This 2-page, or double sided, handout of 10 questions is a great speaking activity for English learning students to engage with one another. After previewing topic and related vocabulary, ask students to interview one another about the specific questions listed on the handout. You can make a rule that students are not allowed to ask the same student more than one question to ensure that there is movement in the class.
After the activity is complete, you can even ask students to present on information they learned from their classmates in an impromptu presentation. I always ask students to pick 1 interesting answer they heard and prepare to share the answer and why it is interesting with the class. Print in landscape mode with .5'' margins for best results.
The Think-Pair-Share topic: All About School (preview topic and vocabulary in handout prior to activity)
-Questions include: What will I learn about in this class? / Where is the main office? / When is the next holiday (no school)?
-Great choice for getting students acquainted with the class and school
Level: beginner and above
*BUNDLE of 5* Think-Pair-Share Speaking Activities - First Week of School
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Think-Pair-Share Speaking Activity - Non-Traditional Introductions First Day
Think-Pair-Share Speaking Activity - Family
Think-Pair-Share Speaking Activity - Travel
Think-Pair-Share Speaking Activity - Last Day of School / Class Reflection
Think-Pair-Share Speaking Activity - Summer / Summertime
Writing & Grammar Placement / Diagnostic / Formal Assessment
Listening and Speaking Placement / Diagnostic / Formal Assessment
Presentation Project Packet - A Person I Admire
Presentation Project Packet - My Favorite Possession
Presentation Project Packet - Introductions All About Me or Classmate