Self-introductions

Themes

Students practice introducing themselves, or the teacher introduces themself.

Recent activities
Staff Room English

This is for students to use when they come to the staff room and you're the only teacher in there.

Introductory Name card

Name card helpful for students and teachers as well

Daytona

Students race to see how fast they can introduce themselves to each other.

Who is the ALT? Guessing game

This is my self-introduction activity for Junior High School. Students guess about the ALT before getting to know them.

Name card

Practice writing name and saying "Hello. My name is ~ . What’s your name?”

Spongy Intros

The aim of this worksheet is to help 1st graders practice self-introductions and understand its format structure.

English Conversation Board Game

A bright and colorful board game focused on getting students to converse in English.

Who am I? Quiz

A three-hint-quiz type of game where students have to guess the character being described. Perfect activity for We Can! 2 Unit 3 "He is Famous. She is great."

Simple Present Self-Introduction

Students write their own self-introduction after learning "I (verb)".

Adjective Name Game

A fun game to learn the names of your students while having students learn new adjectives!

Vocabulary Wars

This is a vocabulary battle that can be used with any small set of vocabulary. It is great for younger classes, but can work with any grade.

Smooch And Pooch

Students learn basic greetings and self-introductions while passing around Smooch & Pooch and introduce themselves to 10 of their classmates.

Sports and Their Verbs

A handy guide to show students why some sports use "play" and others don't. (No more "I play run"!)

Self-Intro Worksheet

I use these worksheets for the first class of the year. One sheet is for first-year students, and the second one is for returning students.

Small Talk

A dialogue modeled by the ALT and HRT or JTE and then mimicked by the students

Ready For Speech

Make public speaking and introductions fun.

Ice Hockey Games

A sign game and a quiz game. This version is for the first person 'be verb'

My Sign Book

Students introduce themselves and collect signs from other members of the class

Famous Canadians and My Memories

A short quiz introducing the past tense of the be verb and also the when connection. A follow up writing activity.

Nice To Meet You

Students practice expressions used during self-introductions.

ALT and JTE Interview

Students think of 'Do you like' questions to ask the teachers and fill in the worksheet.

A-E-I-O-U Bingo Song

While singing along to the Bingo song, students sing the English vowels and practice giving their self-introductions.

CHARACTER RACE

The horse race activity played on the board. I often do it as a review before tests.


Top 5 activities
  • English Conversation Board Game A bright and colorful board game focused on getting students to converse in English.
  • Who am I? Quiz A three-hint-quiz type of game where students have to guess the character being described. Perfect activity for We Can! 2 Unit 3 "He is Famous. She is great."
  • Small Talk A dialogue modeled by the ALT and HRT or JTE and then mimicked by the students
  • Staff Room English This is for students to use when they come to the staff room and you're the only teacher in there.
  • Famous Canadians and My Memories A short quiz introducing the past tense of the be verb and also the when connection. A follow up writing activity.
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