ESL Three Picture Story is a simple activity to get students speaking and creating a story. This minimal prep game is great for teens and even adults.
Materials needed: Three pictures (see download below for an example)
- Find three images on the internet or in a magazine. The first image should show some people in a setting. The second should contain an object or a situation. The third can show something different.
- Start by showing students the first image. As them to tell you what they can see. The teacher should encourage students to put their ideas in a story form.
- Next, show students the second image. Ask them to explain how it relates to the last photo. After, show them the third and encourage them to come to a conclusion for the story.
- After, get students to retell the story from the start.