Adult Conversation

Aimed at adult students.

Compared to children, adult students can generally be expected to be able to concentrate longer and talk about their life experiences in greater detail. Instead of explicitly practicing grammar, activities may be centered around sparking longer discussions.

  • English "kotowaza" Warm-up Quiz!

    Warm up quiz for older students. Students will listen to the idiom/saying and guess the meaning based on A, B, or C.

  • Find Someone Who (Adult English Activity)

    A BINGO game for adult English learners (non-English teachers at school) to ask questions and learn about each other.

  • Passport Activity (I want to/I will/I'm going to)

    A personalized conversation activity with no writing. Students ask and answer questions with each other using target grammar, based on a travel itinerary they create.

  • Jeopardy Review (TEMPLATE)

    A Jeopardy template you can use to add your own questions. Works best with JHS and above.

  • Valentine's Day Idiom Matching Game

    Match these common Valentine's Day-related idioms and phrases with their picture and definition.

  • Santa, Cookie, Elf, Candy, Present

    A rip off of the game "taco cat goat cheese pizza " but make it Christmas! Similar concept to Karuta and Slapjack. When there is a match between a card and a spoken word slap the card!

  • Jobs

    A PowerPoint, Lesson Plan, and Worksheet dedicated to jobs. Includes a warm-up and group writing/ speaking activities.

  • Learning Technology

    What kind of things can you do with a smartphone?

  • How to/When to/what to/where to/ BINGO

    Using "How to/When to/what to/where to/" to interview others .

  • Avatar the Last Airbender Class(es)

    This activity is good for an elective class (or any class with a motivation to learn English in my opinion). If you're an ATLA fan, it is also a fun class to teach!

  • Describing Feelings!

    Students describe how they feel about certain topics!

  • The Questions Game!

    A fun activity to practice questions. Adjust this for any grade!

  • How do they feel?

    Funny quiz on emotion vocab for JHS level

  • Up, Down, TAP Warm Up

    A quick warm up to get kids moving and wake up before an early or after lunch lesson. Practices listening.

  • If I were a castaway - Second Conditional

    Imagine what you music/book/luxury item you would bring as a castaway on a desert island. It's after British radio show called Desert Island Discs.

  • New Horizon "Have you ____________?"

    New Crown "Have you ____________?" Have you ever ____? Bingo Game

  • Outline of Australia - Immigration

    Brief information about Australian history and immigration.

  • Roses are red poems for valentines day (or white)

    This is a powerpoint to explain the infamous roses are red poems.

  • Fortune Flowcharts

    A flowchart of questions that ends with a mini omikuji.

  • P for Pizza (ESL Version)

    Using English to name something that starts with the same letter as the category required.

  • Black History Month Lesson

    Lesson for Black history month. Short Timeline of American Black History + Black history In Japan and Modernity

  • Cards against English

    The classic game, with watered down answers.

  • Relative Pronoun Quiz (Card Game)

    These are small quizzes THAT students will make

  • Conversation Cards

    10 topic cards to use as conversation starters

  • Say Something A.K.A. 2 line game

    A warm-up activity where kids line up in 2 long lines. No materials needed. they race each other to say who can say a word faster.

  • Comparatives / Superlatives DRILL

    Recapping grammar taught in Lesson 7 (NC2)

  • Hogwarts Sorting Hat Interview

    Students interview their partner about their junior high school experience to find out which Hogwarts House they belong in. Intended for use with third year JHS but could be adapted.

  • Nov. is Native American Heritage Month! (USA)

    English board materials to introduce students to Native American history and culture.

  • June is Pride Month! (in the US)

    English board materials to introduce students to LGBTQ history.

  • February is Black History Month! (in the US)

    English board materials to celebrate Black History!

  • Who are you? Quiz game

    A review of the grammar points and vocabulary from New Crown 1, Lesson 1 (Are you ___? Are you from ___? and Yes, I am/ No, I`m not)

  • Minecraft English Board Game

    A fun interactive game for your next English board.

  • Snakes and Ladders

    A3 Snakes and Ladders board with card sections for use as a review activity.

  • 3 hint quiz - LET'S WARM UP!

    Enjoy testing the students critical thinking with these 3 hint questions!

  • Which do you like? TEACHER and ALT QUIZ

    Do your students know you? FIND OUT!

  • JHS Shopping

    Shopping New Crown 1 7 eleven and Amazon Quiz (Prices Updated)(Edit)

  • Business Discussion Activity Collection

    A collection of reading and discussion activities for corporate or business-related lessons.

  • English Communication for Games

    A handout to help prevent students from speaking Japanese while playing games in class.

  • Salesmen

    Students sell random products to one buyer. If their product gets bought, they get a point and become the next buyer.

  • Keyword Game

    Make the teachers say a keyword or phrase to get some points.

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