ACTIVITIES IN PDF FORM
odd one out
A pair work or small group activity in which the learners
have to guess which one of the letters is the odd one out
and why. It may be because of the difference in sound, or
for another reason. The answers are 1) D- all the others
are vowels; 2) G- the others have same vowel sound; 3) C-
the only one not in alphabetical order; 4) I- the others
have the same vowel sound; 5) F- the others have the same
pronunciation as words e.g. y=why, u=you etc.;6) O- the
others are consonants; 7)W- vowel sound; 8) A- vowel
sound. It may be possible that learners find other
justifiable answers. You'll have to check for yourself if
it's valid or not.
30 bingo cards with letters of the alphabet.
A pair work or small group activity. By estimating the
sales figures for the other months, the learners will
practise speaking numbers. The results, in chronological
order, are; 10m, 8m, 14m, 22m, 7m, 19m, 16m, 13m, 9m,
11m, 18m, 5m and 25m.
work or small group guessing game activity. On each card
is mentioned a famous event in history and the year when
it happened. One student takes a card and tells the event
to the others e.g. 'the assassination of John Kennedy'.
The others have to guess the year.
A pair work or small group puzzle activity to practise
letters and numbers. The learners work together to
decipher the code in order to find the objects. All the
objects are things that can usually be found in an
office. The coded words are; 1) calendar; 2) diary; 3)
file; 4) chair; 5) desk; 6) plant; 7) calculator; 8)
computer; 9) telephone.
A pair work activity to practise letters and numbers.
Learners work together to find the answers.
A pair work or small group activity to practise numbers
and decimal numbers. A calculator is needed to play this
game. See the instructions on the game sheet for details.
the price game.
A pair work, small group or whole class guessing game
activity to practise talking about numbers. This activity
is similar to the well-known TV show that most learners
know. It is important, however, for the teacher to tell
the students in which shop and when he or she looked for
the prices of the different products as the price can
change from shop to shop.