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