Filling speech bubbles

incl. materials
15 min.


The learner can tell or write a short story.


Copies of a page out of a comic strip, matching the treated topic, with blank speech balloons. There is a lot to be found on Pinterest.


  • Give every learner a copy.
  • They can work individually or in pairs.
  • Give the learners time to have a look at all the images.
  • Let them invent texts for each speech balloon, telling or writing.
  • Help and correct where necessary.
  • Hang all copies on the wall, so all learners can read all the stories.