Use these game cards to help your students expand their vocabulary related to holidays and travel.
Students love playing games in their free time, be it video, mobile or tabletop games, but numerous studies have also shown the importance and positive impact games can have on learning. Incorporating games in your classroom can help your learners develop a positive relationship with the language and English lessons. While working with games, the teacher’s role changes from an instructor to a guide. This helps you to reduce teacher talking time and make the students the centre of the lesson.
Try this game with your students using our Game Cards
Story Telling: My last vacation
- Hand out five cards and give them a few minutes to think about their last (or their favourite) holiday.
- They should come up with a few facts about their trip, but also make up or invent others, but they must always use the cards they have.
- Students listening to the story can call out anything that sounds unusual or untrue.
- The storyteller “comes clean” and tells their classmate which parts of the story were “true”.
When working with games, let loose your creativity to build a motivating environment in your classroom. Remember that emotions are an essential part of the learning process! Enjoy this material with your class, and let us know how you liked it!
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