Modern Foreign Languages - In the spotlight

25th November 2011 at 00:00

Games get groups going

Primary games for team work

Group learning can be fun, engaging and if it goes well it might not even feel like work at all. That's why games and exercises for groups or teams can have a positive effect on learning, and the same logic applies to language classes.

There are lots of activities for group work and team games on TES Resources and we've chosen some of the most popular ones to help you get started.

For French, try hartepoolemonkey's "Fly me to the moon", an interactive game for teams to build a rocket. Grey-gill says: "This is a fab format for a simple quiz in French. Will definitely use this in class very soon." GavinHillage has shared a fun penalty shoot-out game that can be used with pupils of all ages, while runaway has shared a multi-purpose, multi-lingual, adaptable game based on noughts and crosses. It's getting rave reviews. TES adviser Sara Carroll says: "Absolutely brilliant! Loads of topics covered in a game to engage the whole class for multiple lessons."

Try some team games out in your language lessons and let us know how you get on.

Find all games and links at www.tes.co.ukresources011.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number

Comments

The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now