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Alphabet Word Game

30 minutes Groups of 2-4 Practice vocabulary through themes Change around the categories based on level of students Divide class into groups of 2-4 students Each group assigns a writer The writer makes a chart with headings such as ‘Boy’s…

Alphabet Card Spelling Game

10-15 Minutes Groups of 2-3 Practice spelling and review/preview vocabulary Use lower case cards Use upper case cards Include punctuation marks and have more advanced students make sentences Prepare sets of alphabet cards with one letter on each card Prepare…

Alphabet Card Game

5-15 Minutes Groups of 2-3 Learn the alphabet by arranging alphabet cards in order Use lower case and upper case card sets Give each team a stop watch to time themselves Instead of playing against other teams they can try…

ESL Games: Secret Word

Instructions Student A leaves the room. The other students choose a secret word Then student A returns and has to ask questions to elicit the secret word Example questions include: Is it a character/object, Where does it live, What tasks…