Synopses & Reviews
Games provide meaningful and enjoyable language practice at all levels and for all age groups. They can be used to practise any of the skills - speaking, listening, reading and writing - at any stage of the learning process, from controlled repetition through guided practice to free expression. To enable teachers to select the activities most suitable for their needs, precise information is provided, both at the beginning of each game and in the summary chart, about the language content, the skills to be practised, the level, the degree of teacher-control, and the time and materials required. Clear advice is given on preparation and classroom procedure, with many illustrations and examples. There is a comprehensive index.
Enjoyable games to practise any of the skills at any stage of the learning process.
A fully updated and revised edition of this classic book which contains enjoyable games to practise language at any stage of the learning process.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements; Preface; Introduction; 1. Language for the organisation of games; 2. Picture games; 3. Psychology games; 4. Magic tricks; 5. Caring and sharing games; 6. Card and board games; 7. Sound games; 8. Story games; 9. Word games; 10. True/false games; 11. Memory games; 12. Question and answer games; 13. Guessing and speculating games; 14. Miscellaneous games; Summary of the games (skills, level, time, etc.); Index to structures and types of communication; Alphabetical list of games.