Category Archives: TEFL games

48 trivia quizzes for EFL students (TEFLtastic Classics Part 44)

Updated 5 April 2021 When I was posting my list of the best of 2020, I noticed that a couple of the top ones were trivia quizzes and thought I should make sure that I had linked to them from … Continue reading

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New spelling games/ worksheets page

Perhaps because of all that brainwashing in communicative language teaching , it’s taken me 14 years to realise that a page of my spelling PDFs might help students who want to spell properly and teachers who want to help them … Continue reading

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TEFLtastic Classics update

My last post was mostly of a promise of things to come, so I thought I’d prove that it was worth coming back with an update on how many links my other TEFLtastic Classics posts have accumulated over the years. … Continue reading

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Grammar practice drawing games

Have just rearranged my list of 80 drawing game PDFs to be more organised by individual topic, and there were enough grammar ones for enough different language points to be worth a post all of their own. Will also expand … Continue reading

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Meeting criteria games (TEFLtastic Classics Part 39)

Another instalment in my series on posts on the most useful and adaptable TEFL activities, for once for an activity that I (probably) invented. If you like anything here and want more, please support TEFLtastic. Updated 21 July 2020 This … Continue reading

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New TEFL stuff autumn 2019

Not a lot of new PDFs and tips, as I’ve been concentrating on polishing up the TEFLtastic index pages, but still hopefully at least one useful thing for almost everyone. Newest of each kind top of each section. New TEFL articles … Continue reading

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Disappearing text memory games (TEFLtastic Classics Part 38)

This is another activity that I’ve used regularly as long as I can remember and I’ve finally got around to writing about, inspired by its appearance in my new e-book. If you like anything here and want more, please support … Continue reading

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Matching Games Part Two – Pelmanism

Pelmanism in ELT article and PDFs. If you like anything here and want more, please support TEFLtastic. Updated 22 September 2020 I’ve written a lot about pelmanism/ pairs/ the memory game before. However in the second half of the latest … Continue reading

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New teaching time expressions materials and ideas

I start far too many of my articles with suggestions to teach more of this and less of that, but this time I really really really really really really mean it! Perhaps the most shocking weakness I have found in … Continue reading

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Discuss and agree (TEFLtastic Classics Part 35)

Simplicity itself, and almost infinitely adaptable – students try to come to agreement with the words, phrases, gapped sentences, sentence stems, etc that you give them, making it like an opinions version of Things in Common. Then they try to remember and/ … Continue reading

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