I created this game for my online Skype and Zoom lessons. It’s an ideal warm-up activity or an in-between activity. Often students use smartphones, and the challenge with smartphones is that they have tiny screens, so instead of playing flashcard games I play this. I used high quality audio clips that were carefully chosen and tested by myself and a team of teachers. Each audio clip is followed by a page with some suggested answers. The great thing is that you can choose to share your screen or not. Our students love this.
Please note that and you will need a program (software) called
The sounds need to be played through your device - so this won’t work if you’re using a headset.
Of course this could also be used in class if you have a Mac and a set of speakers.
Here’s a complete list of all the sounds included in this file, in the order they appear in the quiz:
- Car horn
- Glass breaking
- Door knock
- Police siren
- Toilet flushing
- Cutting (using scissors)
- Hair clipper
- Car crashing