This problem-advice board game is a fun way for students to practice this important skill. This board game is designed for my university students in South Korea, but you can make your own board in just a few minutes for any age level or topic. Check out mine for an example and then get creative making your own-it really is a whole lot easier than you might think to make board games for ESL students.
- Each student gets a token (eraser, key, etc.).
- Rocks-Scissor-Paper. The first students rolls a dice (or uses 2 coins in various combinations. 2 heads=2, 1 tail, 1 head = 4, 2 tails =6) and moves the appropriate number of squares.
- The student answers the question by giving some advice. If good advice, they stay there. If bad advice (judged by their group-mates), they move back the number of spaces they rolled. The teachers acts as referee if required.
- The winner is the one that finished the game first.
You can see the game by clicking this link: problem-advice board game (you’ll be taken to Google Drive).
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