Greet Someone Who...
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A card game for kids to learn and practise English greetings plus clothing vocabulary.

how to play the game

This is a guesing game that can be played individually, in pairs or small teams.

preparation

Print out character and game cards. If you want, you can stick the printout onto the heavy paper. Laminate for future use.
Cut out the individual cards, fold them and glue. Learn more how to prepare our double-sided cards (pdf).


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how to play

This is a guessing card game played with two different sets of cards (character cards and question cards). Kids try to guess the character, then say the right greeting.

Before playing the game, select the following cards from the character card set: Banano, Lemonia, Bam-Bam, Honey, Peter, Ruby, Soto, Taffy. Then place them randomly face up in front of the players.

  • Put game cards in a pile face up (answer side down).
  • To begin, take the first card from the pile and read the task aloud. For example, It's evening. Greet someone who is wearing a yellow cap.
  • If a member of either team thinks they can answer, they raise their hand and must give their answer immediately. For example, Good evening, Peter!
  • If it is correct, their team earns a point. If it is not correct, the other team has thirty seconds in which to try to answer. If they answer correctly, they earn a point.
  • Continue with the rest of the task cards. The team with the most points wins.

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