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Idea 90 for Teaching a Moral Story About Sportsmanship

PRINCE POOR LOSER I came up with this simple story which I told the class; it promotes why sportsmanship is important. I don’t like to hammer home the moral too strongly, in this case it’s best to pre-emptively tell your … Continue reading

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Idea 64 for Kindergarten Choral Repetition

FUNNY VOICES. No materials. All students. Activity: Choral repetition (where the whole class says a word after the teacher says it) is really useful in an ESL kindergarten to give all pupils the chance to get used to saying new … Continue reading

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Idea 48 for Intermediate-level TEFL Game

CONNECT 4. No prep. All students. Game: Each week with my older students we have 10 new vocabulary words to do. I spend about twenty minutes of each of my classes going over these words in as fun a way … Continue reading

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Idea 47 for Intermediate-Level TEFL Game

STOP THE BUS! No props needed. All class. Game: This is a game I heard about from other teachers which I’ve started using recently with great results. It’s brilliant to practise vocabulary and really stretches the children’s abilities. I split … Continue reading

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Ideas 33 & 34 for Kindergarten Math Games

33 & 34. MONEY GAMES. A pile of small change. All students. Game: Split the class into teams, with each team grouped around a table with coins spread out on it. I shout out a number and the teams have … Continue reading

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Ideas 31 & 32 for Kindergarten Math Games

31 & 32. ODD AND EVEN. One big die. All students. Game: Here are a couple of games that work really well for teaching odd and even numbers. After drilling the students and writing odd and even numbers on the … Continue reading

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Ideas 29 & 30: More Fun and Useful Math Kindergarten Games

29 & 30. NUMBER LINES AND SPEED MATH. A4 paper with one number on each sheet, one for each student. All students. Game: These are newer games which have worked very well. First I have the students choose a number … Continue reading

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