The Translation Game flies in the face of the idea that we only use English in the classroom but the students LERV IT.
Similar rules as 'Back to the Board' - Suits two teams of 4 - 6.
One member of each team ('The Translator') sits with their back to the whiteboard. Team members, all facing the board, close in around their Translator. The teacher writes a sentence in English on the whiteboard. Teams translate from English to L1, usually via screaming at the top of their voices - no English permitted!
Translator translates back into English, with considerable prompting from team members - translation must be perfect. This game promotes heaps of hilarity and competitiveness.
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