A selection of elementary-level games and activities to practise various grammar points, including 'can' for ability, the present simple, wh- questions, frequency adverbs and lots more.
Elementary lesson plans
A card game at elementary level to practise wh- questions and answers.
An information-gap activity at elementary level to practise the present simple of live and have got.
A competition at elementary level designed to practise adjectives for size, shape and colour that can be played in either groups or teams.
A fluency-based board game at elementary level to practise can in statements, negatives and questions.
A guessing activity at elementary level to practise like, don’t like, love, hate + -ing with quite, really, at all and very much.
A board game at elementary level to practise the present simple with frequency adverbs and time expressions for groups of three to four students.
A guessing activity at elementary level to practise would like + noun, and would like to for groups of three to four students.
An activity where students complete sentence stems to practise personal pronouns, play a guessing game in pairs and share information in groups.
Students talk about their ideal room and then compare with their partner’s using there is and there are. They end the activity with a timed memory game working in groups of four.
Students take part in a small-group card game to practise the present simple.
Students take part in a team competition to practise was, were, wasn’t and weren’t.
Students take part in a small group, information-gap and puzzle-solving activity to practise the past simple.
A pairwork memory game for teenagers and adults to practise using some and any.
An individual and mingling activity to practise the irregular past simple.
A groupwork board game to practise the superlative form of adjectives.