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Published on March 15th, 2013 | by What2Learn

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100 learning games for English

What2Learn provides a wealth of interactive games and activities to support teaching and learning within English. These cover a wide range of topics including parts of speech, grammar, english vocabulary, commonly-studied texts and more. These resources provide a great tool for the teaching of basic English in schools and for home learning. They are also of use for anybody studying ESOL and TESL courses.

Here we have collated one hundred of the most popular games for you to play, enjoy and share for free.

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Letter sequencing. play game
Parts of speech – Key terms 1. play game
Parts of speech – Key terms 2. play game
What is a proper noun? play game
What is a common noun? play game
Nouns – common or proper noun? play game
Nouns – abstract nouns. play game
Nouns – collective nouns. play game
Nouns Quiz Game 1. play game
Nouns Quiz Game 2. play game
Nouns – Regular plurals of nouns. play game
Nouns – Irregular plurals of nouns. play game
Pronouns – Spot the personal pronoun. play game
Pronouns – Spot the demonstrative pronoun. play game
Pronouns – What is the missing pronoun? play game
Adjectives – Spot the adjective. play game
Adjectives – Making comparative forms of adjectives. play game
Adjectives – Making superlative forms of adjectives. play game
Verbs – key points. play game
Adverbs – Spot the adverb. play game
Time connectives. play game
What is a homophone? play game
Don’t trust spellchecker. play game
What are subjects and predicates? play game
The use of an apostrophe. play game
Plurals of words ending -f or -fe. play game
Plurals of words ending -y. play game
Plurals of words ending -s, -x or -z. play game
Plurals of words ending -h. play game
Strange plurals! play game
Plurals of words quiz game. play game
Where, were, wear or we’re? play game

 


Common misspellings

The following games were created based on a list of the words which have been found to be the most commonly misspelled by students in Key Stage 3 (age 11-14). We suggest that the games should be played in order, ie wordsearch, hangman and then listen and spell for each level.

Game level Wordsearch Hangman Listen and spell
Level One play game play game play game
Level Two play game play game play game
Level Three play game play game play game
Level Four play game play game play game
Level Five play game play game play game
Level Six play game play game play game
Level Seven play game play game play game
Level Eight play game play game play game
Level Nine play game play game play game




Games with associated printable worksheets

The remaining games in our list were created to be used alongside printable worksheets available from the website ‘English Banana’. Follow the link to the printables to access these resources which can be used to support the learning delivered in the interactive games. Use of the printables is optional – all games are capable of standing on their own as learning activities.

Grammar

Activity
Printable
Quick play
Adjective Pairs: -ing and -ed endings 1 Download worksheet play game
Adjective Pairs: -ing and -ed endings 2 Download worksheet play game
Adjective Pairs: -ing and -ed endings 3 Download worksheet play game
Spot the common abstract noun Download worksheet play game
Make or Do? Game 1 Download worksheet play game
Make or Do? Game 2 Download worksheet play game
Make or Do? Game 3 Download worksheet play game
Make or Do? Game 4 Download worksheet play game
Questions using can, will and must… 1 Download worksheet play game
Questions using can, will and must… 2 Download worksheet play game
Irregular Verbs in Past Simple Tense 1 Download worksheet play game
Irregular Verbs in Past Simple Tense 2 Download worksheet play game
Verbs and Synonyms 1 Download worksheet play game
Verbs and Synonyms 2 Download worksheet play game
Verbs and Synonyms 3 Download worksheet play game

Reading resources

Activity
Printable
Quick play
Any Answers 1 Download worksheet play game
Any Answers 2 Download worksheet play game
Any Answers 3 Download worksheet play game
Any Answers 4 Download worksheet play game
Common Weights and Measures 1 Download worksheet play game
Common Weights and Measures 2 Download worksheet play game
Homophones 1 Download worksheet play game
Homophones 2 Download worksheet play game
Homophones 3 Download worksheet play game
Homophones 4 Download worksheet play game
Advanced Homophones 1 Download worksheet play game
Advanced Homophones 2 Download worksheet play game
Advanced Homophones 3 Download worksheet play game

Spelling challenges

Activity
Printable
Quick play
Advanced Spelling Challenge 1 Download worksheet play game
Advanced Spelling Challenge 2 Download worksheet play game
Advanced Spelling Challenge 3 Download worksheet play game
Advanced Spelling Challenge 4 Download worksheet play game
Advanced Spelling Challenge 5 Download worksheet play game
Advanced Spelling Challenge 6 Download worksheet play game
Beat the spell-checker 1 Download worksheet play game
Beat the spell-checker 2 Download worksheet play game
Mixed Emotions 1 Download worksheet play game
Mixed Emotions 2 Download worksheet play game
Mixed Emotions 3 Download worksheet play game
Mixed Emotions 4 Download worksheet play game
Mixed Emotions 5 Download worksheet play game

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