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Conversation Skills

Practices basic skills about how to continue conversations.

There are a lot of different techniques for training students how to have conversations in English:

Connecting ideas and related topics together.

Using shorter words and phrases like "Well..." or "I see" or "Wow!"

Asking for clarification if you don't understand something, or explaining a word or idea to someone who isn't familiar with it.

  • Conversation Control

    Useful classroom English phrases that students can use to ask for help

  • 1st Term Performance Test Script (Here We Go! 6)

    My English head and I had decided to change up the script to make the conversation flow a little more naturally. (Based off Here We Go! 6’s “自分や日本のことを紹介しよう” script)

  • Directions App!

    Use default or student made maps to practice giving and receiving directions! This is an updated version of my Directions game - now with the ability for unique custom maps to be made and used!

  • 24 NHE5 U2 Writing Practice

    A worksheet to accompany unit 2 of the 2024 edition of New Horizon Elementary 5. Includes space for students to practice writing their names as well as a basic script for exchanging present cards.

  • Hockey Board Game COLLECTION

    Hockey-themed board game activity for various units to be used on LOILO NOTE.

  • When is your birthday?

    Birthday flashcards - students learn how to say birthdays through famous characters/people.

  • Snoopy Weather and Clothes for Grade 4

    I have used the same activity megannagem created for JHS but edited it for Grade 4 and weathers included in Lets Try 2.

  • May I? Could you?

    Activity for New Horizon 2 Unit 2 "Let's Talk 2" (May I? Could you?)

  • Bingo COLLECTION

    Bingo cards with sentences that can be used for many different units as review or practice to be used on Loilo Note.

  • Birthday Cards

    Students create birthday cards for their friends and use "When is your birthday?" and "What do you want for your birthday?"

  • Let's Try 2! Unit 1, Pg 2 - 5

    A worksheet based off the materials provided in the Let's Try 2! textbook. This worksheet focuses on Unit 1.

  • Casual Greetings

    Students learn some basic casual greetings and then create their own.

  • End-of-Year 6th Grade Q&A Review PPT Game

    A competitive game that reviews the English covered in the 5th and 6th grades, and you can use to converse with students by asking follow-up questions related to the answers they give.

  • Anime Guess Who!

    There are 7 anime characters for the students to choose from. Students form pairs and pick one character. They take turns asking 'do you' questions until they get it correct.

  • NH2 - U1 - Show me ~ Ticket, Passport and Bag

    Activity to practice grammar point on pg 12 of New Horrizon 2 (Unit 1)

  • Can You Bingo/Bongo?

    Designed to be done with Unit 1 Part 3 of the New Horizons 1 Textbook. It can be used with any book really for can you.

  • Are you? Do you? Can you? Jeopardy

    Follows New Horizon 1 Unit 1. Students create "Are you? Do you? Can you?" questions while playing jeopardy.

  • Let's Try! 2 pg 22-25

    A worksheet based off the materials in the Let's Try! 2 textbook for the 4th grade.

  • Are you going to ~?

    Bingo worksheet activity to practice 'be going to' grammar in conversation. (NH2 JHS P9 Unit 1)

  • Bowser Bingo!

    Ice-breaker bingo activity for large groups - multiple classes & grades combined.

  • King Koopa's Cup

    A conversation-based card game inspired by the popular drinking game King’s Cup.

  • Find Someone Who (Bingo Challenge)

    A first day of class ice breaker activity for students to get to know each other better.

  • ALT Quest Speaking Practice Cards

    Printable cards to incentivize students to interact with their ALT outside of class time.

  • I am going to & I will

    Grade 2 JHS students will plan their trip abroad. This is designed specifically for Unit 1 of New Horizon 2 textbook.

  • Description Activity Warm-up

    Share images on LOILO NOTE and have students talk in pairs and describe about something they choose from the list.

  • Roll the Dice Small Talk Review

    This is a warm up activity that can be used to review key sentences/questions/expressions that the students learned from the previous year. This is patterned after the New Horizon textbooks.

  • Halloween Mask and Trick or Treating

    Students will learn about American Halloween and monsters, color a monster Halloween mask, and then model a trick or treating dialogue.

  • Unicorn Game "What __ do you like?" YearEnd ES 4-6

    Speaking and Listening Game to review basic English Conversation skills: What color/sports/animal/fruits... do you like?" "I like ___." Students receive 1 question each, and ask all their classmates.

  • 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.

  • Slangs in North America! (modified ver.)

    slightly modified slang/SNS quiz made by janeenmp

  • NH 5- Unit 8

    Tic- tac-toe board game to practice He is good at ~. He is always ~.

  • Ordering Food

    Practice ordering food in pairs

  • Spoken English/Slang Quiz

    A powerpoint quiz for Junior or Senior High School students that tests them on English slang/spoken phrases. A fun way to teach spoken English that the students won't find in textbooks!

  • Let's Try 1 (Unit 8) - "What's This?" Quiz 🕵️‍♂💭

    What's This? 🕵️‍♂️ (Google Slides)

  • Slang Quiz: American/Internet/SNS Version

    This is a quiz made for end-of-year fun with my junior high school students. It introduces the idea of slang, why it is useful, the types of English slang, and of course, a quiz!

  • Valentine's Day Idiom Matching Game

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

  • Mario Party 3rd/4th Grade

    remake of the original for 3rd/4th grade

  • Dating Lottery Game

    This is made from New Horizons 2 page 115. It is about asking someone to an event.

  • ES 6th Gr Jinsei Game for the end of the Year

    It is for ES 6th graders. Many reviews from 3rd 4th 5th and 6th Gr levels.

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