Archive | Language Teaching Activities

Master the Fine Art of Storytelling: 3 TPR Storytelling Examples


You yell at the screen, “Don’t go down to that basement, dummy!”

Well, that person doesn’t hear you and they go down to the basement.


In this case, you have no say in the story line and your favorite …

8 Engaging CLIL Projects That Help Make Learning Fun


CLIL just clicks.

With what we know about the importance of making connections in student learning, this methodology just seems to make sense.

By now, most of us are familiar with the benefits of CLIL (Content and Language …

7 Immersion Activities to Help Your Language Students Soar


Wish you could whisk your class away to a country where the target language is spoken?

Have you daydreamed about planning a fully immersive trip for your students?

Want to make your classes potentially even more immersive and motivational

Kill CLIL Activities: How to Truly Integrate Content and Language


Two birds with one stone. Sounds easy enough.

The founders of Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) must have thought so too.

Why teach one world history class and one French class when you could teach both at the

5 Genius CLIL Games to Make Your Students Feel Smart and Accomplished


Can math help your students learn French?

Can a history lesson teach Japanese grammar?

Can you harness the power of art to tackle Chinese in the classroom?

If you’re familiar with Content and Language Integrated Learning, you know that it’s

5 TPR Activities for Kids to Get Their Wiggles Out


Tired of telling your kids to sit down and use their indoor voices?

Why not harness their energy and get them fully engaged in your lessons instead?

Introducing: Total Physical Response (TPR)!

Well, you might have already heard of …

Make It Real: 7 Foreign Language Speaking Activities That Simulate Real-world Conversation


Do you want your language students to go further than parroting back given words and sentences?

Are you looking for classroom speaking activities that get students to really, truly, actively use their brains?

That shows you care. Something tells me …