Classroom Activities for ESL Teachers & Students
View our compilation of ESL activities for kids and adults that teachers can use in their classroom.
Most activities can be the primary focus for what you plan to teach your students. In addition, you could adapt many of the exercises as warm-up activities or as extensions to a lesson.
Improve Core Skills in English
We have also added a collection of interactive vocabulary games.
Do you want to make your classes more fun and engaging?
Try our ESL board game activities based on popular TV game shows and classic board games. Most activities are suitable for all ages and levels.
Do you want to teach your students idioms and phrases?
Check out our new searchable list of English idioms and phrases.
You can view the meanings and examples of many common expressions. Customize your own list and print it out to use in your classes.
ESL Activities for Developing Core Skills
Interactive ESL Activities and Games
Browse Activities by Student Age Group
Browse Activities by Student Level
New ESL Activities
ESL Activities for Kids and Adults on YouTube
View our official playlist of ESL activities and games on YouTube.
The channel also features other recommended ESL and EFL resources for teaching English abroad.
ESL Expat Store
Purchase updated PDF versions of our ESL activities and games from our online store.