Category Archives: Games

Doc Strange and Bio-megascope

Doc Strange was a comic which was published in 1945. Nowadays the comic is in public domain. I took the original and rewrote the bubbles into simple English (intermediate level) and then I made a video out of the comic. You can see the result below. Watch the video and try to understand the story […]

Past simple tense – Michael story

Past simple tense is, in my opinion, the most important tense in English. This is the tense that you cannot avoid whatever you do. Therefore, I do my best to teach the irregular and regular verbs in past simple tense as best as I can. That was why I designed so called Past simple tense […]

Sherlock Holmes – The Last Curtain – IWB Classroom reading

No one can deny that students should read a lot to learn English. However, they do not want to and any longer reading is demanding on photocopying. In fact, I do not know a school where they’d be willing to copy a book for every student. That was why I searched for a way to […]

Games for Letter of Application

Here are several games to teach the students how to write a letter of application. The first game practises some basic rules how to write a letter of application. It is an IWB game called Hoopshot. Hoopshot_letter of application The other game practises the construction of a letter of application Letter of application_seq And in […]

Present perfect tense

Students often complain that Present perfect  is the most difficult tense. Yes, they are right. But still they can learn a lot about it. Here is the way I teach it. Teaching present perfect tense – procedure I always start with a song. There are three good songs to introduce present perfect tense. I use […]

Past simple and continuous

Here is another game for IWB. Here you can test whether your students know the difference between past simple and continuous tense. In this penalty game there are two ways to play it in the classroom. I prefer to divide the class into two teams and click on “Two players” option and then each team […]