I want to play soccer with you on Monday afternoon.
Sorry. I need to study English.
The students use this game to play a battleships style game.
First each student secretly circles 6 squares on the big board.
They work in pairs and try and guess where the other student has drawn the circles. Normal Battleship rules.
“I want to (insert anything in here. Ideas at the bottom of the page) with you on Monday afternoon.”
Student 2: looks at the corresponding square on their grid. If there is no circle:
“Sorry. I need to (look at the verb in the square and make an excuse)”
Student 1 marks a CROSS on the small version of the game on their sheet.
Students change roles.
If there IS a circle:
Student 1 marks a CIRCLE on the small version of the game on their sheet.
Student 1 gets another chance!
Show the students how to play PURELY through demonstration. If you try to use only English the kids will get very confused.