Category Archives: Aperitifs

Warmer of the Week – Polarisation

Here’s an idea for a simple, low preparation, communicative activity to set the context and lead in to your lesson. The basic procedure Write ‘I agree’ on one side of the board and ‘I disagree’ on the other side of … Continue reading

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Also known as a board jump, this versatile activity can liven up grammar and get students up out of their seats in a controlled TPR practice activity. This is good for language points which have two (or three) options to … Continue reading

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Warmer of the week: ladder race

Let’s start the ball rolling with a warmer. This is a good one for reviewing a recently studied lexical set (e.g. weather) or to introduce a topic by quickly brainstorming vocabulary connected to the theme of the lesson. It’s very … Continue reading

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