HAPPY FAMILIES

Players: 3-6 (or teams)

Age: 6+

Objective: Collect sets

Skills: memory&strategy

Learn: vocabulary

           grammar, 

Time: 10 - 15 mins

RULES

1. Deal all the cards among all the players.

2. Players take turns to ask each other for the cards they need to form the families, using the        given grammar.

    In the case of phrasal verbs. Players need to form families with the same root verb. For              example GIVE AWAY, GIVE OFF, GIVE OUT and GIVE IN.

    Eg: "Leo, have  you got GIVE IN?"

3. If the asked player has the required card, he answers using the given grammar and gives            the card to the player who asked for it.

    Eg: Yes, I have.

    And the player continues his turn.

4. If the asked player doesn't have the required card, he answers using the given grammar 

    Eg: No, I haven't.

    And another player takes his turn.

5. Players can ask only for the cards from the families they have in hand.

6. If there is any player left without cards, he/she just waits for the others to finish.

7. The game is over when all cards are matched in families.

8. The winner is the player with the highest number of families.

Geographical Features

A Happy Family game based on Geographical Features vocabulary, organized in logical groups.

Topic

Grammar

Age

Type

Players

3-8

Happy Families

9

Vocabulary

Geography

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Food

A Happy Families game on food vocabulary organized by type of food - bakery, dairy, condiments etc.

Topic

Grammar

Age

Type

Players

3-8

Happy Families

8

Vocabulary

Food

+

Adjectives Intermediate

A Happy Family game based on adjectives at intermediate level. Organized in logical groups.

Topic

Grammar

Age

Type

Players

3-6

Happy Families

13

Adjectives

Feelings&Emotions

+

Irregular Verbs - Easy

A Happy Families game based on easy irregular verbs for basic levels. There are only three cards in each family, verbs in present, past and past perfect e.g. SEE SAW SEEN is one family. You can change the past perfect to your language if you like.

Topic

Grammar

Age

Type

Players

3-6

Happy Families

7

Verbs

Irregular Verbs

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Irregular Verbs - Intermediate

A Happy Family game based on intermediate irregular verbs, organized in sound groups e.g. FLY FLEW FLOWN, DRAW DREW DRAWN, THROW THREW THROWN, KNOW KNEW KNOWN etc.

Topic

Grammar

Age

Type

Players

3-6

Happy Families

10

Verbs

Irregular Verbs

+

Phrasal Verbs - Difficult

Learn difficult phrasal verbs playing the happy families game. Find phrasal verbs with the same root verb to form the families. Includes worksheet to preteach the given phrasal verbs.

Topic

Grammar

Age

Type

Players

3-8

Happy Families

14

Verbs

Phrasal Verbs

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