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Ideas for English Lessons


Time Capsule

Subject: There is + Vocabulary


Skills: Writing, Speaking, Listening.

Level: A2

Recommended Age: 16+

Number of Participants: 4-12 players.

Time: 20-30 minutes.

Place: Classroom.

Equipment: Not required.

Materials: Not required.

Preliminary Preparation: Not required.

Immediate Preparation (10-15 minutes). Ask each player to make a list of 10 objects, which them would put in a time capsule to give descendants an idea about life in the 2010s.

How to Play. When everyone is ready, the game may start like this:

Player А: Is there a smartphone in your lists?

Players С, D, F, G: Yes, there is.

Player A gets 5 points by the number of participants, who have included this item on their lists. Besides, all of them cross out this word from their lists.

Player В: Is there a mat for yoga in your lists?

If nobody answers, Player В gets 1 point.

and so on.

The game lasts as long as all the lists have been read out. At the end, the gained points are counted up. The winner is the player to get the most points in total.