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The EFL Playhouse: A Resource for ESL/EFL Teachers of Young Learners

Occupation, Please!

Skill: identifying and discussing occupations
Group Size: 4 to 20
Prep Time: > 20 minutes
Playing Time: 5-20 minutes
Interest Level: ages 5 to adult
Ability Level: beginning to lower intermediate

Paste pictures of people engaged in various occupations on 4 x 6 or larger cardstock, or write occupations on cardstock (if students can read).

Select student to begin. The student draws a card and must assume that occupation shown. Other students ask yes/no questions in order to guess occupation. Sample questions might be...

The first student to guess the correct occupation draws the next card.

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