Number one for English language teachers

Vocabulary: Memory game

Level: Pre-intermediate, Intermediate, Upper intermediate, Advanced Type: Extra

A team exercise to practise adjectives (opposites), phrasal verbs, family relations, etc. which the students have learned throughout the term.

Procedure

  1. Draw a 4x4 grid up on the board, and number the columns A, B, C, D and the rows 1, 2, 3, 4. Write one adjective from each pair in each square.

     
    A
    B
    C
    D
    1
    beautiful
    rich
    intelligent
    expensive
    2
    good
    dangerous
    interesting
    pretty
    3
    alive
    careful
    generous
    happy
    4
    young
    funny
    quiet
    healthy
  2. Divide the class in two teams, A and B. Explain they are not allowed to write anything during this game, and can only rely on their memory.
  3. Team A calls out the co-ordinates for a square (B-3 for example).
  4. Team B have to call out the opposite adjective to the one in the square.
  5. If Team B guess the opposite adjective correctly, they gain a point.If they are unsuccessful, Team A have an opportunity to guess the opposite adjective.
  6. Swap roles. Team B call out the co-ordinates and Team A guess the opposite adjective.

 

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