Advice, recommendations and suggestions games/ worksheets

39 suggesting/ recommending/ advising PDFs and teaching ideas, plus lists of useful advice phrases. If you find anything useful here, please support TEFLtastic.

Updated 23 March 2020

E-book with advice/ recommendations/ suggestions activities

40 pages invitations and recommendations photocopiables, including improved versions of some of the worksheets below, in:

Teaching Social English: Interactive Classroom Activities

Teaching advice articles/ blog posts

How to teach recommendations, advice and suggestions

Giving advice activities to practice other language blog post

Tips and useful phrases blog post

List of useful language for giving advice and recommending

Useful language for advice and recommendations (list of phrases arranged by level for teachers and students)

Photocopiable classroom materials using advice/ recommendations to practise other language

How questions and advice dice game (linking suggestions to easy small talk questions) – NEW

Recommendations and invitations for foreign visitors review (with lots of vocabulary of places) – NEW

Advice and recommendations future time expressions practice – NEW

Travel and tourism recommendations numbers practice 

Recommendations and embedded questions

Recommendations with movie vocabulary

House and home likes, dislikes and recommendations

Clothes and appearance recommendations

Solutions to countable and uncountable problems

Language of trends and advice practice

HR vocabulary problems and solutions

Expressions with make and do giving advice speaking practice

Recommending arts and media (with lot of useful art and media language)

Comparatives and superlatives recommendations challenge

Recommendations with superlatives

Giving advice on personality problems

Love and marriage stories and advice (my lesson share winning LP and worksheet on Onestopenglish)

Relationships Advice and proverbs

Giving advice Vocabulary revision game

If I were you phrasal verbs Advice game

Language learning advice modal verbs practice

Advice on language learning problems (polished up version – good for learner training too)

Recommending countries to visit Version 1 (with tricky names of countries and cities)

Recommending countries to visit Version 2  (ditto)

Recommending places to visit Advanced version (with useful vocabulary for describing different kinds of people, vocab for describing places, and tricky country and city names)

Business English advice guessing game (including collocations with make and do)

HR vocabulary advice practice

Give advice using the presentations vocabulary

Advice for foreign travellers (zero conditional with imperative and modals)

Advice for parents (zero conditional with imperative and modals)

Third conditional and past modals advice

Other photocopiable advice and recommendations classroom activities

Should have for past regrets and advice

Preparing presentations tips discussion (with lots of useful advice language)

Longer advice phrases card games

Sentences with “in case” discuss and agree

Travel advice – South Korea

Travel advice Guess the country (with cultural info on UK, Australia and New Zealand)

Recommending music for particular situations

Sue or something else? giving advice practice

Give advice on emailing and other business communication (with useful phrases for advice)

Presentations cultural differences (language of advice)

Advice on business emailing (plus roleplay meeting to decide on company email policy)

Business Xmas card do’s and don’ts (imperatives for advice)

Advice on business communications

Bad business meetings advice

Showing understanding and suggesting solutions

Related pages

Business advice worksheets page (also some more generally relevant stuff like advice on presentations cultural differences)

Functions main page

2 Responses to Advice, recommendations and suggestions games/ worksheets

  1. Mabel says:

    None of these things are suggestions!!!

  2. alexcase says:

    Really? What’s the difference between what you are thinking of and what is here then?

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