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Taboo!

Semih Ekin

DIGITIZING PEDAGOGICAL TASK DESIGN for INTERACTIONAL COMPETENCE

Summary

Previewable
Yes
Task Types
English
EN
English
Target Proficiency Level
B1,B2
Submit Type
Collaborative
Target Ages
16 - 30
Information Gap
Emergent
Estimated Duration
00:18:00
Objectives
The students will be able to define a word, listen to the definitions of some vocabulary and guess a word based on some definitions.

Instructions

You will play the taboo game with your partners in this task. Each one of you will be shown new pictures representing the target word every 45 seconds. You have to define this picture to your partners and they should guess your target word. While defining, there are some rules that you must follow. 

  1. You cannot tell the synonym or antonym of your target word. 
  2. You cannot use the keywords that will be shared with the pictures. 

You have to note the target words that your partners guessed correctly. The one who has received most correct answers is the winner. 

Have fun!

 

Materials Preview

Student-1, Task Material - 1

(Activation Time : 00:01:00)
BY_NC_SA

Bank


Material Instructions

Your Target Word is "BANK" You cannot use the following words: "MONEY" , "TRANSFER", "ACCOUNTANT"

Student-1, Task Material - 2

(Activation Time : 00:01:45)
BY_NC_SA

Painter


Material Instructions

Your Target Word is "PAINTER" You cannot use the following words: "DRAW" , "COLOUR", "LEONARDO DA VINCI", "PICASSO"

Student-1, Task Material - 3

(Activation Time : 00:02:30)
BY_NC_SA

Washing Machine


Material Instructions

Your Target Word is "WASHING MACHINE" You cannot use the following words; "CLOTHE", "DIRTY", "CLEAN"

Student-1, Task Material - 4

(Activation Time : 00:03:15)
BY_NC_SA

Cow


Material Instructions

Your Target Word is "COW" You cannot use the following words: "MILK" , "MEAT", "BARN"

Student-1, Task Material - 5

(Activation Time : 00:04:00)
BY_NC_SA

Flag of China


Material Instructions

Your Target Word is "CHINA" You cannot use the following words: "HONG KONG" , "JACKIE CHEN", "GREAT WALL", "MARTIAL ARTS"

Student-2, Task Material - 1

(Activation Time : 00:06:00)
BY_NC_SA

Refrigerator


Material Instructions

Your Target Word is "REFRIGERATOR" You cannot use the following words: "FRIDGE" , "COOL", "ICE"

Student-2, Task Material - 2

(Activation Time : 00:06:45)
BY_NC_SA

Penguin


Material Instructions

Your Target Word is "PENGUIN" You cannot use the following words; "NORTH POLE", "FLIGHTLESS", "BIRD"

Student-2, Task Material - 3

(Activation Time : 00:07:30)
BY_NC_SA

Flag of Mexico


Material Instructions

Your Target Word is "MEXICO" You cannot use the following words: "HOT" , "CHILI", "GUITAR"

Student-2, Task Material - 4

(Activation Time : 00:08:15)
BY_NC_SA

Book store


Material Instructions

Your Target Word is "BOOK STORE" You cannot use the following words: "AUTHOR" , "WRITER", "SELL", "SCRIPT"

Student-2, Task Material - 5

(Activation Time : 00:09:00)
BY_NC_SA

Pilot


Material Instructions

Your Target Word is "PILOT" You cannot use the following words: "PLANE" , "FLY", "AIRPORT"

Student-3, Task Material - 1

(Activation Time : 00:10:00)
BY_NC_SA

Mobile phone


Material Instructions

Your Target Word is "MOBILE PHONE" You cannot use the following words: "POCKET" , "COMMUNICATION", "APPLE", "SAMSUNG"

Student-3, Task Material - 2

(Activation Time : 00:10:45)
BY_NC_SA

Bear


Material Instructions

Your Target Word is "BEAR" You cannot use the following words: "HONEY" , "ALASKA", "FISH"

Student-3, Task Material - 3

(Activation Time : 00:11:30)
BY_NC_SA

Bakery


Material Instructions

Your Target Word is "BAKERY" You cannot use the following words: "FLOUR" , "CAKE", "BREAD"

Student-3, Task Material - 4

(Activation Time : 00:12:15)
BY_NC_SA

Flag of the Netherlands


Material Instructions

Your Target Word is "THE NETHERLANDS" You cannot use the following words: "ORANGE" , "AMSTERDAM", "TULIP"

Student-3, Task Material - 5

(Activation Time : 00:13:00)
BY_NC_SA

Doctor


Material Instructions

Your Target Word is "DOCTOR" You cannot use the following words: "PATIENT" , "HOSPITAL", "DISEASE"