What does "a new game" mean? ♥️♣️♦️♠️

Updated: May 3, 2019

Whilst having a relaxing weekend ... planning lessons for the next week 😝 I came up with a new idea.

I was browsing various books looking for materials when an activity from Brainy 5 caught my attention. It was a simple activity practising vocabulary and two phrases:

What does ... mean?


What's ... in Polish?

Naturally, I spent the next 3 to 4 hours obsessing about how to put my own spin on it to make it more fun and more .... Montenglish 😝 It's now been 6 hours from the moment I saw the activity and I am writing this post to share my new material with you 😁

You are looking at a new card game practising 6 different classroom phrases and the vocab from Brainy 5 Unit 1 (and a bit more). There are two different types of cards: ones with words in English and ones with words in Polish. Here's how to play the game:

  1. deal 7 cards to each player (I'd suggest up to 4 people playing)

  2. leave the rest of the cards in the middle

  3. in turns players pick one of their cards

  4. the aim is to find a card with the right translation:

  • if the card has a English word on it they have to ask "What does 'windy' mean?"

  • if the card had an Polish word on it they have to ask "What's "wietrznie" in English?"

  • if they ask the wrong question they miss a turn

  1. they chose a specific player to answer this question:

  • if this specific player has the right card they have to say "I think it's 'wietrznie'