Can be applied to many grammar points

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Description: The activity can be adapted to a wide variety of grammar points.

Top 5 activities
  • Super Mario Christmas Blast A fun Christmas Mario-themed quiz game, where teams battle each other in a test of knowledge! Built off the original Super Mario Typhoon by Alexander Grant. 8
  • Magic Quiz A family feud style quiz game 6
  • Uno Like Card Games A speaking activity based on the Uno Card Game. The same deck can also be used to play Go Fish 5
  • Battle for Japan A write and race game based on the Senkoku Jidai quiz game found on the Englipedia site. 5
  • Almost Pokemon Battle Game This is a write and race activity the students play in groups. 5
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English Communication for Games

A handout to help prevent students from speaking Japanese while playing games in class.

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DORAEMON FEUD GAME

This is another version of the 'Magic Quiz' Game using Doraemon characters.

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BUSINESS WAR

A battle for Japan Styled Writing Game. I've included a version for 'How many times you have played?'

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Dictation Race

Students race to dictate a passage to their partners.

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TOOTH WARS

A powerpoint game that can be used to practice many points. I'm using it for New Crown 2 Lets Talk 7

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DRAGON WARS

A group battle game similiar to Gang War, Robots invade the world and so forth. Good for review.

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Magic Quiz

A family feud style quiz game

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Typhoon

Students answer various English questions in hopes to choose a square from a grid and receive points while trying to avoid the evil typhoon squares.

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Sentaku Poetry

This lesson teaches the students the basics of how to write two types of poetry—acrostic and persona.

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Sengoku Jidai PPT

A version of Sengoku Jidai made in Powerpoint. Instead of answers starting with the same letter as the prefecture, it has questions relating to the prefecture itself.

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Secret Sentence

Students must use their powers of deduction to guess the hidden sentence on the board.

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Zapper Zoo

A write and race powerpoint game. Useful for review.

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Janken, Change, Retire

Students work in pairs to answer two questions in order for their pair to retire from the game.

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Imperative Blindfold Drawing

Shout out the imperative your blindfolded teammate is trying to draw before anyone else to gain a point for your team.

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Best Sentence

A judge will decide after hearing each slip of concluding sentences which one is the funniest or most interesting.

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Oh No! Bingo

A tactical bingo game where bingo is bad. Students practice speaking as well as listening.

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You Decide T/F

The ALT reads 4 sentences and the students have to decide which sentence is false. In groups, students write their own sentences and the other students have to find the liar.

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Pencils and Bombs Review Quiz and Profile Game

A quiz review game and then a writing activity.

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Past Tense Points

Students get into groups and try to come up with past tense sentences that will give them the most points.

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Uso Baseball

The students play a baseball-themed game where they describe themselves.

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Eraser Get

This is a quick and easy vocab review 'game' for 1st grade past tense verbs. Ideal for a quick review before doing a writing exercise.

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Famous People Introductions

A shiritori type game where students race to write sentences about famous people.

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Broom Ball

Students play imaginary baseball in the classroom without using bats, balls, or bases.

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Answer Me Bingo

This is a group Jeopardy game mixed with a flavor of Bingo.

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Rockets

Students race to rebuild their rockets by correctly answering the AET's questions.

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Translation Relay

Students compete in small groups to translate Japanese sentences into English, relay style.

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Puzzle Scramble

This is a very flexible template for you to make sentence scramble lessons with puzzles. Students solve a puzzle and flip over the pieces to find a sentence.

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Mario Board Game 2.0

Students write their opinions about certain topics and ask their friends their opinions while playing a fun Mario board game. Adaptable to different grammar points.

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Hot Seat

A student sits at the front of the classroom and answers questions. Other students try to guess their answers.

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Sengoku

Students use the names of Japanese prefectures to work on their spelling and vocabulary.

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Super Mario EIGO

An updated version of Super Mario Typhoon by Alexander Grant. This version is a review of prepositions, comparatives, verb tenses, articles, and pronunciation. You can edit to add your own material.

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Christmas Dash

A Christmas Themed Race activity useful for reviewing various lessons

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Christmas Quiz and Krampus Attacks

Three activities rolled up together.

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Snakes and Ladders NEW CROWN 1 Review

This is a review game for lesson 5 New Crown 1

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Save the Ducks and Survivor Game

For practicing 'I know him' and 'I don't know them'

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Birthday Present Memory Game

"What do you want for your birthday?" Memory Game

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Gang War Battle Game

A powerpoint game useful for review.

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Discovery Chance

Students (in 2-person teams) take their chances to discover their opponents’ hidden spots while they’re using the appropriate target language of the day.

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Space Invaders Feud

A group quiz game based on the American Family Feud

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Kakokei Karuta

"Kakokei" is Japanese for past tense. Students listen to the teacher read a sentence and slap the correct 'verb card'.


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