Games for Learning English (ESL)


Health Board Game: Miming & Describing Symptoms (ESL)

Free board game to review health-related symptoms. Students act or describe medical vocabulary.

Speaking Game: Four in a Row / Card Swap (Agreeing & Disagreeing)

Games for giving opinions, agreeing, disagreeing, and interrupting. Speaking activity for intermediate/upper-intermediate ESL class.

Miming Cards for Practicing Present Progressive or Past Continuous

Miming game for ESL class where students act out a verb. Good for practicing present progressive (continuous) or past progressive/continuous.

ESL Game: Battleship for Prepositions of Time (AT / ON)

Play the game Battleship to study prepositions of time ON & AT. Includes instructions. Great for elementary school students.

Daily Routine Board Game to Practice Present Simple (ESL)

Free ESL board game for practicing daily routines. Target language: "I wake up at 7 o'clock." Fun activity for practicing present simple in English class.

ESL Murder Mystery Game: Mystery at Mr. Grim's Mansion

Ideas & example of ESL murder mystery activity for class. Contains the mystery at Mr. Grim's Mansion.

Classroom Activity: Find the Liars Game (ESL/EFL)

Liars game activity for ESL/EFL class where students ask questions to each other to find out who is lying. All English levels. Great for speaking & review.

Sentence Guessing Game Activity

Sentence guessing game where students get another student to elicit a complete sentence. Fun speaking game for synonym practice for ESL/EFL class. Warm-up.

Vocabulary Review Board Game (EFL/ESL Activity)

How to make a simple vocabulary review board game for ESL class. Excellent vocabulary review activity.