Social English games, worksheets and e-book

Hundreds of PDFs and teaching ideas for meeting people, small talk, etc. If you like anything here and want more, please support TEFLtastic.

Updated 6 August 2021

Social English e-book

Teaching Social English: Interactive Classroom Activities 2nd Edition (over 350 pages of photocopiable materials) – NEW EDITION

Teaching Social English articles

How to teach Social English

and see the links below for articles on meeting people, small talk, restaurant language, invitations etc

Lists of social English phrases

The 100 most useful social English phrases

The big list of social English phrases (in this e-book)

Social English index pages

Small talk page

Meeting and greeting page

Starting and ending conversations page

Conversational reactions page

Invitations page

Making arrangements page

Recommendations page

Restaurant language page

Active listening page

Giving directions page

Requests and offers page

Business socialising page

Photocopiable social English classroom activities

and see the index pages above for many more on small talk, socialising, meeting and greeting, etc

Socialising prepositions and determiners pairwork – NEW

Meeting people and small talk yes/ no questions games

Needs analysis and brainstorming (with useful language for meeting people for the first time)

Personal questions with be speaking

Social English responses card games

Social English for business

Social English and phrasal verbs

Related pages

Functional language main page