Mafia is THE most fun, most compelling game that you can play in your language classes–and when you take time to master the art of making input comprehensible, it will unlock language for your students like never before!

I first blogged about Mafia in 2015, and since then the game has taken on quite the life of its own!

Here is the original post that details how to play the original Mafia game with your language students:

How to play mafia with your language classes


Here is a post explaining a much more simple version of Mafia, developed by Ben Wang, that is ideal for early language learners:

Simplify the class game of Mafia into just three steps to play in language classes at the beginning of the year. Perfect for TPRS/CI classes looking for comprehensible input!


Check out these posts that I have gathered about Mafia from around the Internet: