Requests games, worksheets, stories and songs

Updated 22 January 2018

Related pages

Requests and offers games/ worksheets page (combining the two topics)

Dealing with enquiries page (including lots of stuff relevant to requests like very useful saying no phrases)

Articles on teaching requests

How to teach requesting

Classroom activities for the language of requests

The two blocks games in the last section of this article:

https://www.usingenglish.com/articles/blocks-games-for-different-language-points.html

Lists of useful language for making requests

Useful language for making requests by level

Photocopiable requests classroom activities

If You Ask Nicely, a story teaching polite requests – NEW

Dealing with requests and enquiries responses card games

Do you have and May I have games (including practice of names of places and basic numbers)

Requests and comparative adjectives speaking and presentation

Longer request phrases card game– LINK FIXED

Responding to requests politeness competition game

Requests in the classroom game (for adults or young learners, with practice of lots of lovely verbs)

Sentence construction requests game (for Everybody Up 4 but easily adaptable for other young learner or adult classes)

Asking for letters spelling requests game (for young learners, teens or low level adults who also need help with basic spelling)

Polite and formal requests

Responding to requests games

Requests guessing games

Requests and indirect language politeness competition game

Dealing with requests and enquiries line by line brainstorming (including telephoning language and roleplays)

Dealing with requests and enquiries politeness competition board game

Please + imperative for offers and commands in presentations (especially useful to stop student using imperative for requests)

Please + imperative for offers and commands in emails (ditto)

Requests stories

If You Ask Nicely, a story teaching polite requests – NEW

My Gumpy’s Outing (link is reading of book on YouTube)

Don’t let the pigeon drive the bus (link is animated version on YouTube)

Requests and offers songs

Quiet please (Can I have a pencil, please? etc)

 

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