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VOCABULARY ACTIVITY: JEAPODY (WORD FORMATION)

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Jeapody is a well known game in the language teaching foeld that serves to test the students´knowledge of vocabulary. It can be used for phrasal verbs (Jeapody game here) or even word patterns. This is a points based activity in which the students compete against each other to see who has the best understanding of word formation.

 

Instructions:

Choose a word and your partner must say it as a verb, noun, adjective and adverb. If your partner can do this, they will receive a point. If they can´t, you keep the point:

For example; SPEND

VERB NOUN ADJECTIVE ADVERB
SPEND EXPENSE(S) EXPENSIVE EXPENSIVELY

 

ROUND 1: PLAYER 1=                                    Player 2=

EASY COMPLAIN DEVELOP WIDE HIGH
ACCURATE BOOK KNOW LONG POSSIBLE
ARRANGE EDUCATE USE STRONG SUCCESS
CHOOSE FEEL NEW SURE VARY
IMPORTANT FLY RELY SATISFY SUGGEST

 

 

ROUND 2: PLAYER 1=                                    Player 2=

DESCRIBE ILL NATURE LOSE OPEN
BEHAVE HAPPY PROUD LIE ORIGIN
DO BELONG REFUSE PAY SOLVE
DELIVER EFFECT WARN OWN RESIDE
CREATE BORE WORK SUGGEST PICK

At the end of each round, you need to count up the points and see who is the winner.

 

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