Gives lower level students speaking and listening practice; to give higher level students practice with critical thinking skills, as well as speaking and listening.
This is a conversation activity that encourages students to produce language quickly and cooperatively, while practicing a specific grammar point.
Practice talking about jobs.
To practice reading comprehension; to practice speaking skills.
Recycling bin
Helps learners understand what recycling is and why it’s important and provides listening practice.
This activity encourages students to think about how they make decisions and to explain those decisions to others. Explaining decisions is a form of critical thinking.
Happy New Year!
Share cultural information about New Year’s celebrations around the world and encourage students to set goals by making resolutions.
Thumbs up, thumbs down
Encourage advanced-level ESL and GED students to use transition phrases in conversation. This activity will help students use more academic language in speaking and in writing.
Use listening, speaking, and reading in working with a written text.
Square table
Students from traditional academic backgrounds may struggle with the idea and practice of group discussions, which are more common in U.S. classrooms. Here's a technique that may help them ease into the activity.



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