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4 Christmas Activities for your Classroom

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Christmas ELT activities

The festive season is officially upon us!

To help you celebrate, we thought we’d share some Christmas ELT activities to get you and your class in the spirit of Christmas.

Our teacher trainer Stacey Hughes from the Professional Development team here in Oxford has prepared some multi-level Christmas ELT activities for you to use in your classroom. Enjoy a round robin writing activity, practice some seasonal vocabulary revision, and plenty more. The perfect antidote for any Scrooge!

ROUND ROBIN LETTER (Writing)
Level: pre-intermediate to advanced
Any age group

ADVENT CALENDAR (Vocabulary)
Level: any
Young Learners

12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS or 12 DAYS OF WINTER (Vocabulary revision)
Level: any
Young learners, teens, adults

CRAZY GAPPED TEXT (Grammar, collocation, text cohesion)
Level: pre-intermediate and above
Teens, adults


Stacey Hughes is a teacher trainer for Oxford University Press. She has written a number of articles for the OUP blog and Teaching Adult Newsletter. Stacey gives talks and workshops around the world – both face-to-face and via webinar. 

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14 thoughts on “4 Christmas Activities for your Classroom

  1. To Oxford University Press

    Hello!

    Thank you very much for the recent email bringing me Christmas activities for my classroom. I think that my students will like ‘Crazy gapped text’ most of all. Wishing you merry Christmas,

    Marija L. Drazdauskiene

    On Thu, Dec 1, 2016 at 12:24 PM, Oxford University Press wrote:

    > Oxford University Press ELT posted: “Stacey Hughes is a teacher trainer > for Oxford University Press. She has written a number of articles for the > OUP blog and Teaching Adult Newsletter. Stacey gives talks and workshops > around the world – both face-to-face and via webinar. The festive seaso” >

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  3. Very useful thanks, I’ll be searching through my Christmas activities this weekend.

  4. the activities are all wonderful! thanks so much..

  5. I found these activities amazing! I was looking for new X-mas exercices and I liked them all. Thanks for sharing them! Greets from Mexico.

  6. Thank you very much and Merry Christmas in advance.

  7. How a teacher in Pakistan can arrange classroom activity as they don’t celebrate Christmas.

  8. Greetings from Irpin school 12, Ukraine,
    thank you very much for your interesting and useful offers for teachers and students!
    Christmas activities are super!
    Merry Christmas!

  9. thank you for these activities and time spent on doing them. they are amazing.

  10. Thank you very much. It’s very useful!

  11. Thanks a lot. It’s going to be wonderful contribution for our next New Year’s parties

  12. Much appreciated! Season’s greetings from Belgium,
    Caroline A.

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