ESL Odd One Out

ESL Odd One Out online Game Movers Cambridge
9 Feb, 2018

ESL Odd One Out

ESL Odd One Out is an online game that is a great way to practice vocabulary and speaking with young learners. This activity is great to help students practice for the Cambridge Movers exam. In total there are 8 rounds with 3 sets of pictures in each round.

Age/Level: Young Learners (Cambridge Movers)

Time: Varies depends on needs

Players: Teams or individually

Preparation: None! Just use the prepared online game below

Aim: To practice for Movers exam Part 2. To practice vocabulary, prepositions and speaking.

  1. Display the interactive game on your interactive whiteboard or simply using a projector.
  2. Explain to students that you are going to show them 4 pictures and they must guess which picture is the Odd One Out or as in the Movers speaking exam, ask students to tell you “which one is different”.
  3. The students should then select which one is different and explain why. Students should say something like “This one is different because…”.
  4. This activity can be played with students in groups or each student getting asked one set of pictures each.

Remember: What is most important is that students give a full answer. Any answer is correct as long as the student can say why.

Click here to play in full screen 

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David has been teaching ESL for a number of years across Asia and Europe. He currently lives and works in Seville, Spain where he has been teaching for the past three years. He is currently studying an MA in Digital Technologies, Communication and Education in TESOL.

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