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EFL jigsaw games (TEFLtastic Classics Part 31)

Another article of mine just published in English Teaching Professional magazine, available here for free and with added links to example worksheets. At least two more EtP articles coming, so please subscribe to TEFLtastic if you don’t want to miss … Continue reading

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Over 200 articles on Usingenglish.com

and believe it or not there are still loads of things I haven’t written about and in fact I feel like I’m just getting started. Gives some indication of the number of things an English teacher has to think about … Continue reading

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Make Me Say Yes game (TEFLtastic classics Part 30)

Updated 2 October 2017 The simplest game in the world – students get one point each time they can make their partners say “Yes” in answer to a personal Yes/ No question like “Can you swim?” and “Have you got any … Continue reading

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Coin games for EFL classes (TEFLtastic classics part 29)

Updated 17 November 2017 As promised, here are many many more ideas on using a coin in TEFL, published in English Teaching Professional (ETP) magazine but available for free with added links to worksheets for my regular reader here on TEFLtastic. … Continue reading

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New teaching acronyms and other abbreviations resources

Two new articles with many teaching ideas and a few photocopiable examples on two brand new pages on the topic: Abbreviations games/ worksheets page – NEW PAGE Acronyms games/ worksheets – NEW PAGE

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Ask and tell personalised questions coin game (TEFLtastic classics Part 28)

Updated 24 October 2017 I’ve been writing an article on games using coins in class (now up here), and it reminded me of this once all-time favourite game which I haven’t used in a while. Students take turns making questions using the … Continue reading

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New comparative adjectives and superlative classroom activities page

Can’t believe that it’s taken me 10 years, but have finally made dedicated pages for comparative adjectives and superlative adjectives, making the original page a much more manageable selection of materials combining the two forms: Comparative adjectives games/ worksheets page … Continue reading

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Lots of new colour vocab activities

Four new(ish) articles and the first few of many new colour worksheets on my much expanded colour vocabulary page, with everything from lots of colour word recognition activities for the young ones to discussion on the topic for adults, along … Continue reading

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Giving advice activites to practise other language (TEFLtastic classics Part 27)

Updated 11 September 2017 Just put up a new worksheet using this, one of my favourite ideas for practising tricky points which are different to think of other practice for, such as: – collocations with words like “get” and “take” … Continue reading

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All classroom materials pages A to Z

Made a new list of every index page on TEFLtastic. There are quite a few! If you like all this reorganisation work and would like more, please support TEFLtastic. Updated 29 September 2017 All index pages A to Z Abbreviations page Academic … Continue reading

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