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Christmas Time

Subject: Complex sentences


This game is specially designed for the last lesson before Christmas.

Skills: Speaking, Listening.

Level: A2

Recommended Age: 16+

Number of Participants: 4-12 players.

Time: 10-15 minutes.

Place: Classroom.

Equipment: Board.

Materials: A piece of chalk / a marker.

Preliminary Preparation:  Not required.

Immediate Preparation (3-5 minutes). First write on the board:

Christmas is a time, when ...

Next you say, e.g.:'Christmas is a time, when I get in touch with all my friends!'. Then ask the players to take it in turns saying similar phrases.

How to Play. The game may start like this:

Player А: Christmas is a time, when there are a lot of decorations everywhere!

Player В: Christmas is a time, when I usually visit my relatives!

and so on.

A player, who can not say an appropriate sentence, leaves the game, which lasts as long only the winner remains.