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Who’s Speaking? Guess the Accent.

This game, Guess Who’s Speaking, I designed using the Speech Archives and stock photos. It could be a good listening activity for students (it provides repetition) and also a way to discuss stereotypes. Basically, you first guess who might be speaking (these aren’t the real...

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Name 3 Game

I enjoy creating games that make life easier for teachers to teach English and which students enjoy playing and learning.  I’ve created some nice ones over the years – BAAM! / Top 5 / Transl8it to name just a few of these.  All available for...

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EFL 2.0 gems: What The Wordle

What the Wordle is a series of games for improving vocabulary that I made. They are very creative and meant to foster thinking skills of students as well as build vocabulary. You can get the PPT versions for most too! Edit and make your own...

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EFL 2.0 gems: Name The Language

This “game” is based upon my first successful game “Who Is Speaking” which used the speech accent archive. In it, you listen to the 1st Article of the Universal Declaration of the Rights of Man spoken in a foreign language. Then you guess and see...

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Text Messaging Game (Big Screen)

I’m really proud of some of the creative games I’ve made. One that I really think is stellar is “Transl8it”. I’ve recently updated it and get it through a now available “Big Screen” version. It is simple as pie to play and students love it....

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Top 5 Games for Social and Global Issues

The “Top” games series continues! Today, in celebration of the forthcoming Earth Day, the top 5 games that focus on global/world issues. Global Issues are something that students really get interested in. Very motivating for language learning and it brings the learning focus into the...

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Top 5 Game/quiz generators

The “Top” games series continues! It seems the categories are limitless….. Today, I’d like to tackle “Game generators”. A game generator is a site or program that makes it easy for a teacher or student to make a game. (and I mention student because the...

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The Top 5 games I’ve made

Continuing on with the series of Top 5 games posts – today, I’m offering up the top games I’ve created. Games not based on any other concept but what I’ve thought up. I got into making my own games simply because I saw so much...

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My Top 5 power point games

Still enjoying the series on games!   Power point games are something I REALLY know a thing or two about. I have made hundreds and also designed dozens of my own games from scratch. They are great because a teacher can take any game, edit...

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The #1 …. ( review game)

** Not your ordinary, endless list – just what’s number 1. BAAM I created this power point game a few years ago and since then, it has become a classic. Most visited resource on EFL Classroom 2.0 with combined downloads of 30,000! That’s a lot...

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Only Connect – fostering thinking skills

Larry Ferlazzo tweeted about a new BBC game called ONLY CONNECT. I tried it and found it terribly difficult! Too difficult for EFL students. However, it reminded me of my “One of these things is not like the other” game. and got me thinking that...

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The #1 …. (conversation game)

** Not your ordinary, endless list – just what’s number 1. Pass the Paper There are many conversational games but I have found none so popular and powerful as “Pass the Paper”. We have many pre made Pass the Paper games on EFL Classroom 2.0...

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The #1 …. (ppt vocabulary game)

** Not your ordinary, endless list – just what’s number 1. TOP 5 TOP 5 is a power point game I made years ago and which I’ve received countless letters/emails in thanks. Really glad I made it and it is super engaging for students in...

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What the Wordle Part 2 – using Picasa!

I tried to do something different with this presentation of wordles. Simply GO HERE and see them. Play What the Wordle. It is in my Picasa web album – something teachers might use! You can get a lot more Wordle games on EFL Classroom’s wordle...