Karuta is a popular Japanese card game that has been adapted for language learning purposes.
Activities & Games
Here you can find various Activities and Games for teachers and parents to use to make learning languages both fun and effective. They offer engaging ways to enhance language learning for students in schools and at home. From classic memory games and creative drawing activities to dynamic gesture-based games, these tools aim to make language learning more interactive and enjoyable. The activities can be used to enhance vocabulary, pronunciation, and language skills and make use of the flashcards and worksheets that can be downloaded and printed for free.
"What's Missing" is a vocabulary introduction and memory game, also known as the vanishing flashcard game. The goal is to introduce and remember new vocabulary while practicing pronunciation. Large flashcards are displayed on a board, one or more cards are temporarily removed, and students identify the missing card(s).
Fun game for reviewing vocabulary and practicing speaking and listening.
Words and phrases called in the target language are marked from the bingo cards. The goal is to complete a line or a whole card.
The Gesture Game, also known as Charades is a dynamic ESL classroom activity to review vocabulary, especially good for action verbs.
A lively activity for young learners designed to reinforce vocabulary, enhance communication skills, and create a fun learning atmosphere.
Fun and active game to practice vocabulary by drawing pictures.
A fun quick game useful for review.