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General Activity Descriptors

  • Artwork

    This is primarily a collection of art for use in making materials or games.

  • English Board

    This consists of materials that can be used on a physical English bulletin board.

  • Flexible

    This activity can be adapted to a wide variety of grammar points.

  • No Prep

    The activity doesn't require any preparation or materials from the teacher. Just remember it and go!

  • Online Activity

    This activity is for online classes.

  • Phonics

    The activity practices or teaches about phonics.

  • PowerPoint

    This activity is based around using a PowerPoint presentation.

  • Pronunciation

    Activity is centered around practicing pronunciation.

  • Small class size

    This activity works best in small classes (under 10 students).

  • Social Distancing

    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.

  • Vocabulary Review

    The activity is primarily used to review vocabulary that students have already learned.

  • Warm-up

    The teacher can use this activity to start a class.

  • Grammar points

  • Adjectives

    He's thin, cute, and interesting.

  • Be verb

    I am sleepy. Are you happy?

  • Can and Can't

    I can play the guitar. I can't play the trombone.

  • Causative Verb

    My mother made me finish my homework before dinner.

  • Comparative (as ~ as)

    I'm as tall as my sister.

  • Comparative (-er)

    He is taller than my brother.

  • Comparative (more + adjective)

    Volleyball is more exciting than baseball.

  • Conditional

    If you want to play basketball, please join our team.

  • Copula Verb

    That looks delicious.

  • Declarative Content Clause

    He thinks that lemons are delicious.

  • Directions

    How can I go to the train station?

  • False Subjects

    It's sunny today.

  • Future (going to)

    They are going to play rugby on Sunday.

  • Future (will)

    I will go to the grocery store tonight.

  • Gerunds

    Amy likes visiting the ocean.

  • How

    Specifically practices the word "How."

  • How many

    How many apples do you have?

  • Imperative

    Let's play baseball. Don't use my bat.

  • Indirect Question

    I know how to play the piano.

  • Infinitive (Adjectival)

    Do you have something to eat?

  • Infinitive (Adverbial)

    I went to Kobe to watch a baseball game.

  • Infinitive (general)

    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.

  • Must/Have to

    You must clean up your room. We have to go to my uncle's house tonight.

  • Passive voice

    Many languages are spoken in Indonesia.

  • Past Continuous

    My cat was sleeping last night.

  • Past Perfect Continuous

    James had been doing homework for two hours before Brendan visited.

  • Past Simple

    He visited Kyoto last month.

  • Plural Nouns

    She has three notebooks.

  • Plural Verb

    He plays the piano. Does he play the flute?

  • Possessive form

    That is Pierre's coat.

  • Prepositions

    My bag is under the desk. My texbook is on the desk.

  • Present Continuous

    She is playing volleyball.

  • Present Perfect

    Tom has eaten two hot dogs.

  • Present Perfect Continuous

    Inez has been reading a book for two hours.

  • Pronouns

    Her name is Judy.

  • Quantifiers

    Does this store have any towels?

  • Reduced Relative Clause

    The man making a sandwich is Jon.

  • Relative Pronoun

    He is a boy who writes novels.

  • Request

    Will you give me a napkin?

  • Second conditional

    If I were a cat, I would sleep all day.

  • Simple Present

    I study English.

  • Subject Verb Object Complement

    Sunshine makes me happy.

  • Subject Verb Object Object

    She gave him a watch.

  • Superlative (-est)

    The blue whale is the biggest animal in the world.

  • Superlative (most + adjective)

    Fall is the most beautiful season in Kyoto.

  • There is/are

    There are three libraries in this town.

  • This-That

    This is a fox. That is a hawk.

  • Unlisted Grammar

    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.

  • What

    Specifically practices the word "What."

  • What (noun) do you (verb)?

    What season do you like?

  • When conjunction

    I was eating dinner when my sister came home.

  • Where

    Specifically practices the word "Where."

  • Which

    Which do you like, summer or winter?

  • Who

    Specifically practices the word "Who."

  • Wh words


  • Why and Because

    Why do you like strawberries? Because they're delicious.

  • Holiday

  • Christmas

    Activity applies to Christmas.

  • Easter

    Activity applies to Easter.

  • Halloween

    Activity applies to Halloween. Boo!

  • New Years

    Activity applies to New Years.

  • Thanksgiving

    Activity applies to Thanksgiving (American or Canadian).

  • Valentine's Day

    Activity applies to Valentine's Day.

  • Parts of Learning

  • Listening

    Students listen in the activity.

  • Reading

    Students read in the activity.

  • Speaking

    Students speak in the activity.

  • Writing

    Students write in the activity.

  • Requirements

  • Dice

    Requires the teacher to use dice.

  • PC

    Requires the teacher to display or use materials on a computer during class.

  • Pencil

    Requires students to have a pencil or a similar writing instrument.

  • Prints

    Requires the teacher to print out the activity on paper.

  • Student PC/Tablet

    Requires students to use their own PC or Tablet for the activity.

  • TV

    Requires the teacher to display materials on a TV.

  • School Level

  • Adult Conversation

    Aimed at adult students.

  • Corporate

    Aimed at corporate or business classes.

  • Elementary School

    Aimed at elementary school students.

  • High School

    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.

  • Special Needs

    This activity can be used in Special Needs classes.

  • University

    Aimed at university students.

  • Sentence Type

  • Affirmative sentence

    You are hungry.

  • Negative sentence

    You aren't hungry.

  • Question sentence

    Are you hungry?

  • Skills Development

  • Creativity

    Develops students' creative skills.

  • Critical Thinking

    Develops students' critical thinking skills.

  • Discussion

    Develops students' discussion skills.

  • Presentation

    Develops students' presentation skills.

  • Problem Solving

    Develops students' problem-solving skills.

  • Teamwork

    Develops students' teamwork skills.

  • Textbook-specific

  • Blue Sky

    Specific to the Blue Sky textbook series.

  • Here We Go

    Specific to the Here We Go series of textbooks.

  • Junior Sunshine

    Specific to the Junior Sunshine textbooks.

  • Let's Try

    Specific to the Let's Try textbook.

  • New Crown

    Specific to the New Crown textbook.

  • New Horizon

    Specific to the New Horizon textbook.

  • One World

    Specific to the One World textbook.

  • Power On

    Specific to the Power On series of textbooks.

  • Sunshine

    Specific to the Sunshine textbook.

  • Total English

    Specific to the Total English textbook.

  • We Can

    Specific to the We Can textbook.

  • Themes

  • Alphabet

    Students practice the English alphabet in the activity.

  • Animals

    Students practice words for animals or learn about animals.

  • Body Parts

    Practices the names for parts of the body.

  • Classroom English

    Practices common words and phrases that will be used as part of English class.

  • Colors

    Practices colors (red, green, blue, and so on).

  • Conversation Skills

    Practices basic skills about how to continue conversations.

  • Countries

    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.

  • Daily Routine

    Involves the students explaining their daily routines.

  • Days of the Week

    Practices pronunciation or spelling of the days of the week. (Sunday, Monday...)

  • Debate

    This activity involves students having a debate with each other.

  • Dictionary

    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.

  • Family

    Students practice words for family members or talk about their families.

  • Feelings/Emotions

    Practices words to express feelings or emotions.

  • Food

    Practices words for food, introduces new food, or involves the students making or eating food.

  • Greetings

    Practices how to greet other people.

  • Hobbies/Clubs

    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).

  • Invitations

    Students practice inviting other people to do something.

  • Jobs and Professions

    Students practice the names of different jobs or professions.

  • Lunchtime Activity

    This activity can be used while eating lunch with students.

  • Months

    Practices pronunciation or spelling of months.

  • Numbers

    Practices pronunciation or spelling of numbers.

  • Ordinal numbers

    Today is the first day of June. Tomorrow is the second.

  • Phone Conversations

    The activity practices telephone conversations.

  • School Subjects

    Practices school subject names.

  • Self-introductions

    Students practice introducing themselves, or the teacher introduces themself.

  • Shapes

    Practices shapes (circles, triangles, squares, and so on).

  • Shopping and Dining

    Activity involves the students practicing buying or selling things.

  • Sports

    Students practice the names of sports, learn about sports, or play a sport.

  • Time

    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.

  • Weather

    The activity practices words for different kinds of weather.