Functional language games/ worksheets

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Updated 16 November 2019

Teaching functional language articles

Articles on teaching functional language

Mixed/ general functional language worksheets

Functional language reviews page

Index pages for specific functions (in alphabetical order)

Active listening page

Advantages and disadvantages

Advice activities page

Apologising games/ worksheets page

Arrangements games/ worksheets page – See Making Arrangements below

Bad news – See Good and Bad News below

Brainstorming in groups phrases page

Business English functional and social language page

Beginning and ending conversations page

Clarifying/ checking worksheets page

Comparing and contrasting

Complaints games and worksheets page

Dealing with complaints – See Complaints above

Defining your terms page

Directions games/ worksheets – See Giving Directions below

Emailing functions page

Examples games/ worksheets – See Giving Examples below

Experiences games/ worksheets – See Sharing Personal Experiences below

Forgetting and remembering phrases page

Formal and informal language games/ worksheets

Generalising worksheets page

Giving directions page

Giving examples phrases page

Giving good and bad news – See Good and Bad News below

Good and bad news – NEW PAGE

Hedging games/ worksheets page – See Generalising above

Interrupting page

Invitations page

Likes and dislikes page

Looking at both sides games/ worksheets – See Advantages and disadvantages above

Making arrangements page

Making complaints games/ worksheets – See Complaints above

Meeting and greeting page

Meeting people games/ worksheets – See Meeting and Greeting above

Offers page

Offers and requests page

Opinions worksheets page

Personal experiences games/ worksheets – See Sharing Personal Experiences below

Preferences games/ worksheets – See Likes and Dislikes above

Purpose, cause and effect page

Recommendations games/ worksheets – See Advice above

Requests page

Restaurant language page

Sharing personal experiences page

Shopping language page

Small talk games/ worksheets

Social English page

Speculating page

Suggestions games/ worksheets – See Advice above

Supporting arguments

Supporting your opinions games/ worksheets – See Supporting Arguments above

Thanking phrases page

Turn taking page

Other photocopiable functional language classroom activities

Being sympathetic and unsympathetic

Prohibitions Guess the place

Prohibitions signs pictionary

Phrases for quotations game

Present Continuous and special occasions phrases

Pausing for thought game (IELTS speaking)

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