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Swap Meet

by Amy Crofford | 13 Mar 2018
Resource Description: Swap meet is a language activity to practice the recognition of subjects and predicates.
Audience: Adult, Elementary, Secondary
Audience Language Proficiency: Intermediate
Duration: 15 minutes
Objective(s): The focus is on recognizing the subject and predicate of sentences.
Activity Description: Have the students write a sentence on a piece of paper. If the sentences are creative the activity is more fun. Once they have written the sentence, they rip the paper in to two parts. One part will have the subject and the other will have the predicate. The students move around the room and swap either their subject or their predicate with other students in an attempt to get the silliest sentence. After the allotted time, students return to their seats. Students are then asked to share their new sentences. 
TESOL Interest Section: Adult Education, Elementary Education, English as a Foreign Language, English for Specific Purposes, Higher Education