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Ideas for English Lessons


Three Keys

Subject: Spelling


Skills: Reading, Speaking, Writing.

Level: A1

Recommended Age: 10+

Participants Number: 6-12 players.

Time: 20-25 minutes.

Place: Classroom.

Equipment: Board.

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.