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Word Game - Vocab Snake

by Lynne Hand

Instructions to the English teacher

This is great for revising previously taught vocabulary. It's best to prepare it using a word processor and print it out on an OHP sheet.

  1. First write out a list of words:-

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  2. Then remove all spaces. This leaves you with a long string of letters:-


  3. Give the students a handout of the string of letters and ask them to find the words.

  4. For more advanced students add some extra letters to fill in the gaps:-

  5. If you're using an OHP sheet use a coloured marker to separate the words as the students call them out.
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