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.
Board game to practice "Change trains at _____" "Get off at ______ station." "Take the _______ line."
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.
Students try to get bingo by asking for favors/permission using 'Can you/Can I...' questions.
Students search their textbook for pictures that match the criteria and then write a quiz for their classmates.
A worksheet to practice talking on the phone
I usually use this gesture game to introduce present continuous.
A point get game for practicing the present progressive.
This is a Guess Who-style game using cards and point tokens.
Students aim to understand the grammar and form a free dialogue around various questions.
A Christmas-themed worksheet activity where students learn Christmas vocabulary and create sentences with prepositional phrases.
Students use present tense plural verbs to form sentences to describe an original monster.
A tactical bingo game where bingo is bad. Students practice speaking as well as listening.
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.
Students learn how to order various fast food items then customize their own dialogue to practice with their friends.
A fun activity based on the Christmas tradition of finding the pickle ornament on the Christmas tree.
An information gap game where students ask each other the time and weather in different parts of the world.
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.
Students try to guess the name of the band from pictograms.
Students take turns in teams to spell out a word the instructor calls out by crossing out a letter on their team
Students draw three sets of two comparatives according to the descriptions under each. Adjustable for superlatives.