49 ESL Conversation Games & Activities - Jackie Bolen 2020
About the author, Jackie Bolen
Who this book is for
Top 10 tips for teaching english conversation
1: Student-centered vs. teacher-centered
2: Teach students how to ask questions
3: The need to listen
4: It doesn't always need to be fun
5: Make a plan
6: Provide a demonstration of the language and game/activity
7: Change partners frequently
8: Give feedback
9: Use the whiteboard for key words and phrases
10: Change it up
Top 5 Tips for teaching low level conversation classes
1: Don't hope for miracles
2: Focus on other skills first
3: Focus on vocabulary
4: Student-centered teaching: Is it possible?
5: Build confidence
English conversation games and activities for all levels
Find someone who ... bingo
Just a minute
Phone show and tell
The hot seat
Toilet paper icebreaker
Vocabulary Apples to Apples
What can I do with a ...?
What am I?
Where are they now?
Would you rather?
English conversation games and activities for higher level students
2 Truths and a lie
5 Minute Debate
Ask me about
Character problems and solutions
Do you like to ...?
“Expert” conversation activity
Find something in common
Interesting story and questions
Man/Woman on the street
Problem and advice
Story picture cards sequencing
What are you cooking?
Who do you want at your party?
English conversation games and activities for lower level students
Can and should speaking activity
Daily schedule speaking activity
Draw a picture, but someone else is talking
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Only 1 Question
Pass and ask
Show and tell
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Conversation class lesson plans
Aging to challenge south Korea’s economic transformation
Korea’s aging population
People use technology more, sleep less
More conversation class lesson plans
Speaking class pronunciation practice