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Global Shopping

Subject: Countries + Food + Spelling


This is an original version of the popular Word Chain game.

Skills: Speaking, Listening.

Level: A2

Recommended Age: 12+

Participants Number: 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). Write on the board, e.g.:

I'm going to India to buy some fish.

I'm going to Finland to buy some milk.

Ask the players to continues this chain orally, every time naming a contry, beginning with the same letter as the food in the previous sentence.

How to Play. The game may start like this:
Player A: I'm going to Mexico to buy some chocolate.

Player B: I'm going to Canada to buy some some rice.

and so on.

A player, who can not name a new country or food, leaves the game, which lasts as long as only the winner remains.