Top 10 esl activities for big classes

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  1. 1. Top 10 ESL Activities for Big Classes Twitter @bolen_jackie Website: 10 activities that are guaranteed awesome. Your students will love learning English with you!
  2. 2. #1: Is that Sentence Correct? You can use this activity with 1 student or 100! Its also very easy to adjust the activity from beginner to advanced. correct/
  3. 3. #2: Videos in the ESL Classroom Videos can be a great tool to use with large ESL classes. They are interesting, motivating and engaging for most students.
  4. 4. #3: Presentations for ESL Students Task-based learning is a great way to make learning more memorable.
  5. 5. #4: Concentration This is an excellent activity for beginners or intermediate students and children especially love to play it.
  6. 6. #5: Just a Minute This is a great warm-up activity for higher-level teenagers or adults. They idea is that students have to speak about a certain topic for an entire minute without stopping.
  7. 7. #6: Reading Activities This is an ESL Reading Lesson Plan Template for how to conduct one of these lessons the CELTA way
  8. 8. #7: ESL Surveys Surveys are great because theyre entirely student-centered and they also cover all 4-skills (reading, writing, listening, speaking).
  9. 9. #8: Board Games These are a natural choice for large classes of ESL students because you can break up any number of students up into groups of 3-5.
  10. 10. #9: Running Dictation Running dictation also makes a great warm-up activity for that Monday morning 9am class
  11. 11. #10: Odd One Out Put students into pairs and they compete against each other to add an element of fun to it.
  12. 12. These are simple yet fun activities your students can actively participate in. They will surely have fun while they learn at the same time. Twitter @bolen_jackie Website: