Online MA in TESOL!
The Whisper Game
This game is great for reviewing vocabulary. Place two sets of flashcards on the board. Draw a line on the board to seperate team A from team B. Have each team form a row, straight from the board to the back of the room. (At this point you should have two rows of students facing the board.) The teacher should move to the back of the rows and whisper 3 or 4 of the flashcards into the back two students ears,at the same time. The student at the back must whisper these cards to the student in front of him/her IN THE ORDER HE/SHE HEARD THEM. That student must whisper the flashcards to the student in front him, and so on, until the words have travelled all the way to the front of the row. The student at the front must jump out of his or her seat and grab the mentioned flashcards and stick them to the whiteboard in the order heard. After that round is over, the students at the front of the class move to the seats at the back, and everyone else slides up a seat. This game is a lot of fun, but it will make your class a little hyper!
Prepositions can be reviewed using this game too. Various preposition cards can be mixed in with the other words. The teacher can whisper a phrase such as "The cat is in the hat". The student at the front would have to form this phrase with the cat, in and hat flashcards.
In a higher level class, flashcards with words, rather than pictures can be used.
World's Best Jobs!
Dave's ESL Cafe Copyright © 2016 Dave Sperling. All Rights Reserved.