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Ideas for English Lessons



Subject: Writing + Listening


Skills: Writing, Listening, Speaking.

Level: B1

Recommended Age: 18+

Participants Number: 4-12 players.

Time: 20-30 minutes.

Place: Classroom.

Equipment: Not required.

Materials: Not required.

Preliminary Preparation (5-10 minutes). First think of a product, e.g. toothpaste. Next write a small advertisement for it like this:

Wake up with it! It's made of a refreshing mixture of peppermint and eucalyptus, leaving your mouth clean, fresh and ready to start the day!

Immediate Preparation (5-7 minutes). Read out your advertisement at normal speaking speed. The player to first guess the product, gets 1 point. Then ask each player to think of a product and to write a similar advertisment for it in their notebook.

How to Play. When everyone is ready, Player A comes to the front of the class to read out his/her advertisement and so on. The game lasts as long as all the products have been revelaed. At the end, the gained points are counted up. The winner is the player to get the most points in total.