Showing posts with label turn-o-phrase. Show all posts
Showing posts with label turn-o-phrase. Show all posts

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Turn-O-Phrase - Word Puzzles for Culture Buffs

Turn-O-Phrase is a simple game of identifying colloquial phrases from a set of two pictures. Depending upon which level you try there may or may not be some words to help you along. Further you advance, the more challenging the activity becomes. Take a look at one of the easier phrases below.

Applications for Education
The one drawback to Turn-O-Phrase is that you have to sign in with a Facebook or Twitter account after you have tried a few challenges. That aside, Turn-O-Phrase could be a nice little activity for ESL/ ELL students. You could also create your own offline version of the game with a collection of pictures cut out of a magazine or printed from an online source.

H/T to Larry Ferlazzo.