About Teacher: A listening activity paired with a writing activity ending in student presentations
At the Restaurant: Students play the role of waiter or customer in a restaurant.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Movie Talk: Watch and discuss Tim Burton's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
Cross Out Spelling Relay: Students take turns in teams to spell out a word the instructor calls out by crossing out a letter on their team’s alphabet board.
Diwali: Diwali is the most popular festival in India. It means festival of lights. Student learn about this festival while completing worksheets, making greeting cards and playing various English games.
J-Penpal Exchange: Japanese HS students exchange emails with students in other countries who are studying Japanese.
Fast Food: Students will practice how to order fast food calculating cost and quantities.
Food Talk: Students have conversations about food.
Gain Respect: Learn about UK celebrities and then write about who you respect.
Guess the Gesture: Students have to guess the meaning of the gestures performed by the ALT.
Guess the Price: Students try to guess the price of popular items.
Household Chores: Students do a survey in class to see how often they help their mother around the house.
If I Had a Million Dollars: Students listen to the song and fill in the gaps. They put the pictures in the order that they hear the words.
I'm Not Luvin It: An introduction to the 'fast food' lesson or the movie 'Super Size me'. A quick quiz/questionaire highlighting the globalisation of McDonalds.
Inventions: A fun and creative long term project for OC Elective classes.
Just the Way You Are Song: Using Bruno Mars' song, "Just the Way You Are" to introduce compliments. If you have a full lesson then I've added extra activities.
Liar Liar: Students try to determine whether their classmates are telling the truth or telling a lie.
Listening Bingo : A fun and challenging bingo game.
Lost in Osaka: This follow-up information gap activity to Englipedia's Subway Race and it will have the students practice asking for and giving directions via train/subway.
Movie Bingo: Students talk about the type of movies they like while playing an exciting game of bingo.
Musical Phone Calls: Worksheet only
My Future: Worksheet only by Andy Webster
OC Conversation Test: This is a test in which you engage students in basic conversation skills. You ask them questions and they must properly answer.
On the Telephone: Students practice inviting people out over the telephone.
One Thing Song: Students listen to a song by the British pop boy band, One Direction, and fill in blanks.
Prepositions of Place: This game teaches the students to hear prepositions of place: on, above, below, in front of, etc. The students listen and try to draw an image of a room that is described by the ALT.
Preppy Places: A fun listening and drawing activity to help students practice prepositions.
Rappin' Rhymin': Worksheet only
Recommendations: The objective of this class is to have students practice a simple and practical sentence structure, using “should.” This lesson also gives students good practice in thinking about their own ideas and giving their suggestions.
Religion: Teach the students about the big three western religions, especially the similarities they share.
Shop Till You Drop: Students practice shopping dialogue and use a shopping catalogue to make a shopping list. They then buy items.
Simple but Great Bingo: Students listen to a story and write down words they recognize in bingo squares.
Spelling Rules: The rules of English spelling explained in Japanese.
Summer Paradise Song: Students listen to the song "Summer Paradise" by Simple Plan and fill in the blanks on the worksheet.
Summer Vacation: Talking about what you did during the summer vacation.
Unexpected Occurrence: Students have fun studying about aliens. In this multi-activity, students learn new alien words, learn how to describe an alien and finally listen to a dialogue about an alien sighting.
Verb Board Game: Worksheet only by Errie Smith
Whats in the Bag: Students ask yes/no questions about something hidden in a bag until they guess it.
Where Am I Going: Students compete in a directions guessing game to see which team can amass the most points.