My comic strip idea
is a very simple one really but always creates great interest among
The concept behind 'comic strips' is to get
students to use their vocabulary knowledge and practice writing
English at the same time as using their imagination.
Doing an exercise like this makes ESL students
practice two important areas of learning English in an interesting
Just simply ask your students to fill in the
conversation in the speech bubbles. They can write in anything that
they think is going on.
When everyone has filled in their 'imagined
conversation' get them to explain their comic strip to the rest
of the class. This is bringing in yet another important area of
learning English; practicing speech.
There is a prepared blank comic strip page that
you can just print off and use to photocopy and use as a classroom
When you give your students freedom of mind
you get better results!