Elementary Revision Rotating Board Game


A fun board game to revise Elementary textbook grammar, vocabulary, etc.

By: Alex Case
Level: Beginner
Topic: General
Grammar Topic: General


Playing Board

Your partner’s daily routine (with times)

How to get to the nearest toilet

Things in and on your partner’s desk

Members of your partner’s family

START Where people in the class are from


Your partner’s likes and dislikes




Go round and round the board (anticlockwise), scoring one point for each complete circle. You move by the number of true sentences you make.



Special Challenge Answer your partner’s question about a classmate correctly to score one point and continue

The job titles of the people in the class


Things people in your partner’s family often do


Your partner’s favourites


Clothes your partner owns

How many things there are in the room (eyes closed!)

Your partner’s last supermarket shopping

Things in your partner’s bag/ briefcase


Things your partner did yesterday


Recent weather


Your partner’s skills

Things your partner took on their last holiday

Things you partner did in different years in the past


How to get your partner’s office/ desk


Facts about your partner’s hometown

How to get to your partner’s house/ flat

Your partner’s plans for next weekend

Your partner’s ambitions


Rules of the Game

You need one board for each group of two to four people, and one counter (for example a coin or an eraser) each.

When it is your turn, try to make as many true sentences as you can about the topic in the box your counter is on. After each sentence your partner(s) will tell you if the sentence is true or not. If your partners say one of your sentence(s) is false, stop speaking and move on one square for each correct sentence you said, for example:

Student A “To get to your office go out of this door”

Student B “That’s right, one square”

A “Then turn left”

B “That’s correct, two squares”

A “Then go up to the 7th floor”

B “Sorry, that’s not right. My office is on the 8th floor. You can move 2 squares. It’s my turn”

Play now passes to the next person.

When you reach the “Special Challenge” square, stop there until you next turn (you can never go straight past). When your turn comes again, you partners can ask you any question about a classmate, for example “How old is she?” If your answer is correct, you can move back to the “Start” square, score one point for a complete circle, and continue the game. If your answer is wrong you have to stay on the “Special Challenge” square until your next turn.

Continue playing until your teacher tells you to stop. The person who has the most points (has been around the board most times) is the winner.


Language practice

Before or after playing the board game, fill each gap in the example sentences from the game with one word:

  • You have got __________ brother.
  • There _________ two telephones on her desk.
  • _______ the elevator down to the ground floor.
  • John gets up ___________ half past six in the morning.
  • She ___________ likes ice cream, it’s her favourite food!
  • What’s his job? He’s ______________ office worker.
  • Your mother often ___________ to the supermarket.
  • Your favourite hot drink _____________ coffee.
  • _____________ are seven chairs in this room.
  • It _____________ cloudy this morning.
  • You took __________ suntan lotion with you on your last holiday.
  • Your hometown ___________ very big.
  • She is ___________ to clean her house next weekend.
  • He ___________ going to become famous
  • You started working in this company ___________ 1973.
  • You can ride a bike ____ well.

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