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How Often Game Board

How Often Game Board

Students use prompts on a board game to practice using adverbs of frequency and time expressions about daily activities.

Level:  Elementary

Topic:  Daily activities

Grammar:  Adverbs of frequency

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 their 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


Ask the students to 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 an adverb of frequency and a time expression.  

For example: Send an email

Student on left: How often do you send an email? 

Student: usually send an email on Friday evenings.

  • Arrow = answer the question, then follow the arrow to jump ahead on the game board.
  • Trade places = trade places with another person.
  • 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.

Printable Worksheets

Game Board

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Kim said:

I love it but try to copy it in a landscape format!

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