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 In Emotional Intelligence, Emotional Intelligence Speaking Activities for ESL classrooms

Research shows that building a sense of community in the classroom is an integral part of creating a positive learning environment. Community building begins on the first day students and teachers come together. It is here that social and emotional learning can be integrated into classroom life. Here, social emotional learning is seen not as an add-on for the teacher but the way that relationships, routines, and procedures are established so everyone feels cared for, respected and valued.

Theory into Practice by Jaqueline A. Norris.

 

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE SPEAKING ACTIVITIES IN

ESL CLASSROOMS

 

I would like to share with other teachers these group dynamics that have worked well throughout the many many years I have had the pleasure of working with adult students in ESL Classrooms before the pandemic. A new section has recently been added for during and post Covid-19. I hope you find these speaking activities useful to complement your own lesson plans.

Please share your experiences with us!

 

  1. All ears

  2. Beginners

  3. Book-crossing

  4. Bring in an object

  5. Chain of affection

  6. Christmas all the way

  7. Christmas wishes

  8. Circles

  9. Emotional response

  10. Elevenses

  11. 48:1

  12. Gaudí effect

  13. Give thanks and eat pie

  14. Good Things Come in Threes

  15. One: Windows of the mind
  16. Two: Tales of the Supernatural
  17. Three: The Importance of Being Earnest
  18. Hearfulness on Valentine’s Day

  19. Hermes

  20. Indian secrets

  21. It’s Christmas time

  22. Learn by doing

  23. Let’s go hybrid

  24. Lucky charms

  25. Mors tua, vita mea

  26. Musical chairs

  27. Of foxes and hedgehogs

  28. Remote Thanksgiving ideas

  29. Soft skills

  30. Take it personal

  31. Ten for dinner

  32. The Arts

  33. The Grammar Club

  34. The Guest House

  35. Top Card

  36. Woman to woman

  37. Word clouds

  38. Your position in the family

  39. You’ve got mail

 


The following five activities were created during unprecedented Lockdown lessons in March 2020:

  1. #metime

  2. Lady with a Lamp

  3. London shutdown

  4. Online bookclub

  5. Video conference Goodbye

 


 

BREAKOUT EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES

 

0. The Agatha Christie Experience [B1]

  1. The Body in the Library
  2. The Mysterious affair at Styles

3. All Halloween’s Eve [A1]

4. Green-eyed Girl [A1]

5. The Sherlocked Experience [B1]

 

 

 

 

 

«Our capacity to pay attention and to learn has a lot to do with what’s happening internally on the visceral and emotional level and what our gut feelings are telling us» by Gabor Mate.

 «How emotions affect our cognitive functioning»

 

 

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