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Ideas for English Lessons

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Parable

Subject: Writing

 

Skills: Writing, Speaking, Listening.

Level: B2

Recommended Age: 16+

Participants Number: 4-12 players.

Time: 20-25 minutes.

Place: Classroom.

Equipment: Board.

Materials: A piece of chalk / A marker.

Preliminary Preparation. Select a short parable, according to the level of the players. Highlight one key word in each sentence.

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

How to Play. When everybody is ready, the players take 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.