A miming game

 

Students in groups are asked to write sentences with the words given on the two lists.

The sentences – one sentence on each piece of paper – are collected into a pile.          

The game leader or teacher draws one card and shows it to one of the

students who has to mime the action on the paper to his/her own group members.

They are allowed to make three guesses. If they produce the correct sentence

they are given a point.

Students take their turns and the winner is the team with the highest score.

 

       Variations:

         Students write their own sentences and they have to mime them to the class

         one by one. The student who first says the correct sentence gets a point.

         Teams may appoint their leader who then always does the miming for the team.                         

         In this way too shy students can be excluded from the miming while they can

         still be active in the guessing.

         Teacher mimes the actions and students with the help of the handouts have to                

         make their guesses in writing.                   

         The number of adverbs on the list can be reduced to suit the level of the class.

 

 

List of activities

 

Put on a pair of jeans

Do a dance

Take off your shoes

Dig the garden

Walk on a tightrope

Drive a car

 

Drink a cup of coffee

Eat spaghetti

Lick an envelope     

Brush your teeth

Eat an apple

Blow your nose

 
                                              

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stroke a dog

Sit an exam

Have a shower

Get off a crowded bus

Wait for a phone call

Give a hug to an old classmate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

           

Mow the lawn

Hit a golf ball

Do the ironing

Sing a song

Play the piano

Make the bed

 

Comb your hair

Light a cigarette

Do the washing-up

Knock in a nail

Dial a phone number

Clean the windows

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


List of adverbs

 

well

 

gently

proudly

nervously

aggressively

badly

angrily

 

playfully

reluctantly

energetically

sadly

shyly

 

sleepily

carelessly

confidently

happily

sexily

 

tensely

cautiously

self-consciously

slowly

timidly

 

carefully

anxiously

passionately

quickly

lovingly

 

casually

arrogantly

affectionately

calmly

silently

 

violently

cheerfully

indifferently

wildly

noisily

 

frantically

furiously

suspiciously

loudly

clumsily

 

seriously

gracefully

enthusiastically

quietly

wearily

 

stylishly

accurately

desperately