How do you say? Circumlocution Game (Any language!)

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6th - 12th
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Of course we want to teach our kiddos how to circumlocute or use words they know to describe words they don't know. But how do we teach that skill? With lots of comprehensible input, of course! The teacher describes random words in the Target Language slowly and comprehensibly while students listen carefully and guess the word in English.

With this purchase you'll get instructions explaining the game, a video demonstrating how to play and 231 random word cards you'll describe to your students. Since the instructions and the word cards are in English, this game is adaptable to ANY language. All you need to do is describe them in your Target Language!

Or, for your Upper Level students or Heritage Students, have them describe the words to their classmates.

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