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In Japan, Junior High School consists of 3 grades. Students are usually between 12 and 15 years old. English is a full, required subject and consists of speaking, listening, reading, and writing practice. Much of the curriculum is designed around the grammar points and vocabulary used for school entrance exams.

Newest activities

Take the Train Game

Board game to practice "Change trains at _____" "Get off at ______ station." "Take the _______ line."

Greetings Board Game

Somewhere in the 1st year textbook, students have to learn how to give reactions and learn appropriate responses. This is a fun game for students to practice responses as they try to win the game.

Can I Play Janken?

Students try to get bingo by asking for favors/permission using 'Can you/Can I...' questions.

Can you find the picture in the textbook?

Students search their textbook for pictures that match the criteria and then write a quiz for their classmates.

Telephone Talk New Crown 1 Lets Talk 7

A worksheet to practice talking on the phone

Gesture Quiz Game

I usually use this gesture game to introduce present continuous.

What are animals doing GAME

A point get game for practicing the present progressive.

Continuous Guessing

This is a Guess Who-style game using cards and point tokens.

Invite Me Baby

Students aim to understand the grammar and form a free dialogue around various questions.

It's About Christmas

A Christmas-themed worksheet activity where students learn Christmas vocabulary and create sentences with prepositional phrases.

Make a Monster

Students use present tense plural verbs to form sentences to describe an original monster.

Oh No! Bingo

A tactical bingo game where bingo is bad. Students practice speaking as well as listening.

Past Tense Dice Game

This is a board/dice game that practices the irregular and regular past tense verbs. Students make one sentence each time they land on a square.

Mystery Burger, Please

Students learn how to order various fast food items then customize their own dialogue to practice with their friends.

Where's The Pickle?

A fun activity based on the Christmas tradition of finding the pickle ornament on the Christmas tree.

Time And Weather

An information gap game where students ask each other the time and weather in different parts of the world.

You Decide T/F

The ALT reads 4 sentences and the students have to decide which sentence is false. In groups, students write their own sentences and the other students have to find the liar.

Band Guess

Students try to guess the name of the band from pictograms.

Cross Out Spelling Relay

Students take turns in teams to spell out a word the instructor calls out by crossing out a letter on their team

Drawing Comparatives "-ER~THAN"

Students draw three sets of two comparatives according to the descriptions under each. Adjustable for superlatives.

Textbooks

Top 10 Activities
  • Super Mario Christmas Blast A fun Christmas Mario-themed quiz game, where teams battle each other in a test of knowledge! Built off the original Super Mario Typhoon by Alexander Grant. 8
  • Code Breakers ALT reads a series of numbers and students must convert them to letters to figure out the secret word. 7
  • Almost Pokemon Battle Game This is a write and race activity the students play in groups. 4
  • Cute Hand-drawn Phonics Chart (A-Z) A bright and cute hand-drawn phonics sheet covering the letters of the alphabet. 4
  • Christmas Blast Power Point Game This is a template that I made that can be filled in to make a review game for almost anything. Since the questions are able to be customized, this power point can work at any level. 4
  • "How long have you...?" Bingo Students practice the question "How long have you ____?" by playing bingo with each other. 3
  • Uno Like Card Games A speaking activity based on the Uno Card Game. The same deck can also be used to play Go Fish 3
  • ALMOST MARIO KART Powerpoint Game The students work together as a team to answer the teachers question in fun class race. I added one for Passive Voice. 3
  • Are you From DokoDoko? Students ask each other "Are you...?" questions and collect signatures. 3
  • Twisted Pictionary Students have ten seconds to draw a picture and have their teammates guess it. 3