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    Question ESL Game: Who's the Spy? How to play?

    Hi,

    I've had a request from some university students (in China) to play "Who's the Spy?" I thought I could easily find this game on the web, but I've had no luck so far. I'd ask some students, but I'm away from the campus this weekend. I'm assuming it's a "minimal resources" type game suitable for medium to large classes, because this is the context they learn in.

    Is anyone familiar with this game?

    TIA,
    Ian

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    Re: ESL Game: Who's the Spy? How to play?

    Is it a variation on I spy?

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    Re: ESL Game: Who's the Spy? How to play?

    Anything's possible, I suppose. I think of young children when I think of I Spy. Perhaps one needs to "spy" less obvious things for more advanced students.
    "I spy, with my little eye, a guilty conscience."

    This could take some getting used to...

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    Re: ESL Game: Who's the Spy? How to play?

    I've never heard of it. It would be an odd version of a title for "I Spy".
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    Re: ESL Game: Who's the Spy? How to play?

    Did you learn how to play? I have a student who tried to explain the game to me, but language got in the way. Could you share the rules if you find them?
    Quote Originally Posted by iannou View Post
    Hi,

    I've had a request from some university students (in China) to play "Who's the Spy?" I thought I could easily find this game on the web, but I've had no luck so far. I'd ask some students, but I'm away from the campus this weekend. I'm assuming it's a "minimal resources" type game suitable for medium to large classes, because this is the context they learn in.

    Is anyone familiar with this game?

    TIA,
    Ian

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