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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 know each other's names in a playful way.

Skills: Speaking.

Level: A1

Recommended Age: 7-9 y.o.

Participants Number: 6-12 players.

Time: 15-20 minutes.

Place: Any.

Equipment: Not required.

Materials: Not required.

Preliminary Preparation: Not required.

Immediate Preparation: Not required.  

How to Play. 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 wins 3 points by the number of attempt. Then these are Player B’s turn to come to the front of the class and Player C's right to ask the first question. The game lasts as long as all the names are found out. The winner is the player to get the most points.