Free Printable Lessons for English Teachers
Does anyone play Scrabble? Many people like to play the popular board game. The good news for Scrabble lovers is that they can now buy the new version of Collins Official Scrabble Words. This includes an additional 6,500 words to add to the 250,000 words that are already used.
Modern slang has been introduced including bezzy – best friend (28 points), twerking - a type of dance involving rapid hip movement (16 points), and onesie - a one piece garment combining a top with trousers (6 points).
Hangman: Play a game of hangman! Students each take a turn to think of a new word. They write the number of spaces on the board. The other students have to work out the word by guessing each letter. For every incorrect letter the hangman can be created. Writing/Speaking: In pairs write down three words that are ‘slang’. Practise saying them. Talk about them! Gap fill: Reading and Grammar. Sentence starters. Homework. Etc.