reviewing tenses, revising a specific grammar area or general grammar. These games also help you to spot problem areas or common mistakes that your students are making.
These ESL classroom games have been specially adapted from the original hangman game. The games are ideal for practicing parts of speech and they work well when introducing new vocabulary or topics at the beginning of a lesson. You can also use these games to revise vocabulary, sentence structure or grammar points.
Here is a set of rewarding classroom games to improve students’ listening skills. You can use these listening games to teach a variety of vocabulary, language structures and topics. All the games require students to listen carefully for information or key vocabulary.
These amusing ESL miming games can be played by students of all ages and levels. The games help students to describe vocabulary and specific structures or phrases by using actions, gestures and body language.
These lively and fun classroom games combine music with learning and help students to practice or review vocabulary.
On this page, we provide creative and entertaining games that help students ask and answer questions using various grammatical structures. The games can be adapted to students of all ages and levels and can be used to teach or revise any question and answer structure.
Here you will find entertaining ESL quiz games and general knowledge quizzes. The games can also be used to review what the students have been learning in class or to revise question and answer forms. These games work particularly well with large class sizes.
On this page, you will find fun sentence race games to help teach or review parts of speech, vocabulary, grammar and sentence structure. There are also games to help students practice translating sentences.
On this page, there are a wide variety of fun ESL spelling games for students of all ages. These games are useful for revising spelling of recently studied vocabulary.
These engaging ESL classroom games have been specially adapted from famous TV game shows. You will find all the classic game shows you used to watch on TV like Blankety Blank, Family Fortunes, Mastermind, etc. These games can be used to practice a variety of language points, such as sentence structure, parts of speech, question and answer forms, etc.
In this section, you will find fun ESL classroom games for practicing regular and irregular verb forms. You can also use these games to help students practice using verbs in a variety of tenses to make sentences and questions.
These ESL vocabulary games are ideal for developing students' word knowledge. The games can be used to teach words and review target language. The games can also be used to practice word order and sentence structure for more advanced students.
These ESL word association games are easy to set up and play. The games are great for revising vocabulary and can be adapted for any age or level.
These ESL word games are easy to play and make fun warm-up activities. The games help students to remember words and can be used to construct sentences using target vocabulary.
Here are some excellent ESL classroom games to help teach or revise a range of yes/no questions and short answers. The games can be easily adapted to any age or level and are certainly guaranteed to get your students’ attention.