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Go-Together game

Play a game of matching which terms go together as a way to work on vocabulary and make associations.  For example, apple 사과 and tree 나무.  Describe the picture.  Practice making sentences.  For example, because it was windy, Christopher Robin … Continue reading

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Reflect, connect, apply

How to turn games into lessons? For play to be an effective teaching tool, students must understand the lesson being delivered and be able to relate it to their own life experiences. At the end of every game do a three-step process: … Continue reading

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Word wheel, not learning

I like to play.  My little joke is I am “not learning, just having fun”.  You will see many posts on this site about games I am playing to learn language. I was inspired after seeing a “Word Wheel” in … Continue reading

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I Spy, not learning

“I Spy” is a game.  You can play it just using objects around you, or try using these I Spy Pages. One person says “I spy with my little eye something that begins with __”.  The other person then has to … Continue reading

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A is for apple, ㄱ is for 가방

Children learn their letters in association with objects.  A is for apple.  B is for ball.   As adults, we sometimes still revert to this when someone can’t understand the letter we are saying.  “F as in Frank.” I have … Continue reading

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Purpose games

Purpose games is a site where you can play games or create your own.  Playing games instead of flashcards to learn things like colors, geography, numbers, etc.  Click on the pictures below to link to the games.

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Alphabetizing maze

The 24 individual letters that are the building blocks of the Korean writing system (한글, Hangul) are called jamo 자모 (字母). To memorize the alphabetic order of Korean, I made mazes. Consonants: ㄱ ㄲ ㄴ ㄷ ㄸ ㄹ ㅁ ㅂ ㅃ … Continue reading

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