TV SHOW – YES/NO GAME
Language focus: Asking and answering present tense questions
Skills focus: Speaking
Time: 30 mins
- Ask students to brainstorm as many types of programmes as they can in groups and get them to come to the whiteboard to write them down.
- Choose one student in the class. Tell them to think of their favourite TV programme, but not to tell you what it is.
- Ask Ss yes/noquestions to guess what is the programme. For example: Is it a music TV show?. Encourage students to give you a hand and ask students too.
- Tell students that they are going to play a guessing game about TV programmes.
- Hand out the activity sheet and explain the activity. Explain that these are the questions they are going to use to play the YES/NO game but first they must unjumble them. Unjumble the first question together and give them time to do the rest individually
- Get students to compare their answers together and make any chances. Check answers together and explain how to form questions in present, and present simple.
- Ask student to continue working in pairs and write down more questions. Check questions together before playing.
- Divide students in groups and explain the rules. Remind students that can only answer yes, no or sometimes.
1. Players take turns to think of a programme.
2. Other players ask questions and try to guess.
3. When one player thinks they know the answer, they can say what they think the programme when the questions finished.
4. If they are correctm they get a point. If they are wrong, they lose a point.
5. The winner is the player with the most points at the end of the game.