A selection of pre-intermediate-level games and activities to practise various grammar points, including the use of ’need’ in affirmatives, negatives and questions, adverbs and ’should’ + infinitive.
Pre-intermediate lesson plans
A small-group ask-and-answer activity to practise constructions.
An accuracy-based board game activity in which students perform actions in the manner of various adverbs.
A small-group board game to practise comparatives.
An activity where students complete sentence stems to practise personal pronouns, play a guessing game in pairs and share information in groups.
A small-group card guessing game to practise must, mustn’t, needn’t and don’t have to.
A guessing activity at pre-intermediate level to practise the use of need, needn’t and Do you need …?
Students take part in a whole-class role-play to practise using the present perfect, then switching to the past simple.
A pairwork activity at pre-intermediate level to practise the use of should + infinitive.
A pairwork game to practise the first conditional.
A photo card guessing game, using forms of could.
Students take part in a pairwork and mingling travel game to practise using going to.