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Ideas for English Lessons


Johnny Is Going To Work

Subject: Can + Transport


Skills: Speaking, Listening.

Level: A2

Recommended Age: 16+

Participants Number: 4-12 players.

Time: 10-15 minutes.

Place: Any.

Equipment: Not required.

Materials: Not required.

Preliminary Preparation: Not required.

Immediate Preparation (2-3 minutes). Ask each player to object to the previous speaker, giving a reason why the hero of the game can not go to work by the said kind of transport.

How to Play. The game may start like this:

You: Johnny's going to work by car!

Player А: No, he can't go by car, because his car is broken. Johnny's going to work by bus!

Player B: No, he can't go by bus, because he's missed one. Johnny's going to work by tram!

Player C: No, he can't go by tram, because electricity is out. Johnny's going to work by plane!

and so on.

A player, who can not give an appropriate argument or name a new kind of transport, leaves the game, which lasts as long as only the winner remains.