Snakes & Ladders: 50 Verb Conjugations, 4 tenses, Easy&Harder versions ESL/ELLs

Talkin' Town English
Grade Levels
4th - 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
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10 pages
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Snakes and ladders is a fun way for ESL/EFL students to practice verb conjugation.

Be the first knight to reach the castle by talking your way to the top!


This pack includes 4 versions of the game:

  1. Regular Verbs, Beginner: simple present, continuous, and simple past
  2. Regular Verbs, Intermediate: simple present, continuous, simple past and present perfect
  3. Irregular Verbs, Beginner: simple present, continuous, and simple past
  4. Irregular Verbs: Intermediate: simple present, continuous, simple past and present perfect
  5. Black & White printable versions of all 4 game boards


Game focus is on verb conjugation in various tenses and forming correct sentences.

Create hundreds of sentences!

  • 50 verbs: common regular and irregular verbs
  • 4 tenses: present simple, continuous, past simple, present perfect
  • 3 forms: affirmative, negative, and question forms.
  • Verb Conjugation Chart
  • Rules

This game is a digital activity with moveable pieces. Designed for distance learning and in-class use.

Play alone for 2-6 players or in teams for larger groups.


How to Play:

Students make sentences depending on the color square they land on and the number shown on the dice. Highly conversational and interactive.

Note: You will need a die to play. Use a real one, or do a quick search for a free online dice generator. The die will need to have 6 sides.

Includes color and monochromatic versions. PDF.


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Total Pages
10 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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