The big list of classroom language for playing games

الموضوع في 'ملتقى اللغة الانجليزية' بواسطة ツأميمة الأحمديツ, بتاريخ ‏2011-05-24.

  1. ツأميمة الأحمديツ

    ツأميمة الأحمديツ عضوية تميّز عضو مميز

    معلمة لغة انجليزيه

    Useful vocabulary
    Roll a/ the dice
    Board (game)
    Winner (= First place)
    Second place (= Runner up)
    The wooden spoon (= Last place)
    (Flip/ Toss a) coin/ Heads or tails?
    Paper scissors stone/ Rock paper scissors
    (Move) clockwise/ anticlockwise (= counter clockwise)
    Bonus question
    Pass (to the next player)
    Minus one point/ Take away a point
    Clue/ Hint
    Shuffle/ Mix (up)
    Deal (out)
    (My/ Your/ His/ Her/ This team's) turn
    Add up (the points)/ The total (score)
    Round one/ The first round

    Playing board games
    Throw/ roll the dice (and move around the board)
    You need one counter each (for example, an eraser or a coin)
    Whose turn is it? / Who's next?
    Is it my turn? / Am I next?
    It's your turn. / You're next
    Place your counter on start/ the first square/ Choose a different counter each and place it on "START".
    The player with the highest number goes first
    Play rock, paper, scissors to see who goes first
    If you land on this square go back three squares/ take a card/ do the thing that is written there/ do the challenge that your partners set you
    Take it in turns to throw the dice.
    Move forward three squares.
    If you throw a 6, have another go/ throw again
    You need a board, a dice and a counter each. (Ask me nicely for those things)
    What colour counter do you want/ would you like?

    Playing card games
    Face down (on the table)/ So you can't see them
    Face up/ So that you can see them
    In a pack/ Two packs
    Spread across the table/ floor
    Deal out all the cards
    Give (three/ four/ five/ an equal number of) cards to each player (and put the rest in a pack in the middle)
    Shuffle (thoroughly)
    Take a card from the pack (when it is your turn/ if you can't go)
    The person with the most/ least cards is the winner
    Pick a card (from this pack)/ Take a card from the top of the pack
    Take five cards, but don't look at them (yet)
    You can look at the cards, but don't show your partner

    You can only have one guess
    If you guess wrongly play passes to the next team/ you lose one point
    Do you need a hint/ a clue/ more time?
    Twenty seconds to answer
    (Is that your) final answer?
    Choose one question
    You have to agree on an answer in your team/ group

    Starting and setting up games
    It's time for a game! / Let's play a game!
    Tell me/ decide on your team names/ What are your team names?/ Write your team names here/ Choose a team name from this list

    Clearing space and getting into position
    Clear your desks/ Put your books and pencils away/ Make some room on your desk
    Get into pairs/ groups (of two/ three/ four)/ Find a partner/ Find two/ three/ four partners
    This is group/ team A (and this is group/ team B)
    You (two), work together
    Make/ get into two/ three/ four groups/ teams
    (Make/ get into) a boys' team and a girls' team
    Make/ stand in a circle
    Make two lines/ Stand in two lines (from here to here/ facing the board/ between here and here)
    Turn (all the way) round (and face each other/ face the other way)
    Face this way/ Face the board/ window/ teacher/ back of the room
    Come to the front please/ Come up here

    Getting the right bits and pieces
    Take one (worksheet/ dice/ counter) and pass them back/ pass them along
    One (photocopy/ piece of paper/ counter) each
    One (dice/ playing board/ pack of cards) for each group
    Choose something that you can use as a counter (for this game, for example a coin, eraser or pen lid)
    Pass (me/ your partner/ the next person) the ball
    Ask me (nicely/ politely/ in English) for the pack of cards/ dice/ ball
    Here you are! / Here you go!
    Make sure there is/ are... in your set

    Giving instructions
    What do (you think) we do with a/ this dice/ coin/ ball/ spinner/ sticky ball/ box of Lego bricks?
    Who would like to demonstrate the game (with me)?
    Does anyone already know this game?
    Play moves clockwise/ anticlockwise (= counter clockwise)

    Instruction checking questions
    How long do you have to play the game?
    Who is the winner?
    How do you win the game?
    Can you/ Should you...?
    What are the rules?
    What is this for?
    What does this mean?
    (Are there/ Does anyone have) any (more) questions?

    Getting started
    Who'd like to start? / (Are there) any volunteers (to go first)?
    Are you ready?
    Ready, steady, go! / On your marks, get set, go! / Wait for it, wait for it, go!
    Any (more) questions about how to play? No? Okay, start/ play the game!

    Making sure the game moves along
    It's your turn/ You're next/ You're up
    Whose turn is it? / Who's next?
    Try (it) again
    Are you (100%) sure? / (Is that your) final answer?

    Finishing games
    (Go) back to your seats
    That was fun, wasn't it? / Did you have fun?
    Time's running out! / Only 10 seconds left. Ten, nine...
    Hurry up!
    Time's up/ Three, two, one, zero! / Game over! / The game is over
    (There will be) (just) one more question/ round
    How many points did you get? / Add up your scores/ Count up your points/ cards
    Stop there

    The winner
    The person who has most/ least points/ cards is the winner
    This team is the winner!
    It's a draw/ Everyone wins! / Everyone's a winner!
    .. and the prize is...
  2. ضحوي آل الحارث

    ضحوي آل الحارث تربوي مميز عضو مميز

    English Teacher
    thats active to teach by games

    thanks sis