This game can be used to review vocabulary such as opposites. But it might be adapted to teach any language point. Some of its advantages are the following:
Students learn through doing.
It brings variety to the English class and contribute to create a low affective filter and enhance motivation.
can be adapted to review any language point
Students draw a grid with25 cells.
In Each cell, there should be an adjective studied previously. (The adjectives may be suggested by the teacher.)
The teacher then reads a text or separate sentences containing opposites of the above adjectives while students listen.
When students hear a sentence containing an opposite of the adjectives in their grids, they tick the corresponding cell.
Once they mark off five numbers in a row, they have achieved a bingo and won. The game can then stop there or continue so that other students can achieve a bingo.
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a list of opposites
What are antonyms or opposites?
An antonym is a word which means the opposite of another word. Antonyms are also called opposites. One way of mastering a language involves learning its vocabulary. Synonyms and opposites are helpful in this sense
Examples of opposites
Two opposites of “light” are “dark” and “heavy”.
List of opposites
Here is a list of opposites arranged in alphabetical order.
NOTE: this list of opposites is of course by no means an extensive one. More opposites can be added.