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

Spam: a 2nd conditional lesson

Ever wondered what would happen if you replied to those spam emails offering us business deals, congratulating us on lottery winnings or informing us of massive inheritances? James Veitch did … Continue reading

March 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

grammar nerd jokes

I’m not ashamed to admit it: grammar nerd jokes are my absolute favourite. So when I found this, I had to share it. Go on, have a giggle: S0 Jokes … Continue reading

December 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Parallel universes: a 2nd conditional activity

Teaching the second conditional has to be one of my favourite lessons, probably because I’m a daydreamer and I often find myself thinking about what could be or what if. … Continue reading

October 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

grammar police

February 24, 2015 · Leave a comment