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Get students out of their seats and interacting with one another using one of Busy Teachers 312 mingling activity worksheets. They are free and a great way to increase student speaking time. This
, for example, focuses on talking about time and routines. It includes some key target vocabulary for beginners and could easily be used as a warm-up, practice, or review activity. If your class is studying a different topic, you can simply search for a worksheet that is more appropriate for your students.
Mingling activities are important because they increase the amount of time individual students have to practice speaking while building their self confidence. Often students are too shy to speak in front of the entire class but since
the whole classroom is buzzing with voices
during these types of exercises, students are more willing to express themselves.
Most mingling exercises should be fast-paced so keep them short.
Students must then work hard to complete their objective within the time limit and will be less easily distracted.
Mingling activities are difficult to monitor
so be sure that students have plenty of practice using the target structures and vocabulary before starting.
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This file includes four topic cards. You can put the students into groups of four, ask them to take a card randomly, and encourage them to talk. Hope it works well!
Taboo: A speaking game where students need to define the words provided without using the words given.
This worksheet contains questions to practise, and hopefully understand better, all the present, past and future tenses. It is fully editable, so you are free to add more questions if you want. Al ...
This is a fun game for reviewing jobs and what different people do in our community. It includes different jobs such as the coach, tailor, carpenter, plumber, etc. The instruction of the game is i ...
It is a definition- speaking game. We define the words at the top without using the ones under them. It is great for speaking and we all enjoy it. We print it and cut the cards. We use this game a ...
This worksheet includes different questions about Language. You can put your students into pairs or small groups and encourage them to talk. Hope it works!
It includes different questions about "Hobbies". Put your students into pairs or small groups and encourage them to talk. It is designed for elementary level. Hope it works well!
This worksheet contains some questions about the name. You can put your students into pairs or small groups and ask them to talk. It is designed for pre-intermediate levels. Hope it works well!
Cute cards with pizza slices on them that will help you to divide your class into three (or two if you eliminate one of the pizza types) groups quickly and in a fun way. Afterwards you can al ...
This is a great conversation starter or warm up activity for a classroom. The page shows a series of cats in different moods and conditions. The student should describe which cat he/she feels li ...
One of the main challenges that face ESL and EFL students is public speaking in a foreign language. This worksheet gives ESL and EFL students important tips for public speaking. It also provides c ...
It's an interesting speaking activity for students. It will give students an opportunity to personalise the topic and practise present simple third person singular. Students enjoy speaking about t ...
This worksheet contains different questions about the home. Divide the language learners into small groups and encourage them to talk. Hope it works well.
This power-point presentation is useful to talk about invention and inventors (such as Alexander Graham Bell, Edison, Wright brothers and etc.) . It is also useful for improving students speaking ...
Team A: you have to guess the words on Team B's list. You can ask the given questions on your own list or other questions. Team B: you have to guess the words on Team A's list. You can ask th ...
In this Powerpoint presentation you will have some images that represent a country. Students must create sentences (or describe what they see) in order of guessing the country. After a few images ...
This is a worksheet-game I created using a picture from the quite popular Criminal Case game, on Facebook. It is likely that most students are familiar with so it should be fun. There are pictures ...
20 Questions is an interesting speaking game. Stick an index card to each student's back or forehead. He/ she can ask maximum of 20 questions to find out who he or she might be. Hope you and your ...
These are 45 printable and editable Hedbanz(R) cards. This game provides a lot of fun while allowing kids to practise question forms.For this game you will also need headbands, some chips and prob ...
Listening comprehension exercise (taken from: http://www.passporttoenglish.com/Beginning-English/Lesson7/Listening.html and http://www.esl-lab.com/pie1/pierd1.htm) plus phrases to be complete ...
This worksheet contains some questions about health. You can divide your students into small groups and ask them to talk about the questions. It is designed for both elementary and pre-intermediat ...
I created this worksheet to allow my students a bit of speaking practice with adverbs of frequency. I teach adults and young people, so you might add verbs that are suitable at your students' ...
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