Have You Ever Game Board
Students use the prompts on the game board to talk about their past experiences. A speaking activity using the present perfect.
Grammar: Present perfect
Time: 30 minutes
- Make one copy of the Game Board for each group.
Ask the students to get into groups of 4 or 5 people.
Give one game board to each group.
Ask students to get two coins for the group, and a space marker for each person.
How to use the coins:
Heads + Heads = Move 1
Tails + Tails = Move 2
Heads + Tails = Move 3
Students put their space markers on Start. The first student flips the coins, moves the corresponding number of spaces on the game board, and follows the instructions.
- Prompt = student on left uses the prompt to ask a question to the student who landed on the space. The student answers the question using a past tense verb or the present perfect.
For example: Met a famous person
Student on left = Have you ever met a famous person?
Student: No, I've never met a famous person.
-OR- I met Angelina Jolie last year.
- Arrow = answer the question, then follow the arrow to jump ahead on the game board.
- Trade places = trade places (space markers) with another person on the game board.
- Go ahead = move the designated number of spaces forward on the game board.
- Go back = move the designated number of spaces backward on the game board.
Students continue taking turns. The first student to reach Finish is the winner.
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