by: Henry Smith • 190
This is absolutely the coolest and most original idea I've ever seen for teaching in an ESL classroom (or as a tutor to more than one student at once). This is exactly the same as the original Spaceteam game, but with words that are much more common in the English language, designed for ESL students to be able to practice their reading/speaking/listening skills in a collaborative fight to keep their spacecraft aloft. Each device in the 2-4 person team will receive commands that may or may not match the control panel displayed on the screen - so you'll have to yell out what to do next, hoping that the person with the correct button to jam hears your call. It's ridiculous fun, and nothing short of a brilliant way of practicing English.
It's totally original, appropriate for absolutely any age, and an utterly legit way of getting over your fears and actually practicing speaking English. It's also gloriously free and available for both Android and iPhone. We've never ever had a connection problem over local WiFi (provided the connection itself is reliable). You can adjust the level of the words according to your level of English knowledge.
None as far as I'm concerned. Your students may never want to do anything else in class ever again.
Tags: space team esl
by Janel , Appszoom
Nov 04, 2015