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La Nourriture - French 20 questions game - No prep speaking activity
The game of 20 questions is a fun and effective way to practice forming French questions and in this version of the game, students can practice using partitive articles with 52 nouns which are all food and drinks. The food and drink vocabulary used in this game is the same that I've included in my set of 75 cards to practice French partitive, definite, and indefinite articles. These two resources are great to use together.
This game work for any level as it is written in French and English. Want a real challenge for your upper levels or immersion students? Use the French only version!
➯ This resource is included in my French 1 curriculum: Ça y est, je parle français!
1 version with vocabulary written in French and English
1 version with vocabulary written in French only
Have students work in small groups of 2-4 or project the game and use it as a whole class activity.
This game includes 52 words. Many of the words may be new to your students as this game is meant not only to practice forming questions, but also to build vocabulary. I like to allow my students to look at the game chart while they play until they’re somewhat familiar with the words. After they've played the games a few times looking at the French-English version they feel more prepared to move on to the French only version.
One student in the small group or class chooses a word on the chart. Other students ask up to 20 questions trying to guess the secret word.
The student who has chosen the secret word can answer using the following responses: OUI - NON - PARFOIS - RAREMENT - GÉNÉRALEMENT - PEUT-ÊTRE - CELA DÉPEND - PROBABLEMENT
Alternative game play:
To change up the game and to make it more challenging as well as practicing other skills, have the student who chooses the secret word describe it to others in the group. Instead of asking questions about the secret word, other students listen to the description and guess it.
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