Tag Archives: TEFLtastic classics

Grammar practice drawing games

Have just rearranged my list of 75 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

Posted in Grammar, Grammar games, TEFL games | Tagged | 2 Comments

Dice games for specific language points (TEFLtastic classics part 16 revisited)

A sudden surge in popularity for my posts on small talk and talking about your week and weekend for specific language points has inspired me to rearrange my list of EFL dice game PDFs so that it is now organised … Continue reading

Posted in Teaching English as a Foreign Language | Tagged | Leave a comment

Discussing your week(end) to practise particular language (TEFLtastic Classics 42)

This is a combination of two recent posts, being a particular kind of small talk to practise different kinds of language, and also a classic but difficult to find page.  Discussing your week and weekend to practise grammar Discussing your … Continue reading

Posted in Photocopiable worksheets, Speaking | Tagged | Leave a comment

Small talk for specific language points (TEFLtastic Classics Part 41)

There is perhaps no smoother introduction to and no more realistic way of practising language than a set of especially chosen small talk questions. These could be questions including the grammar etc that you want to practise, e.g. small talk … Continue reading

Posted in Photocopiable worksheets, Social English | Tagged | 1 Comment

Functions card games (TEFLtastic Classics Part 40)

As usual with this series of posts on the most adaptable activities in TEFL, this game is simplicity itself but surprisingly effective. If you like anything here and want more, please support TEFLtastic. Updated 27 April 2020 Instructions Groups of … Continue reading

Posted in Photocopiable worksheets | Tagged | Leave a comment

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. This is one of the … Continue reading

Posted in board games, TEFL games | Tagged | Leave a comment

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 and want more, please support TEFLtastic. … Continue reading

Posted in Photocopiable worksheets, TEFL games | Tagged | 1 Comment

Good and bad responses (TEFLtastic Classics Part 37)

The first in a few additions to my occasional series on the most adaptable games/ activities in TEFL, revived due to finding that there are some real TEFL classics that are in my new e-book and I use all the … Continue reading

Posted in Photocopiable worksheets | Tagged | Leave a comment

Learning grammar through body language and gestures links

Some people may have noticed from my last list of new stuff that “my boom” (as we say in Janglish) is writing about moving around and getting students to move around in class. In fact, it’s so much of an … Continue reading

Posted in Grammar | Tagged | Leave a comment

Matching Games Part Two – Pelmanism

Pelmanism in ELT article and PDFs. If you like anything here and want more, please support TEFLtastic. Updated 31 January 2020 I’ve written a lot about pelmanism/ pairs/ the memory game before. However in the second half of the latest of … Continue reading

Posted in pelmanism, TEFL games | Tagged | Leave a comment