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THE ALPHABET GAME

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How to play

The teacher chooses a letter. The students then complete the first column of the table with words which begin with that letter.

Students work individually or in groups (better in small groups).

E.g. If the letter chosen is B, they must write an adjective beginning with A, an animal beginning with B, etc.

TIME LIMIT:

Either set a time limit (e.g. 5 minutes) or as soon as the first people finish

 SCORING:

Each student/group gets one point for each different/unique answer.

They get two points if they think of a famous person whose name and surname begin with the letter chosen they get two points or if the word is made up of two words beginning with that letter (e.g. Broad Beans)

VARIATIONS:

  1. Students have to think of words of one syllable, two syllables, or three syllables.
  2. Students have to think of words of two syllables (stress on first syllable), two syllables (stress on second syllable), etc.
  3. Students have to think of words beginning with vowels, consonants, etc.

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