vocabulary is a complex construction of mind webs where vocabulary is stored.
These mind webs, paradigamatic fields, need to be constructed by using several
different strategies. Although lists of vocabulary are very useful (see Nation,
Paul) there are also fun games like bingos, board games, realia, and more. On
this page you will find: Teaching english vocabulary.
- Choose two or three volunteers.
- Ask them to leave the
classroom. They will be called to enter in turns.
- The first student enters.
- At this, tell him/her
that he/she has 30 seconds to say words, phrases, sentences, etc, that he/she
learned in that class, as many as he/she can say. You have to tick for every
item said by the student.
- When all volunteers have
participated, count and decide which student has said or recalled more utterances.
Reward the winners.
- Write four to five words
seen in class.
- Dictate the words at
the beginning of the next class.
- Bingo game.
- Provide each student
with playing card.
- Shuffle cards and mention
the phrases and/or questions.
- The student who first
completes and shouts "Bingo" wins.
- Draw two interlaced circles.
- Write, above the left
circle, "men's clothes". Above the right one"women's
clothes". Write "both" above the interlaced space.
- Students have to write
garments which men wear in the first space and garments which women wear in
the corresponding space. Garments that both wear in the interlaced space.
- This format is ideal
- It is a chart divided
in three columns.
- In the space"Español",
Students write in that language the name of the garment. In the space "English",
The english word.
- In the space "Picture",
students have to draw the garment or stick a cutout.
- Put four
cardboards on the wall. Each one on each corner of the classroom.
a title on each one.
the group into four teams
have to write words related to the title.
a certain amount of time for each team to write in each cardboard.
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