What’s This / That? | ESL Game

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This is a fun ESL activity to review ‘What’s this?’ and ‘What’s that?’ with ESL kids and beginner students. It is a hidden picture game in which students must guess the picture while answering ‘What’s this?’ and ‘What’s that?’. This activity is absolutely FREE. Simply show this video in class from this page or from our YouTube Channel

What’s This? What’s That? Hidden Picture Game

Teach the Demonstrative Pronouns ‘this’ and ‘that’ with this fun ESL Classroom Game. In this ‘Hidden Picture’ game, students must guess the object while using the target language. This ESL activity is great for practicing expressions such as ‘What’s this?’ – ‘It’s a(pencil).’ – ‘What’s that?’ – ‘It’s a (robot).’, etc.


There are 10 rounds. Each round shows a picture of an object hidden behind colored shapes. As the shapes slowly disappear, the image is revealed. Students must try to guess what the object is while using the target language. PAUSE THE VIDEO when students are ready to guess.


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