Category Archives: Teaching English as a Foreign Language

120 using movement to teach and learn English links

The ridiculously large number above includes all the links here, in other pages it links to, and in my previous post on actions for teaching and learning grammar. Body language and gestures in TEFL articles Body language and gestures in … Continue reading

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Line by line brainstorming (TEFLtastic classics Part 37)

9 September 2019 As with most of these nearly 40 so-called “TEFLtastic classics”, this post is to introduce some variations on a long-standing favourite that I reckon make it even more of a classic. I originally came across the idea … Continue reading

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New TEFL articles and printables spring 2019

Newest ones not mentioned before top of each section. Lists of useful language The big list of classroom language with gestures – NEW New TEFL Articles Using body language and gestures to teach grammar – NEW 52 TPR grammar games … Continue reading

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The most TEFLtastic photocopiables of 2018

In approximate order of how often I have used them and am likely to use them myself. They are all also on the pages for each topic, and mentioned in any relevant TEFLtastic Classics posts on the most adaptable TEFL games … Continue reading

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TEFL dominoes (TEFLtastic Classics Part 36)

Part One of the most recent of my articles in ETP magazine. Updated with extra worksheets on 20 July 2018. Readers who saw the number of variations in my article on jigsaw games might be surprised to find that those are … Continue reading

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Top 30 pages all polished up

Have expanded and rearranged all my top pages in my continuing quest to make TEFLtastic worth supporting financially. In case you are wondering what those most popular pages are, for the last 3 months they have been: First conditional Passive … Continue reading

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New TEFL stuff spring 2018

Newest top in each section. For my last list of new materials, with the best of last year, see here. If you like anything here and want more, please support TEFLtastic. New teaching activities pages Past modals page Ordinal numbers … Continue reading

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New times, days, months and dates pages

I’ll be adding lots of articles and worksheets over the next few months, but have already added loads of links to new and older worksheets, stories and songs, plus one new article so far. Telling the Time games, worksheets, stories and … Continue reading

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On a roll – EFL dice games

Another one of my articles in English Teaching Professional, this time accompanied by an old blog post of mine in the TEFLtastic Classics series with stacks of photocopiable dice games. Although it is fairly common to see dice in language … Continue reading

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Sentence completion games (TEFLtastic classics part two) redux

Updated 31 August 2019 Just after previously writing about sentence completion guessing games, I realised that the sentence stems were perfect for a bluffing game in which students completed the sentences with a mix of true and made up info – … Continue reading

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