Likes and dislikes games, worksheets, songs and stories

Around 40 pdfs and teaching ideas for like and don’t like. If you like anything here and would like me to have time to put up more, please support TEFLtastic.

Updated 4 April 2019

Index pages in this section

Like and would like games/ worksheets page (for contrasting and using both forms)

Articles on teaching likes and dislikes

How to teach the language of likes and dislikes

15 games for likes and dislikes

Favourites in EFL classes (including lyrics of a likes and favourites song)

The two likes and dislikes blocks games near the end of this article

Lists of useful likes and dislikes language

Likes and dislikes language list (in order of usefulness, at the beginning of this article)

Photocopiable likes and dislikes classroom activities

House and home likes, dislikes and recommendations – NEW

Likes and dislikes guessing game

There is/ are and like/ don’t like games

Do you like categories personalised pelmanism

Does he/ she like pick and draw game

Likes and dislikes TPR coin game

Like and don’t like coin games

Being positive and negative about food from other countries (likes and dislikes, describing food, and country and nationality words)

Like and be like games

Do you like animals pelmanism

Nationality words like and don’t like bluff

Do you like and does he like categories coin game

Like and don’t like alphabet coin guessing games

He likes/ She likes games (with family vocabulary and short answers)

Like and don’t like personalised speaking dice game (with extension for like + activities with -ing)

Favourites drawing dice game

Favourites making sentences alphabet challenge dice game

Likes and dislikes ladder game

Do you like…? ladder game (a yes/ no question version of the game above)

How many people like….?

Likes and dislikes survey game (a simpler version of the game above)

Family, favourites and possessive S guessing games

Likes and dislikes songs

Do you like broccoli ice cream? from SuperSimpleLearning (video on YouTube animated with flashcards, main page on their website with lyrics and teaching ideas, flashcards)

I like… but it’s not my favourite in my teaching favourites article above.

Some websites also recommend My Favourite Things from Sound of Music, but it doesn’t have much actual use of likes and dislikes expressions and the vocabulary is very obscure.

Likes and dislikes books/ stories

Ketchup on Your Cornflakes (short video of child reading the book with an adult)

Yummy Yucky by Leslie Patricelli (video of book read aloud)

Green Eggs and Ham by Dr Seuss (videos of book read aloud and animation) – NB: Book mixes up “would like” and “like” without any clear difference, so not suitable if you want to show the difference

Related pages

Food for young learners page

Food for adults page

Functional language main page


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