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Ideas for English Lessons

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First Letter

Subject: Verb to be


This game is designed to help new classmates to get to know each other's names, while playing, in the first lessons.

Skills: Speaking, Listening.

Level: A1

Recommended Age: 7-9 y.o.

Number of Participants: 4-12 players.

Time: 15-20 minutes.

Place: Any.

Equipment: Not required.

Materials: Not required.

Preliminary Preparation: Not required.

Immediate Preparation: Not required.  

How to Play. First Player A comes to the front of the class and the game may start like this:
Player A: My name begins with the letter L.
Player B: Are you Liza?
Player A: No, I'm not.
Player C: Are you Lera?
Player A: No, I'm not. 
Player D: Are you Lada?
Player A: Yes, I am.
As a result, Player D gets 1 point. Now it is Player B’s turn to come to the front of the class and Player C's right to ask the first question and so on. The game lasts as long as all the names have been revealed. At the end, the gained points are counted up. The winner is the player to get the most points in total.