ESL Anagram Word Game

Anagram word game is a simple activity for teens and adults with a lower intermediate and above level of English. Students work in teams or individually to make the longest and most number of words from the anagram.

How to play

  1. Put students into teams or they can play individually (higher level groups)
  2. One of the teams gets to choose if they want a vowel or consonant. They need to choose a combination of 9 letters.
  3. Next click on “Start timer”
  4. When the timer finishes the teams stop writing the words. Award points for the longest word and the most number of words. The game will display a number of potential words that you can use to verify the teams answers.
  5. The team with the most points wins.
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