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New Ways in T​eaching With ​Games

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Part I. Traditional Pencil and Paper Games

Pick the Lie! Paul McAleese
Picking Teams: A Communicative Decision-Making Game, John Kotnarowski and Cassandra Rosado
Two Halves Make a Whole, Jesse Conway
Conversation Killers: Identifying Behaviors That Help or Harm Discussion, Christopher Stillwell
Outdoor Boggle, Laura Buechel
Find/Make Meanings: Terror Bull Games’ Satirical Print-and-Play Games, Jonathan deHaan
List Game, Sara Peterson and Aaron Shayne
Words in a Word, Sevara Ziyautdinkhodjaeva
The Mummy: Reinforcing Positive Descriptions, Eric Gómez Burgos
Carousel Spelling, Emily Bryson
Transition Words and Purpose Clauses: Making Origami! Michelle Niu
Slam Dunk Sentences: Reviewing Vocabulary in Context, Bethany Regner
Majority Rules, Sara Peterson and Aaron Shayne
Routine Questioning, Paul A. Lyddon
Lost on a Deserted Island, Margherita Berti
Chain Story Game, Kristin Homuth
Vocabulary Learning and Finding Out Who I Am, Margaret V. Layton
What's Yours Like?  Sara Peterson and Aaron Shayne
Why, Thank You! Laura Buechel
Outburst! Deanna Berget
The Perfect Fortune Teller, Alex Blumenstock and Cameron Hill

Part II. Dice Games

Storytelling, Coherence, and Transition Devices, Randall Sadler and Ulugbek Nurmukhamedov
Let’s Read, Do, and Go Game, Christine Haverington
Dicing Lightning, Evrim Dervis
The Irregular Past Participle Roll, Jacqueline Foster
Honest Opinions? Paul A. Lyddon
Die, Sentence, Die, Christina E. A. Abella
Story Cube Corner, Jessica Piggot and Clarissa Codrington

Part IV. Card Games

Buy Our Snake Oil to Enhance Listening and Speaking Fluency, Josiah Murphy and Matthew Wong
Something in Common, Robb McCollum
Draw, Mime, or Define, Julia Atcheson
Guess What Comes Next, Fumie Togano
Kings Cup, Deanna Berget
Quiddler: A Fun, Easy Word Game for All Levels, Rick Partin
Headbanz, Abdulsamad Humaidan and Sarah Chang
Creative Narration With Once Upon a Time, Xinyue Lu
Twenty-Four Points for Math Fun, Xiaofei Rao
Comparative Concentration, Elsa Richter
Vocabulary, Say It, Amy Metcalf
Bring Home the Beaver: Hilarious Warm-ups With Rolf, Rebecca Shaw Sullivan
Newspaper Titles With Phrasal Verbs Card Game, Lisa Leopold
Catchphrase for ESL, Kelsey Kiser
Pandamonia! Clarissa Codrington and Jessica Piggot
High Card Draw, Kendra Wray
Crazy Conjunction Combinations, Christina E. A. Abella
Super Challenging Vocabulary Bingo, Takako Smith
Mafia: A Role-Playing Game Promoting Peer Interaction, Dmitrii Pastushenkov and Olesia Pavlenko
Using Blindfolds to Increase Learner Negotiation in Speaking, Christopher Garth
Memory, Shauntelle Broeckert
Word Chunks, Ashlea Betzen

Part V. Technology-Mediated Games: Online, Apps, and More

Enhancing Reading With Minecraft, Carol Rainbow
Quizlet Charades, Lisa Craven and Dale Craven
MElang-E: Multilingual Exploration of Languages in Europe, Judith Buendgens-Kosten
Vocabulary Jeopardy: Multiple Facets of Words, Catherine E. Showalter
Vocabulary Photo Scavenger Hunt, Trisha Dowling
Topical Crossword Puzzle, Ildiko Porter-Szucs
Building a Theme Park in Minecraft, Carol Rainbow
Develop a Concept Map and a Negotiation Wordbank With Diplomacy, Jonathan deHaan
Werewords, Betheny Stahler and Larry Nehring
Interactive Fiction Writing, Crystal Bonano
Dubious Definitions, Nicholas Santavicca
Risky World: Knowledge Is Power, Arthur Wendorf and Jeffrey Maloney
Guess Who?: Movie Characters, Arthur Wendorf and Jeffrey Maloney
Where Is It? Arthur Wendorf and Jeffrey Maloney
Instawords: A Vocabulary Social Media Competition, Trisha Dowling
Practicing Fluency With Spaceteam ESL, Walcir Cardoso, David Waddington, and Anne-Marie Sénécal
The Detective Story: Solving the Murder, Yiting Han
Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes, Stefan DuBois

Part VI. Miscellaneous Games

Fly Swatter Game, Kristin Homuth
Blindfolded Reality, Elif Atali
Hot Potato, Gabriela dos Santos Garcia
Hot Seat Jenga, Crystal Bonano
Hot Seat With Cash! Shauntelle Broeckert
Under Pressure: Active Listening and Response, Jerry Turner
Saving Lives Using Commands and Transition Devices, Adriana D’Adamo Gullién
Word Wall Match, Shauntelle Broeckert
Geutmaliky: A Competitive Vocabulary Game, Gregory Thompson
Phrasal Verb Dominoes, Albert Shaheen
Let’s Go Shopping, Jeanette Hoskins
Beach Ball Spelling Bee, Ilka Kostka
Draw Something in Class, Amber Dunse
Vocabulary Review With Music and Physicality, Mary Chang
Verb Review Hopscotch, Zuzana Tomaš and Margita Vojtkulakova
Words By Theme, Mandana Arfa-Kaboodvand
Salad Bowl Game, Sara Peterson and Aaron