News Article

  With this ESL reading activity, you can improve your students reading skills using an authentic text or news article. You can adapt the lesson for how you want and customize it depending on the needs of your students. Student Level: Intermediate, Advanced Age Group: Adults News Article Reading Activity Preparation: Browse the internet for …

Sentence Building

  This is a useful exercise for reading, sentence building and improving sentence structure. In this activity, students work in groups to arrange words in order and form a number of different sentences based on a particular theme and use proper grammatical forms. Student Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced Age Group: Kids, Adults Sentence Building Reading …

Q&A

  This reading activity gets students involved in making test questions based on an article that they will read in class. You can use the activity with the class reading textbook as well. Student Level: Intermediate, Advanced Age Group: Adults Q&A Reading Activity Preparation: Before class, make sure you have an article prepared for the …

Jigsaw Reading

  If you want to add some discussion to a reading lesson, using the jigsaw reading activity method is a great way to get students interacting in class as well as improving their reading skills. Student Level: Intermediate, Advanced Age Group: Adults Jigsaw Reading Activity Preparation: Use an article from the textbook or an article …

Timed Reading

  Timed reading activities are a great way to help students recall information from a text. You can do it with articles in text books, magazines, newspapers or anything else of interest that can be downloaded from the web. Student Level: Intermediate, Advanced Age Group: Adults Timed Reading Activity Preparation: Prepare an article of interest …

TV Guide

  To help with students’ reading skills, this activity can improve their ability to find information by scanning for information from a list of television programs on a TV guide. Student Level: Beginner, Intermediate Age Group: Kids, Adults TV Guide Reading Activity Preparation: Find a listing of television programs from a popular TV station online. …