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Ideas for English Lessons



Subject: Writing


Skills: Writing, Speaking, Listening.

Level: B2

Recommended Age: 18+

Participants Number: 4-12 players.

Time: 30-40 minutes.

Place: Classroom.

Equipment: Board.

Materials: A piece of chalk / A marker.

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

Immediate Preparation (3-5 minutes). Write on the board your sentences 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 a short report, beginning and ending with the given sentences.

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

Advice. Since the task takes a long time to complete, it is rational to set it as homework. In this case, the game itself is hold at the next lesson.