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Ideas for English Lessons



Subject: Storytelling


Skills: Writing, Speaking, Listening.

Level: B2

Recommended Age: 18+

Number of Participants: 4-12 players.

Time: 30-40 minutes.

Place: Classroom.

Equipment: Board.

Materials: A piece of chalk / a marker.

Preliminary Preparation. Write out the first sentence from one article and the last one from another.

Immediate Preparation (3-5 minutes). First write the chosen sentences on the board like this:

Today advertising persuades people of different nationalities to use the same products.


However, many people, getting older, prefer peace and fresh air of countryside.


Next ask each player to write in their notebook a short report, beginning and ending with the given sentences.

How to Play. When everyone is ready, the players take it in turns to come to the front of the class and read out their essays. The winner is the player, whose report is considered to be the best. If necessary, you can invite the players to vote.

Advice. Since the task takes a long time to complete, it is more rational to set it for homework. In this case, the game itself is held in the next lesson.