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Call My Bluff game

Some British readers will recall the BBC2 TV panel game called Call My Bluff. Three panelists were each given definitions of obscure words and had to persuade the opposing team that their definition was correct. The opposition were allowed to ask questions to test the wit and inventiveness of the individuals providing the definitions.

So if you follow the link below you will see how I've adapted this format for classes of advanced students.

Yes, you need to have a good, quite fluent group for this to get the best from it. Because you cannot guarantee to have two teams of three, I have adapted the idea to have one panel of three (which could be rotated to give everyone a chance) offering their definitions to the whole class who should then ask questions before deciding individually who they believe. Class members get points for guessing correctly. The teacher could award bonus points for particularly clever answers to follow-up questions.

The teacher's role would be just to throw in questions to help things along a bit and help with vocabulary and the definitions when necessary.

It's a lesson which should provide lots of listening and speaking practice, vocabulary building and hopefully some fun.

http://www.frenchteacher.net/free-resources/samples/

Look in the A-level section for the Word document. 

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