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Lonely Student

Lonely Student

Students review vocabulary by describing a word without using the word itself. The lonely student must guess the word.

Level:  Elementary

Topic:  Warmer

Time:  20 minutes

Preparation

  • Prepare a list of vocabulary words to review, or make one copy of the Conversation Cards for the teacher.

Procedure

1

Divide the class into two teams.

2

Ask students to number each person in the team.

3

Ask student #1 from each team to sit in a chair with his or her back to the board. 

4

Write the first vocabulary word from the Conversation Cards on the board. All of the students can see the word except for student #1 sitting in the chair - the lonely student.

5

The other students in the team describe the word to the lonely student.

6

The first lonely student to guess the word on the board gets a point for his or her team.

7

Continue with student #2, and so on, until each student has had a chance to be the lonely student.

8

The team with the most points is the winner.

Printable Worksheets

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