Semantic Fields in TEFL

A semantic field (sometimes known as a lexical field) is a group of words related by meaning. In teaching a semantic field could be: animals verbs of perception‏‎ foodstuffs … In practical terms the definition is quite loose and general. Sometimes a word will...

Word Bag – activity

Word Bag is a fun game which helps with semantic fields and vocabulary in general. It’s quick to set up and ideal to keep the class occupied for 10 minutes at the end of a lesson and it is very good for all ages and levels of students. Running the Game To start,...

Spelling Mix – spelling activity

Spelling Mix is a simple TEFL activity for students to practice the spelling of words in a semantic field. It’s suitable for any age and level as long as the words the students are looking for are of the right level. Preparation Select a group of words of a...