Skills: Reading, Speaking, Writing.
Recommended Age: 10+
Participants Number: 6-12 players.
Time: 20-25 minutes.
Materials: A piece of chalk / A marker.
Preliminary Preparation (5-7 minutes): Pick a long word, e.g.'grandmother'. Next compile 3 new words from it, e.g. 'orange', 'heart' and 'garden'.
Immediate Preparation (3-5 minutes): Write 'three keys' on the board and ask the players to guess the original word. The player, who guessed the word, gets 1 point. Then you ask each player to think of a long word and complile 'three keys' from it.
How to Play. When everyone is ready, Player А comes to the board and writes his/her words and so on. The game lasts as long as all the original words are revealed. The winner is the player to get the most points.