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Parable

Subject: Storytelling

 

Skills: Writing, Speaking, Listening.

Level: B2

Recommended Age: 16+

Number of Participants: 4-12 players.

Time: 20-25 minutes.

Place: Classroom.

Equipment: Board.

Materials: A piece of chalk / a marker.

Preliminary Preparation (7-10 minutes). First choose a short parable, according to the level of the players. Next highlight one key word in each sentence.

Immediate Preparation (5-10 minutes). First write the key words on the board in chronological order. Next ask each player to restore the parable in their notebook, respecting the chronology and using one given word in each sentence.

How to Play. When everyone is ready, the players take it in turns to read out their essays. After that, you read out the original. The winner is the player, whose parable is the closest to the original.