Posts Categorized: Other (miscellaneous)

Pictogram icebreaker

Background This is an icebreaker that works well for group sizes from 4 people upwards. It could be used at any time early on in a course. The fact that the prompts are pictorial gives a very interesting spin to the activity – it helps create a relaxed, fun, open-ended atmosphere and means that everyone… Read more »

‘Choices’ – a balloon debate

Great fluency activity. Who do you pick up from the bus stop? There’s only room for one passenger. This variation on a balloon debate has a wonderful solution that requires genuine ‘thinking outside the box’.

Office Nut Cases

A ready-made speaking activity with handout (copy-and-paste) on the theme of ‘difficult colleagues’.