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Manchester

Subject: Spelling + Vocabulary

 

Skills: Speaking, Listening, Reading.

Level: A1

Recommended Age: 10+

Number of Participants: 2-12 players.

Time: 10-15 minutes.

Place: Classroom.

Equipment: Board.

Materials: A piece of chalk / a marker.

Preliminary Preparation: Not required.

Immediate Preparation (2-3 minutes). Write on the board:

M A N C H E S T E R

How to Play. The game may start like this:

You: I'm going to Manchester to buy a magazine.

Player А: I'm going to Manchester to buy an armchair.

Player В: I'm going to Manchester to buy a necklace.

and so on, each time naming an object, beginning with the next letter of the key word. A player, who can not find an appropriate item, leaves the game. When the key word ends, you write on the board: 'BIRMINGHAM' and the game goes on. In the third round you write the word'PORTSMOUTH', in the forth one 'CANTERBURY' and in the fifth 'NOTTINGHAM'. During all the game nouns should not be repeated! The game lasts as long as only the winner remains.