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Ideas for English Lessons



Subject: Gerund


This is an adopted version of the popular Heads & Tails game.

Skills: Speaking, Listening.

Level: A2

Recommended Age: 16+

Number of Participants: 2-10 players.

Time: 10-15 minutes.

Place: Classroom.

Equipment: A large coin; For a class of many students, a game table, which can be replaced with 2 desks, put together.

Materials: Not required.

Preliminary Preparation: Not required.

Immediate Preparation: (1-2 minutes). Make sure that the players are familiar with the Heads & Tails game.

How to Play. The players take it in turns tossing the coin. If it lands up heads, the player should say a habit, typical for healthy lifestyle, e.g.: 'Going to bed early!'. If it lands up tails, the player should say a habit, typical for unhealthy lifestyle, e.g.:'Drinking a lot of coffee!'. A player, who can not say an appropriate sentence in his/her turn, leaves the game, which lasts as long as only the winner remains.