ESL Games For Adult Classes

Routines is a great ESL Game that pushes your memory to the limit.
Routines is a simple ESL game that requires almost no set up and is an extremely effective way to teach phrasal[...]
Ask the “Expert” is a great ESL game for advanced language learners.
Ask the "Expert" is a game for higher level  ESL students.  It requires an ability to think on your feet,[...]
ESL Game #049 – How Many Questions?
How Many Questions? is a great warm up activity that gets any High School or lower level Adult class started[...]
Blindfolded Maze is a great ESL Game for practicing Directional Vocabulary (giving directions).
This ESL game is a guaranteed good time no matter if your English language learners are children or adults.   To[...]
Blindfolded Hieroglyphics is an amazing ESL game that combines drawing and blindfolds.
This game is just like the older Easy ESL Game Hieroglyphics except we kicked it up a notch.  You guessed it, we[...]
Super Tic-Tac-Toe will work in any high school or low level adult ESL lesson.
Super Tic Tac Toe is a great ESL/EFL game when it's used together with an A - Z Race as[...]
Practice using the past tense with Mystery Bag Story Time, our ESL twist on a story chain.
Mystery Bag Story time is a  great ESL game to use in your high school or adult classes.  This story[...]
Using the game Tic Tac Toe Hangman is an easy way to teach American vs British English in your ESL classroom.
One technique I love to use when using games in my ESL classes is combining two or more of the[...]
Dictation is just about the easiest ESL game you’re ever going to play.
The majority of ESL games focus on one particular element of language learning: reading, speaking, writing, listening, etc.  Dictation is[...]
Teach the past tense with Fortunately / Unfortunately.
Fortunately/Unfortunately is an awesome ESL game for teaching the simple past tense.  It requires listening, speaking and a lot of creativity. The Details: There[...]
ESL Games Adult Resource #013 – Hamas Capture Israeli Spy Dolphin
Easy ESL Games has recently partnered with Premier ESL in an effort to bring you the most comprehensive and entertaining[...]
ESL Game #060 – The Busy Day
I've always been a big fan of ESL Games that are based on memory.  The Busy Day is a great[...]
ESL Game #060 – Categories a.k.a. (4×4)
ESL Games are like recipes.  Teachers use the basic frame work but more often than not use little tweaks to [...]
ESL Game #057 – 20 Questions
ESL Games are an excellent way to put students in situations where they need to use English.  Basic repetition and[...]
ESL game #056 – Scattergories
If you've been teaching ESL / EFL for any substantial period of time you've already forgotten more ESL games then[...]