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  • Spelling Race
    Split the class into two team; one person from each team comes to the board. Put two markers, caps on, on the desk, one for each team. Say a word, and the two students pick up the markers, race to write the word on the board and return the marker to the desk, cap on. The student who writes the correct spelling and puts the marker back on the table first wins. Can also be used for grammar topics, eg. past forms, opposites, irregular verbs, etc. To make the game harder, you could also give the definition of a word instead of just a word. Very popular game especially with younger learners.

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