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Fun language games to help learn English

Learning English can be a great experience or a painful one, depending on the teaching style you choose. For children, who may not yet understand the benefits a new language can bring, it is especially important to include fun elements in the learning process to keep them motivated and engaged. Not quite sure where to start? These are our favourite interactive games to learn English, tailored to the requirements of three different young learner age categories:

Ages 5-8

English Exercises to keep your students motivated

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  • Matching games: they are a great way to increase English vocabulary and logic. And they work on so many levels, you can have your students match words with pictures, definitions, translations, synonyms, opposites…
  • Flashcards: use them to associate a word and a picture, which will then allow the students to understand what the word means. Have them repeat the words for a bit, and then play “find the pair”. It is a great way to get kids active and motivated to learn new vocabulary.
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Teaching English to non-English speakers

It can be a challenge to teach English as a foreign language. It depends on things like the level of the students, their personality, their objectives and their needs.  However, following some simple rules, it can become easier and fun for both the teacher and student.

Here are 5 things you can include in your lessons to ensure that they are more memorable and fun!


1. Mimes