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The Game Gal - Giving you lists of awesome, fun family games!

The Game Gal - Giving you lists of awesome, fun family games!

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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. 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!

10 Board Games for EFL Teachers - Teach English Spain How often do you play board games with your English learners? With a little bit of imagination, you can use your board to practise grammar, lexis and pronunciation in lots of fun and engaging ways that will make your learners love your classes. If you’re lucky, the board may be a new-fangled, hi-tech snazzy interactive smartboard. If you have never used one of these, they are basically like a giant tablet. You can do anything with them, but they do have a habit of breaking down when you’re in the middle of an activity. words used to describe clothes A-line adjective an A-line skirt fits closely around the waist and is slightly wider at the bottom baggy

Spell It Login or Register Hello, SAVED WORDS view recents Spell It 10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd. ESL Games and Game Board The ESL game boards found on this page are in the form of Microsoft Word documents. It may take a few second to open. Just click, print, and photocopy. A great motivating TEFL activity. Word Skills: Review synonyms, antonyms, beginning sounds, ending sounds, middle sounds, and rhymes. Giving Students a Well-Deserved Break- 13 Addictive Word Games Ever thought learning vocabulary or grammar was dull? I’m pretty sure this thought never ever crossed your mind, but just in case you know someone who might need a break from the traditional grammar and vocabulary exercises, let me share with you a nice alternative. Whether you have two minutes or two hours, spend your break testing your knowledge with these amazing vocabulary and grammar games, some of them from well-known dictionaries. Have fun and learn some new words along the way. You don’t have to register for any of them, although some of these sites offer this possibility for those students who want to track their progress. My favourite?

Name That Thing Login or Register Hello, SAVED WORDS view recents Name That Thing Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge! An arrow points to the specific thing to be named. World Building and Infodumps Recently I was contacted by Jon Schafer* with a writing question. I see on the interwebs that you’re now entrenching yourself into an original fantasy work for the next few weeks. Exciting times for sure. But it does make it sort of an opportune time to pick your brains writerly wise. How do you balance world building, info dumping and pacing? Obviously you’ve come up with all sorts of details for all sorts of reasons but letting the reader know all of that detail will detract from the flow of the narrative.

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. 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.

Jeopardy Style Review Game Creator The Instant Jeopardy Review Game has been designed and dramatically improved to make it the perfect review game for a wide variety of classroom uses. This tool is a fun and interactive way to review content in your classroom, meeting, conference, or other group setting. The new and improved version of the Jeopardy Review Game includes the following features: Simple insertion of pictures on Question and/or Answer slides Full support for symbols, such as exponents and wingdings style fonts Better support for foreign language Question and/or Answer slides Simpler visual editing process Embed anything in your question slides, even Youtube videos, flash objects, etc. Simple scorekeeping system Works on portable devices such as smartphones, iPad, and iPod Touch!

Christmas Party Games - Collected We hosted our first Christmas party this year and it was so much fun! We have a group of work friends that get together for Christmas, Halloween and Valentine's Day. It's such a fun group and we always play the best games. We normally play a few minute-to-win-it games, some men vs. women games (or team games), and couple games (ending with a version of the Newlywed Game ).

True Or False Login or Register Hello, SAVED WORDS view recents True Or False Take our 10-question quiz, produced with our friends at Encyclopædia Britannica. Test your knowledge – and learn some interesting things along the way. Falling Clouds Falling Clouds In this game you have to move words around to make a sentence. You can practice English grammar by rearranging words to make a complete sentence. The sentences get more complicated as you progess.