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ESL Activities

Ideas for activities and games in the English language classroom

10 Tips for Games in the ESL Classroom
From the creator of the world’s best-selling ESL board game—ten practical ideas on using games when teaching English

On Using Games in the ESL Classroom
Matt Errey looks at competitive versus co-operative games, and healthy versus unhealthy competition

Mixed-level Activities

Ideas for activities that you can adapt and use at different levels:

Various ESL Activities (elementary to advanced)

Activities by Level

These ideas and activities are mainly appropriate for the following levels:

Elementary

Pre-intermediate

Intermediate

Upper-intermediate

Matt's ESL Games and Quizzes - for immediate download
Activities which may be a success in a Californian encounter group are unlikely to work in the majority of ESL/EFL contexts. Nick Gadd