- Beginner (Level 1), Novice (Levels 1-2)
- 12 Pages
We have all had the experience of not knowing a word that we need to use and needing to describe it– circumlocution is an important part of interpersonal communication and an incredibly valuable skill in another language!
In this game, students will practice circumlocution by describing objects to a teammate and trying to get them to guess the word, in ENGLISH, that the student is describing. Many of the words featured on the product game cards would not likely be known by a high schooler studying Spanish as a second language, and for that reason the goal is to get the teammate to guess the word in English.
Try using this resource with students beginning at the end of Level 2, when they have acquired a good range of vocabulary and developed sufficient presentational speaking skills to be able to describe the random objects that are included in the game!
- 54 cards with clipart images and a word in English
- Instructions for assembly and game play
- A Circumlocution "chat mat" with useful descriptive sentence starters in Spanish (ex: "Es una cosa...")