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ONE-SENTENCE GAMES. More doesn’t always mean better. Smarter is better. One sentence may be as useful for teaching purposes as a wall of text with lots of words. My today’s post is a collection of one-sentence games (see Word Games if you’d like to try some games with words). These are games that require next to no time to prepare and might be used to help students retain new vocabulary and grammar, improve their speaking and writing, while playing around with the language. Similar to the Telescopic Text experiment, the aim of the game is to expand a phrase or a simple sentence into as long a sentence as possible by adding extra words. Go Go to the shop. What’s Your Secret? En.akinator.

Quick, Draw! Explain Yourself! The students try to give a reasonable explanation ​about a made up statement.​They can do this exercise in pairs or in a small group.

Explain Yourself!

The teacher can also let the students come up with their own statements. - You have a tiger in your bedroom. Explain yourself! - ​You have got your hands covered in blood. Brain Teasers. A girl called GL lives on the eleventh floor of a block of flats.

Brain Teasers

Every morning when she goes to work she takes the lift down to the ground floor. When she comes home in the afternoon, she presses the button for the eighth floor and walks up the last three flights of stairs. How come? Answer: She is too short. She does not reach button number 11.​Imagine that you are in a boat, in the middle of the sea. Emoji Riddles. Two online tools to practise speaking and listening skills with emoji.

Escape From Home – Online Escape – Escape without leaving the sofa. Crumple and shoot - Google Slides. WordGame. Two Truths and a Lie Ideas, Examples & Instructions. The game Two Truths and a Lie is a great party game for teenagers and can also be a good icebreaker in meetings, classes or other situations where you need to make introductions.

Two Truths and a Lie Ideas, Examples & Instructions

Below are some examples of truths or lies if you're already familiar with the game and just need to get some ideas. These are easy to modify to make them true (or not true) for yourself. For information on how to play the game, see below the examples. Mingle activities: Star of my life. Untitled. GPS Quiz. Which_one_is_different_why_instructions_0. Game Word Generator - The Game Gal. When I was putting together this site of games, I discovered that my printable word lists became very popular.

Game Word Generator - The Game Gal

I had word lists for pictionary, charades, and other games, and visitors seemed to really like them! So I got to thinking, what’s one step better than a printable list of words for playing pictionary? An online word generator! Here I’ve taken all the words on my printables, plus hundreds more, and combined them into different categories for playing games like pictionary, catchphrase, charades, or any other game you want.

Here’s how it works: First, select a Game (the game menu also includes a Holiday option). My amazing husband also made an iPhone app with all the same content. JUST GOOGLE IT. Image credit: Chris Pirillo, Creative Commons Whether we like it or not, we are no longer a comprehensive ‘know-it-all’ repository of knowledge in the classroom.


Everything we know and more is readily available via smartphone, and students have access to it unless we forbid the use of technology (smartphones) in the classroom. The latter practice is more like trying to herd cats. First, they will find a way anyway, and second, to what greater benefit? They say no teacher can compete with Google. 1. Switch Sides if... Answers - Part 3. This is a WHAT? I have been meaning to post this activity for a while now – and finally got around to videotaping (does anybody even say videotaping anymore?!)

This is a WHAT?

This game so I could show you all. I thought it might get confusing trying to explain it, so a recording is probably better! This game is called, “This is a WHAT?!” The purpose is for the students to practice intonation and vocabulary. How to Play Crumple & Shoot. M.A.S.H – 90’s throwback game – The Canswedian English Teacher. It’s that time of year when all teachers round the world are panicking about the same thing: What in the heck am I supposed to do with these hyperactive children the last week of school….

M.A.S.H – 90’s throwback game – The Canswedian English Teacher

Fear not! I saw this post on Pinterest the other day about M.A.S.H – no not the tv show – the 90’s game that we used to play to see MASH: what kind of house we would live in (the love shack)Husband/Wife: who we would marry (Sean Connery of course!) 15 variations on a grammar auction. Grammar auctions (students bidding for the right to say whether a sentence is right or wrong and/ or correct it, doubling the money they bid if they are right and losing that money if they are wrong) make correcting errors fun and are therefore one of the most popular games in TEFL.

15 variations on a grammar auction

Unfortunately, this can […] Grammar auctions (students bidding for the right to say whether a sentence is right or wrong and/ or correct it, doubling the money they bid if they are right and losing that money if they are wrong) make correcting errors fun and are therefore one of the most popular games in TEFL. Unfortunately, this can mean they are somewhat overused and that your class might well have done exactly that same game with their last teacher.

There can also be problems with the game as it is usually played, such as teams who win at the beginning of the game being able to dominate it or some slower or less confident teams not taking part at all. 1. 2. 3. 4. Activate: Games for Learning American English. Quick, Draw! 40 FREE ESL boardgames worksheets for intermediate (B1) level high school stu... Games for Learning English, Vocabulary, Grammar Games, Activities, ESL. Engelska spel. Det engelska språket omger oss alltmer i vardagen.

Engelska spel

Spela dessa engelskaspel så att du kan, vågar och vill använda engelska i olika situationer. Här har vi samlat alla spel inom ämnet Engelska. Spelen passar förskolan, grundskolan och ändå upp till gymnasiet. Sortera på hur populär spelen är, hur nya de är eller efter namn. Games/vocabulary - spraktrollet. Game Word Generator - The Game Gal. ESL Interactive Fun Games for Classroom Practice. ESL Powerpoint (PPT) Games If you are the type of person who prefers to have games on powerpoint or as printable handouts, we have been thinking of you.

ESL Interactive Fun Games for Classroom Practice

We offer board games, powerpoint games and more for the classroom and one to one teaching. They have made my lessons fun and I have no doubt yours will be fun too. Added to the good news are the templates we offer that you can use to create customized games for your classroom and teaching. It is total fun and highly engaging fun lessons with these resources. Ba Ba Dum. Expand your vocabulary - Knoword. Environmental & Social Awareness Games. The following is a list of environmental & social issue games. Most of these green games are suited for people of all ages, but some games contain themes geared toward adult issues. Bacteria Salad - Food safety game where you have to grow tomatoes or spinach without making people sick from e. coli or salmonella. Food Import Folly – Become the FDA and prevent contaminated food goods from entering the USA. Free online flash game about the import security of food goods.

Pipe Dreams - Pipe Dreams is an economic prosperity vs. environmental protection game that focuses on land use in agriculture. BBC Climate Change - BBC Climate Challenge is an online environmental game that focuses on policy and sustainable development over a 110 year period. CEO2 - Make successful decisions as the CEO of chemical, solar, insurance and automotive companies while reducing CO2 emissions. Clim’Way - Climate change and green environmental game with highly detailed energy categories. ARIS - Mobile Learning Experiences - Creating educational games on the iPhone. Treasure Hunt.pdf. Proof It! - A Fun Proofreading Game at Portland Proof.

Begin Game! Proof-it The speaker called out, "/Ladys/Ladies/, choose your partner for the next dance! "! Which Word Game - Pick the right word to fit the context. I * to go to a private school, but I don't any more.! @#$@! "Used to" is the correct phrase. English Wizz - LingualNet. Activate Games for Learning English - Guess What? Word Invasion. Esl games. GAMES, GAMEBOARDS and MORE. Language Learning Games. Skillswise - English Games.