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Students take turns as waiters, and restaurant customers ordering food.
MATERIALS NEEDED: (not included)
- Food and drinks (model, paper or real).
- Paper plates & plastic cups.
the desks away, apart from one or two with which you make a table in
the middle of the classroom. Split the class into two teams. On either
side of the classroom, arrange all of the different foods which will be
used in the game. These can be either cardboard cut outs of foodstuffs,
any models you have found, or you can even bring in real fruits and
things, which gets the students more excited.
- Start off with the
ALT sitting in the middle table. The first two from each team come to
the table and ask, "What would you like?". The ALT then replies, "I
would like... (any number of foods and drinks)." The students then race
to pick up the ordered foods and bring them to the table. The winner
then gets to sit in the chair and make the order for the next round. The
fastest team gets a point, and the team with most points at the end
wins the game.
- This is good to practice saying "I would like...", and also food/drink vocabulary.
the students will get too excited and end up throwing the food around
or dropping it. If they do this make them go and apologise sincerely to
the 'customer'. This tends to be quite fun as well.