An activity designed to help students recognize language categories.
Many teenagers like to be logical and organize language and notice patterns.
Collect a selection of words that students have learnt over the last few months, jumble them up and ask them to put them into groups like the example below:
Put each word into the group. Look at the examples:
England book hamburger football bowling
August dictionary crisps June glue Argentina China
boxing rubber March apples swimming cake pencil
November surfing Tunisia December chocolate Germany
|e.g. England||e.g. August||e.g. hamburger||e.g. football||e.g. book|
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