Countries and Nationalities- Speaking Game

A LESSON PLAN FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHERS

Guessing nationalities by people and things from that place

Countries nationalities definitions speaking game

Choose one of the squares below and try to explain what it is without saying the name. Stop after each sentence. The first sentence must include just the nationality, e.g. “She is Scottish”. 

Make similar cards about other things from different countries, then pass them to another group to do the same thing with.

Without nationality cards

 

David Beckham

 

Baseball

 

 

Kangaroo

 

PlayStation

 

Mini

 

 

Mercedes Benz

 

Pokémon

 

Xbox

 

Coca Cola

 

 

Sumo

 

Bulldog

 

Kiwi

 

Wallaby

 

 

Koala

 

Rafael Nadal

 

Real Madrid

Man U (=Manchester United)

 

Chelsea

 

Cristiano Ronaldo

 

Nintendo Wii

 

One Piece

 

 

Panda

 

Nessie (= the Loch Ness monster)

 

Kimchi

 

MacDonald’s

 

KFC (= Kentucky Friend Chicken)

 

Baskin Robbins

 

Ferrari

 

Subway

 

 

Taekwondo

 

Karate

 

Samsung

 

Sony

 

iPod

 

 

Nike

 

Adidas

 

Hamburger

 

 

Spaghetti/ macaroni/ pasta

 

Golf

 

Football/ soccer

 

Swatch (Switzerland)

 

Honda (Japan)

 

 

Kellogg’s

 

The Red Sox

 

Yamaha

 

 

Pocari Sweat

 

Yakult

 

Cadbury’s

 

Winnie the Pooh

 

Bic

 

 

Kit Kat

 

Maple syrup

 

Pixar

 

 

Disneyland

 

Lego

 

Tulip

 

Nestle

 

Manneken Pis

 

 

Sushi

 

Harry Potter

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With nationality cards

 

David Beckham (UK)

 

Baseball (USA)

 

 

Kangaroo (Australia)

 

PlayStation (Japan)

 

Mini (UK)

 

 

Mercedes Benz (Germany)

 

Pokémon (Japan)

 

Xbox (USA)

 

Coca Cola (USA)

 

 

Sumo (Japan)

 

Bulldog (UK)

 

Kiwi (New Zealand)

 

Wallaby (Australia)

 

 

Koala (Australia)

 

Rafael Nadal (Spain)

 

Real Madrid (Spain)

Man U (=Manchester United- UK)

 

Chelsea (UK)

 

Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal)

 

Nintendo Wii (Japan)

 

One Piece (Japan)

 

 

Panda (China)

Nessie (= the Loch Ness monster – Scotland)

 

Kimchi (Korea)

 

MacDonald’s (USA)

KFC (= Kentucky Friend Chicken – USA)

 

Baskin Robbins (USA)

 

Ferrari (Italy)

 

Subway (USA)

 

 

Taekwondo (Korea)

 

Karate (Japan)

 

Samsung (Korea)

 

Sony (Japan)

 

iPod (USA)

 

 

Nike (USA)

 

Adidas (Germany)

 

Hamburger (USA)

 

Spaghetti/ macaroni/ pasta (Italy)

 

Golf (Scotland)

 

Football/ soccer (UK)

 

Swatch (Switzerland)

 

Honda (Japan)

 

 

Kellogg’s (USA)

 

The Red Sox (USA)

 

Yamaha (Japan)

 

 

Pocari Sweat (Japan)

 

Yakult (Japan)

 

Cadbury’s (UK)

 

Winnie the Pooh (UK)

 

Bic (France)

 

 

Kit Kat (UK)

 

Maple syrup (Canada)

 

Pixar (USA)

 

 

Disneyland (USA)

 

Lego (Denmark)

 

Tulip (Holland/ The Netherlands)

 

Nestle (Switzerland)

 

Manneken Pis (Belgium)

 

Sushi (Japan)

 

Harry Potter (UK)

 

 

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