Improve Your English
A vocabulary sorting game
by Lynne Hand
25 pictures of pre taught vocabulary with two or three themes. (Feel free to use the pictures in the vocabulary section of this web site.)
You can play this in teams or with individuals.
Put a load of pictures on the table.
One team/student must decide on a category. They should then put all the items in that category on one side and all those not in the category on the other side, naming the pictures as they do so.
For example:- If the category is furniture the student could say “A table is a piece of furniture.” “A car is not a piece of furniture.”
The other team/student must then guess the category, in this case, vehicles or maybe transport.
You can also play this game if you are teaching one-to-one.