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Ideas for English Lessons



Subject: First Conditional


Skills: Speaking, Listening.

Level: A2

Recommended Age: 16+

Number of Participants: 6-12 players.

Time: 20-25 minutes.

Place: Any.

Equipment: Not required.

Materials: Not required.

Preliminary Preparation: Not required.

Immediate Preparation: First, for giving an example, you say, e.g.:'If I come to Egypt, I'll visit the pyramids!'. Next ask the players to take it in turns saying what they will do if they come to the given country.

How to Play. The game may start like this:

Player А: If I come to Egypt, I'll go scuba diving!

Player А gets 1 point.

Player B: If I come to Egypt, I'll ride a camel!

Player B gets 2 points.

Player C: If I come to Egypt, I'll watch belly dance!

Player С gets 3 points.

Player D: If I come to Egypt, I'll buy a papyrus!

Player D gets 4 points.

Player E: If I come to Egypt, I'll eat kebab!

Player E gets 5 points.

If Player F can not find an appropriate activity, he/she says, e.g.:'If I come to Norway, I'll go fishing in fjords!' and the score starts anew. The second clause should not be repeated for different countries! The game lasts as long as ideas are out. At the end, the gained points are counted up. The winner is the player to get the most points in total.