This fun ESL activity is a classroom game to review the demonstrative pronouns this and that.
It is a ‘Telepathy Game’ in which students will ‘read the teacher’s mind’ while answering ‘What’s this?’ and ‘What’s that?’.
See below for instructions on how to play, plus related resources to teach this and that to kids and beginner ESL students.
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This / That Telepathy Game
Teach the Demonstrative Pronouns ‘this’ and ‘that’ with this fun ESL Classroom Game.
In this ‘Telepathy Game’ students must read the teachers mind to find out the answer. 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.
HOW TO PLAY:
There are 10 questions. Each question has 2 possible answers. Students must choose ONE and write it down. To find out the answer, students can use ‘Telepathy’ to read the teacher’s mind.
TIP: Students love pretending that they can ‘read minds’. To make it more fun, the teacher can act like he/she is sending the students the answer using the power of their minds using telepathy.
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