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Ideas for English Lessons

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Subject: Can/Could

 

Skills: Speaking, Listening.

Level: A2

Recommended Age: 18+

Number of Participants: 4-12 players.

Time: 10-15 minutes.

Place: Any.

Equipment: Not required.

Materials: Not required.

Preliminary Preparation: Not required.

Immediate Preparation (1-2 minutes). Ask the players to take it in turns saying what they could not do a decade ago, but can do now. For giving an example, you say, e.g.: 'A decade ago I could not play tennis, but I can do it now!'.

How to Play. The game may start like this:

Player A: 'A decade ago I could not drive a car, but I can do it now!'.

Player B: 'A decade ago I could not bake cakes, but I can do it now!'.

and so on.

Of course, the sentences should not be repeated! A player, who can not say an appropriate sentence, leaves the game, which lasts as long as only the winner remains.