This is a lively discussion game that I have had a lot of success with. For those unfamiliar, Would You Rather is a game about being forced to choose between two (often unpleasant) things. There are about 20 questions, and they gradually increase in difficulty and maturity. The earlier questions are pretty bland and aimed primarily at younger classes. The latter questions can be quite dark, and are intended for older school kids or adults. For the easy questions with the younger kids, I focus primarily on drilling the “I would rather (verb) (object)…” formula, as well as picking up a few vocabulary words here and there. For the difficult questions, I tend to focus more on their reasoning. The last time I taught that one to an adult class, the students got into an ethics debate that was really quite intense. If you have a small class and want more participation, you can allow the children to create their own Would You Rather questions and reward the ones that you think are best. You will be amazed at what they come up with. If you found this lesson useful, be sure to check out the rest of ESL In Asia
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