FREE Handy Conversation Starters
These FREE Handy Conversation Starters are a perfect way to warm up your classroom! No matter the topic, students' level and age group these cards make your students speak, speak, speak!
These Handy Conversation Starters are a perfect way to warm up your classroom! No matter the topic, students' level and their age group these cards make your students speak, speak, speak!
These cards can be used for warm-ups, and thematic conversations, but also to practice exam tasks (FCE, CAE, TOEIC, etc).
What is it?
a no-prep activity designed for pre-intermediate, intermediate and upper-intermediate ESL students who would like to improve their conversational skills and break their language barrier
individual, pair and group work
perfect for warm-ups, exam practice and speaking and writing activities
age groups: younger teenagers, older teenagers and adults
ESL levels: A2/A2+/B1/B2 (even upper-intermediate students sometimes need help with breaking their language barrier)
Speaking and Vocabulary
PDF / PNG
6 high-quality, unique speaking cards
Every picture is unique
PNG/PDF - 1 card per page for digital use
PDF - 3 cards per page - print in colour recommended
Each card consists of
a thematic question5 pictures
a follow-up question
In both A4 and US letter formats
to break the language barrier of A2/A2+/B1/B2 learners of English
to improve conversational skills
to give the feeling of achievement to those students who struggle with conversations
to learn new vocabulary
to review known vocabulary
to spark your students' creativity by letting them create their own cards
How to use:
Use it digitally or print (and laminate) the cards
Have a conversation with the student asking them questions from the cards
Review the vocabulary by pointing at pictures and asking "what is this?"
Don't be afraid to ask different questions if the conversation allows it!
templates: create your own cards or ask your students' to do it!
Use it also as:
a writing activity
a speaking presentation