This is a game about conjunctions in the English language. It helps ESL learners to practice using different commonly used conjunctions or connecting words. A conjunction is important because it helps join different ideas in a sentence. This activity helps English learners to learn and practice the use of conjunctions in a fun and engaging way. Thus, whether used in classroom lessons or played as homework by students, learning is bound to occur unconsciously.
The following conjunctions are used, with their corresponding meanings:
- and – tells you more
- but – makes a contrast
- because – answers why
- so – tells you the result
- when – answers the question when
- before/after – answers what happened first
- although/though – tells you something surprising
- if – makes a condition
Monkey Isle Game – How to Play
This fun game is called ‘Monkey Isle’ and involves a monkey digging for treasures on an island. Will you help the monkey find more banana and coconut treasures? This game takes the form of a multiple-choice quiz. The learner must listen to the instructions and choose the correct answer within a timed period of 15 or 20 seconds. The more correct answer the learner gets, the more stars they earn in the end. Learners should aim for three stars.