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CTJ Electronic Village

7th CTJ Seminar - Driving Development


Online Games for EFL

 

There are many sites available on the internet which can be used for making online games that can be used for reviewing and for practicing vocabulary and grammar points.

In this workshop we are going to take a look at three websites that offer online games, and some can even be downloaded for offline use.

 

In order to save time when creating games, it is a good idea to have the questions and items already typed in a document. This can also save time in case the browser crashes, for example, so you don't have to type all questions again.

 

 


 


Super Teacher Tools

 

speed match

This game can be downloaded for offline use.

 

 

 

hangman

This is created and played online. Great if using an Interactive White Board (IWB) or Data Show.

 

 

spelling bee - name generator

Click the link to see the activity in action. Also useful for choosing students to participate in class.

 

 

 


Classtools.net

 

War of the words

A very challenging game, which can be used for reviewing verb forms, for example.

 

full screen version here

 

 

Dustbin

This activity is a good one for categorizing.

 

full screen version

 

 

Spelling Bee

An easy way to draw words for a spelling bee competition. Click the link for an example.

 

 


What2learn.com

 

Safari Survival - hangman

animals

 


Play this game on the What2Learn site

 

 

Alien Abduction - hangman

occupations

 


Play this game on the What2Learn site

 

 

Zombie Boxing - quiz

I used this to practice ECPE vocabulary

 


Play this game on the What2Learn site

 

 

Penguins in Peril - quiz

ECPE questions

 


Play this game on the What2Learn site

 

 

Rocket Man

Simple Present or Present Continuous


Play this game on the What2Learn site

 

 


Links

 

Online Games for EFL - my blog on games

Quia - online platform for games, activities and quizzes

Hot Potatoes - software for creating games and activities

Content Generator - there are a few free game creation tools here - needs registration

Fantastic Contraption - a ready to play game - great for all

 

Suggestions, information, broken links?

claudios@thomas.org.br

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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