Name 10 is a simple warmer/cooler get students focused at the beginning or end of class. In this activity students have to work in pairs or individually and write a list of ten things based on what the teacher says. This activity is particularly useful to practice sets of vocabulary with students in class.
Activity time: 5 – 10 minutes for two rounds
Level: teens and adults (A2 +)
Skills practiced: Vocabulary
Materials needed: Pencil and paper for each student or group of students.
- Put students in pairs or small groups and give them a piece of paper and a pencil.
- The teacher lists a category (e.g name 10 sports that use a ball) and the students try and write as many as they can that matches the category.
- The first pair or group to complete ten first, read out their answers to the other students in the class. If their answers are correct they win that round.
- Continue by choosing another category.
Some ideas you can use:
green fruit of vegetables.
sports that use a ball.
sports that are played by two or less people.
places you can buy food.
animals that lay eggs.
fun things to do on a Saturday.
jobs wear you wear a uniform.