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Bang Bang - A Vocabulary Game


Bang Bang - A Vocabulary Game

Level: Easy

Divide the group into two teams. Explain that they are cowboys and they are involved in a duel. One student from each team comes to the front. Get them to pretend to draw their pistols. Say "how do you say..." and a word in their mother tongue. The first child to give the answer and then "bang bang", pretending to shoot his opponent is the winner. He remains standing and the other one sits down. I give 1 point for the right answer and 5 extra points if they manage to "kill" 4 opponents in a row

 Note: Instead of saying the word in the students � mother tongue, it would be possible to use a picture or to say a definition ("What do you call the large gray animal with a long nose?")

6 Nov 2009      


Hi badorah!
Thanks a lot for sharing these nice activities! Smile

6 Nov 2009     


you are welcome.   thanksEmbarrassed

6 Nov 2009     


I like this idea and I think my Ss will have fun doing it!
Will use it in class on Monday for our dictation!!
Thanx for sharing your ideas with us Smile

6 Nov 2009     

Olindalima ( F )

Pretty funny, thanks 4 sharing, I �ll try it.

6 Nov 2009     


Hello Badorah!!!
That �s an excellent idea!!!Clap Thanks for sharing !!!
Have a nice day!!! Hug

6 Nov 2009     


Great idea Thumbs Up ... thanks for sharing Star

6 Nov 2009     


I �m afraid as a pacifistic person I find the idea of students pretending to shoot each other unacceptable.
If I played this in class I would have my students � parents at my throad within two days.

6 Nov 2009