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These vocabulary games and activities on video are for practicing and teaching ESL. Some can also work with flashcards and many of them with phrases as well. You would typically use one of these activities after you have presented the vocabulary in your lesson. Activities like these will help your students practice their new vocabulary. Depending on the length of the lesson you would use an activity like this for around 10-20 minutes.

All of the exercises here are labeled whether they will work with children or adults and if they are appropriate for beginners or advanced students.

I would learn the highlighted ones first. Those are the most efficient. They are fun, require little to no prep and when used correctly are educational.

Charades an ESL game for teaching vocabulary Charades Kindergarteners-Adults Recommended

ESL vocabulary games sprite Sprite Elementary Children-Adults Recommended

ESL activity 2 students sitting in front of the classroom Taboo Elementary Children-Adults Recommended

ESL games for vocabulary pass the marker Pass the Marker Elementary Children-Adults Recommended

ESL students sitting for an activity Pass the Bag Elementary Children-Adults Recommended

Vocabulary ESL games picture this Picture This Kindergarteners-Adults

ESL activity students spell a word Make a Word Elementary Children-Adults

Students doing a listening activity for vocabulary Which Word? Intermediate Elementary Children-Adults

Vocabulary games esl post it Post it Elementary Children-Adults

Vocabulary games syllable says Syllable Says Elementary Children-Adults

ESL vocabulary games what am I? What am I? Intermediate Elementary Children-Adults

ESL activities for vocabulary fill in the gaps Fill in the Gaps Elementary Children-Adults