Whispering Game

Objective:
The purpose of this game is to have students practicing speaking English words, phrases, or sentences in a game situation.

Rules for Playing the Game:

  1. Divide students into three equal teams. One or two remaining students can be teacher’s helpers.
  2. Each team lines up in a row.
  3. The first student in each team goes to meet with the teacher.
  4. The teacher passes a message to these three students.
  5. The messages are one to three words long.
  6. The students quickly go back to their teams and whisper the message to the next student in the row. The message shouldn’t be heard by other students.
  7. The message is whispered from one student to next student in the row until reaching the last student
  8. The last student raises a hand to indicate he or she has received the “message”, but does not say the “message” yet.
  9. The teacher asks the last student in the three teams to say the “message” aloud.
  10. The scoring rules are:
    • The first team to complete and correctly pass the message scores 3 points
    • The second team to complete and correctly pass the message scores 2 points
    • The last team to complete and correctly pass the message scores 1 point
  11. The first student in the team becomes the last student in the row. The second student becomes the first student.
  12. Repeat the game as time allows.
  13. Declare the wining team.

Preparation:
Prepare a set of 30 words that start with letters from A to F.