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Knockout Game

No separate online/Zoom version - use game as is for online classes

Download game font HERE

Having trouble downloading the PowerPoint version or editing the Google Slides version? CLICK HERE

(you do not need to request access to the file)

Game Features

  • Four types of game templates to use depending on how many students are in your class - check the notes section for further details on which one is which

  • Three types of boxes on the template slides, so you can choose the one that fits your skill focus - only text, only images, and text with images

  • Examples also included of how I use each type of box for your reference

  • Includes additional notes explaining the game and how to edit the PowerPoint in the "Notes" section of each slide

How to Play

  • All students stand up. 

  • One student will choose a box and make a sentence. 

  • The teacher will click the box the student chose and reveal the number behind the box. 

  • The student whose number that is is out and sits down (if your students don't already have numbers feel free to assign them). 

  • However, before they sit down they get to choose the next box. 

  • The last student standing is the winner!


  • This game can be played as a speaking or reading game depending on which version of the boxes you use - image focused for speaking and text focused for reading.

  • I’ve also played where all students are sitting and they put their head down if they’re out. I used this for my rowdier classes.

  • If my target language involves a question, sometimes I have the other students ask the student who’s choosing the box a question first before they make a sentence.


STUDENTS: 2     TIME: 10min     SKILL FOCUS: Speaking     FINISHED GAME?: No

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