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This is primarily a collection of art for use in making materials or games.
This consists of materials that can be used on a physical English bulletin board.
This activity can be adapted to a wide variety of grammar points.
The activity doesn't require any preparation or materials from the teacher. Just remember it and go!
This activity is for online classes.
The activity practices or teaches about phonics.
This activity is based around using a PowerPoint presentation.
Activity is centered around practicing pronunciation.
Small class size
This activity works best in small classes (under 10 students).
This activity takes social distancing measures into account.
Unit or Year Review
This activity is intended to review material covered over a unit or school year.
The activity is primarily used to review vocabulary that students have already learned.
The teacher can use this activity to start a class.
He's thin, cute, and interesting.
I am sleepy. Are you happy?
Can and Can't
I can play the guitar. I can't play the trombone.
My mother made me finish my homework before dinner.
Comparative (as ~ as)
I'm as tall as my sister.
He is taller than my brother.
Comparative (more + adjective)
Volleyball is more exciting than baseball.
If you want to play basketball, please join our team.
That looks delicious.
Declarative Content Clause
He thinks that lemons are delicious.
How can I go to the train station?
It's sunny today.
Future (going to)
They are going to play rugby on Sunday.
I will go to the grocery store tonight.
Amy likes visiting the ocean.
Specifically practices the word "How."
How many apples do you have?
Let's play baseball. Don't use my bat.
I know how to play the piano.
Do you have something to eat?
I went to Kobe to watch a baseball game.
I want to be a mechanic.
Infinitive (It… for… to…)
It is important for us to exercise.
Modal Verb - "could"
I wish I could fly.
You must clean up your room. We have to go to my uncle's house tonight.
Many languages are spoken in Indonesia.
My cat was sleeping last night.
Past Perfect Continuous
James had been doing homework for two hours before Brendan visited.
He visited Kyoto last month.
She has three notebooks.
He plays the piano. Does he play the flute?
That is Pierre's coat.
My bag is under the desk. My texbook is on the desk.
She is playing volleyball.
Tom has eaten two hot dogs.
Present Perfect Continuous
Inez has been reading a book for two hours.
Her name is Judy.
Does this store have any towels?
Reduced Relative Clause
The man making a sandwich is Jon.
He is a boy who writes novels.
Will you give me a napkin?
If I were a cat, I would sleep all day.
I study English.
Subject Verb Object Complement
Sunshine makes me happy.
Subject Verb Object Object
She gave him a watch.
The blue whale is the biggest animal in the world.
Superlative (most + adjective)
Fall is the most beautiful season in Kyoto.
There are three libraries in this town.
This is a fox. That is a hawk.
This is a tag for grammar points that haven't been created yet.
Was and Were
I was in London last week. Many people were there.
Specifically practices the word "What."
What (noun) do you (verb)?
What season do you like?
I was eating dinner when my sister came home.
Specifically practices the word "Where."
Which do you like, summer or winter?
Specifically practices the word "Who."
Why and Because
Why do you like strawberries? Because they're delicious.
Activity applies to Christmas.
Activity applies to Easter.
Activity applies to Halloween. Boo!
Activity applies to New Years.
Activity applies to Thanksgiving (American or Canadian).
Activity applies to Valentine's Day.
Students listen in the activity.
Students read in the activity.
Students speak in the activity.
Students write in the activity.
Requires the teacher to use dice.
Requires the teacher to display or use materials on a computer during class.
Requires students to have a pencil or a similar writing instrument.
Requires the teacher to print out the activity on paper.
Requires students to use their own PC or Tablet for the activity.
Requires the teacher to display materials on a TV.
Aimed at adult students.
Aimed at corporate or business classes.
Aimed at elementary school students.
Aimed at high school students.
Junior High School
Aimed at junior high school students.
Pre-kindergarten or Kindergarten
Aimed at students who have not started Elementary School yet.
This activity can be used in Special Needs classes.
Aimed at university students.
You are hungry.
You aren't hungry.
Are you hungry?
Develops students' creative skills.
Develops students' critical thinking skills.
Develops students' discussion skills.
Develops students' presentation skills.
Develops students' problem-solving skills.
Develops students' teamwork skills.
Specific to the Blue Sky textbook series.
Here We Go
Specific to the Here We Go series of textbooks.
Specific to the Junior Sunshine textbooks.
Specific to the Let's Try textbook.
Specific to the New Crown textbook.
Specific to the New Horizon textbook.
Specific to the One World textbook.
Specific to the Power On series of textbooks.
Specific to the Sunshine textbook.
Specific to the Total English textbook.
Specific to the We Can textbook.
Students practice the English alphabet in the activity.
Students practice words for animals or learn about animals.
Practices the names for parts of the body.
Practices common words and phrases that will be used as part of English class.
Practices colors (red, green, blue, and so on).
Practices basic skills about how to continue conversations.
Practices the names of different countries, or teaches students about different countries.
Current Events/Social Issues
Students learn about or discuss current events, social issues, or recent news.
Involves the students explaining their daily routines.
Days of the Week
Practices pronunciation or spelling of the days of the week. (Sunday, Monday...)
This activity involves students having a debate with each other.
Activity involves using a dictionary, or trains students in how to use dictionaries.
Dreams and The Future
Students talk about what they want to do in the future.
Students practice words for family members or talk about their families.
Practices words to express feelings or emotions.
Practices words for food, introduces new food, or involves the students making or eating food.
Practices how to greet other people.
Practices or discusses hobbies or clubs that the students participate in.
Hometown or Country
Students introduce their hometown or home country.
Injuries and Ailments
Students describe their injuries or other ailments (headaches, stomachaches, and so on).
Students practice inviting other people to do something.
Jobs and Professions
Students practice the names of different jobs or professions.
This activity can be used while eating lunch with students.
Practices pronunciation or spelling of months.
Practices pronunciation or spelling of numbers.
Today is the first day of June. Tomorrow is the second.
The activity practices telephone conversations.
Practices school subject names.
Students practice introducing themselves, or the teacher introduces themself.
Practices shapes (circles, triangles, squares, and so on).
Shopping and Dining
Activity involves the students practicing buying or selling things.
Students practice the names of sports, learn about sports, or play a sport.
Practices words for times of day (7:30, 2 o'clock).
Travel and Vacations
Concerns travel - where students have gone, or where they want to go.
The activity practices words for different kinds of weather.