Skills: Writing, Speaking, Listening.
Recommended Age: 16+
Participants Number: 4-12 players.
Time: 20-25 minutes.
Equipment: Any English dictionary; Board.
Materials: A piece of chalk / A marker.
Preliminary Preparation: Not required.
Immediate Preparation (5-10 minutes). The players take turns to say a number, and you open the corresponding page of the dictionary. Next you write down on the board the first word on this page, known to the players. When there are 10-15 words on the board, ask each player to make up a short story, using all of them.
How to Play. When everybody is ready, the players take turns to read out their essays. The winner is the player, whose composition is considered to be the best. If necessary, you can vote.