Checking/ clarifying games/ worksheets

Checking, clarifying and confirming PDFs and teaching tips. If you like anything here and want more, please support TEFLtastic.

Updated 22 July 2020

Teaching checking/ clarifying article

How to teach checking/ clarifying

Lists of checking/ clarifying phrases

222 checking/ clarifying phrases (A to Z, at the end of this article)

Photocopiable checking/ clarifying classroom materials

Checking/ Clarifying telephoning roleplays (in this e-book) – NEW

Dictating errors correcting each other practice (in this e-book) – NEW

Rephrasing and checking/ clarifying practice (in this e-book) – NEW

Use the checking/ clarifying questions dictating challenge (in this e-book) – NEW

Taking difficult messages roleplays (in this e-book) – NEW

Words and numbers to dictate, explain and rephrase (in this e-book) – NEW

Dictating longer and longer checking/ clarifying games (including small and large numbers)

Meeting people and indirect checking/ clarifying questions practice

Checking/ Clarifying error correction

Needs analysis and clarifying language (great for getting this vital classroom language in from the first lesson)

Telephoning dictating and checking/ clarifying (including useful phrases and checking/ clarifying roleplays on the last page)

Clarifying language and numbers review

Checking/ clarifying roleplays and card game

Brainstorming checking/ clarifying phrases by key word

Checking/ Clarifying politeness competition

Checking/ Clarifying and marketing vocabulary  (with marketing collocations and correction of typical checking understanding phrases)

Clarifying the meaning of questions (designed for IELTS but useful for many)

Checking your understanding and their understanding phrases games

Academic English clarifying phrases practice (with a huge list of phrases, useable for all kinds of classes if you skip or adapt the first page)

Classroom questions auxiliary verbs

Test each other on headlines vocabulary (practice of classroom questions)

Ranking current affairs topics pairwork (for clarifying phrases)

Technical and medical a and u pairwork (with phrases for correcting people)

Checking English, Australian and NZ names (ditto, plus some useful cultural knowledge)

Related pages

Telephoning page

Functional language main page

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