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The Bonzurgle Heist
Past Simple and Past Continuous Speaking Game

Past simple and past continuous speaking games at their best. This time, let your students do all the work. ESL Alibi Interrogation Speaking Game: The Bonzurgle Heist. LEVEL: A1-A2 AGE: Adults/Teenagers SYNOPSIS: Students create an alibi to escape justice from ace detectives looking for differences in suspect alibis. LANGUAGE FOCUS: Past simple, past continuous. EXAM […]

Murder on the Orange Express
ESL Narrative Tenses Murder Mystery Game

Murder on the Orange Express. It’s Agatha Christy, Clue and Colombo all for Your Students ESL Murder Mystery Speaking Game: Murder on the Orange Express. LEVEL: B1-C1 AGE: Adults/Teenagers SYNOPSIS: Students try to reconstruct the murder on an almost world-famous train by analyzing suspects and utilizing clues in their ultimate search for whodunnit. LANGUAGE FOCUS: […]

Power Plays
ESL Advanced Crime Role Play

Crime and Punishment. This isn’t Dostoevsky’s class – it’s yours. ESL Crime and Punishment Speaking Game: Power Plays. LEVEL: C1-C2 AGE: Adults/Teenagers SYNOPSIS: Role play where students use their persuasion skills to get what they want from the opposing party. LANGUAGE FOCUS: Persuasion, negotiating, making compromises and fluency. EXAM FOCUS: CAE/CPE Speaking Exam Part 3 […]