The TEFL Life: A TEFL blog

a story about bad grammar and non-existent punctuation and my TEFL adventures

Game shows for the EFL classroom

Confession: This year seems to have run away with me. Since the end of last year I got sucked into that deep, dark hole of “making a living” and I … Continue reading

February 10, 2017 · 1 Comment

Would you rather…?

Here’s a fun activity which many of you may be familiar with. Would you rather…? is a game where you are asked to choose between two usually impossible choices – … Continue reading

October 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Flashcard maker

Another resource I found recently. At the moment I’m trying to catch up on the British Council FutureLearn course Teaching for Success: Lessons and Teaching (it’s already finished and I’m … Continue reading

October 15, 2016 · 2 Comments

rad classroom games from Jimmy Fallon

I love watching TV talk shows and often when I watch them I think the games they do would work so well in the EFL classroom. They are usually word … Continue reading

April 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

the comparative game that’s better than any other OR the best superlative game ever

So this is basically ‘my dad’s bigger than your dad’ in the EFL classroom. Get your students to brainstorm any object or adjective on the board. This can be a … Continue reading

October 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

activities for Young Learners

From my last few posts you may think I am not very fond of the little ones. That’s just not true at all, but I have a big problem with kidlets: … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · Leave a comment