Lessons & Classroom Games for Teachers

International TEFL Certificate Courses with Via Lingua. -- Sponsor

TESOL Certification Programs: American TESOL Institute - Teach English Abroad. -- Sponsor

Ontesol: Online TEFL/TESOL courses recognized by TESL Canada and ACTDEC UK. -- Sponsor

First Day Activities - Lesson
By:Eric <Show E-Mail>

I have 1 activity that i almost always use the first day of class. it's a great way to get to know your students and for them to get to know you.

First, i write 10 things about myself on the board. I write some easy ones like: 'Bob', '30', 'swimming', etc... And then i write some more obscure ones like: ,'Sage', 'Yes', '8/12/2005', etc...

Then i get the students to guess the question to the answer that is on the board. So they would ask:
whats your name?
how old are you?
whats your hobby?
whats your dog's name?
are you married?
when did you get married?

after they have figured out the question for each answer, it's their turn. they write down 3-5 things about themselves that maybe their classmates don't know. then they come up to the front of the class, i write their info on the board and the class guesses about the student.

its a great activity because you really get to know a lot about your students and they learn a bit about you. plus, its a lot of fun!

Enjoy!
Eric
eslHQ.com
More ESL Games




TESOL certification course online recognized by TESL Canada & ACTDEC UK.


Go to another board -