Where are my Glasses?
|junior high school second year to Adult||To practice prepositions of place: under/on/next to/opposite etc.||place prepositions||30 mins||Work sheets|
Divide the class into groups of four (or three, but not five or six). For a group of three leave out Jenny's sheet. Give each group one set of sheets. Tell the students, or have the JTE tell them, that they belong to a very untidy family, and are always losing things. The large picture on their card shows their family living room. The small pictures underneath show the things they have lost. The object of this activity is for each player to find out from the others where their missing items are, and to draw them in that place on their main picture.
After deciding who starts (Jan-ken), the first player asks "Where is/are my _____?". The response, "Your _____ is/are next to/on/in/behind/in front of (etc.) the _____" is given. At the end of the game everyone can compare their artwork.
Students will need to know the following words: radio, pipe, glasses, cushion, newspaper, umbrella, record, book, glass, socks, football, comb, handbag, bag, pen, cigarettes, gloves, brush, hat, teapot, knitting, cup, basket, slippers, purse; TV, carpet, fireplace, mantelpiece, sofa, armchair, table, chair, rubbish bin, wall, bookcase, lamp; in, on, under, on top of, near, next to, in front of, behind, to the right/left of.
The activity and worksheets come from Jill Hadfield's excellent book, Elementary Communication Games by Nelson Press.
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