Would you rather…?

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Teaching English to preteens/teenagers can be hard.  I focus my lessons on speaking and listening.  This requires the enthusiastic participation of  my students. I’m fighting an uphill battle against exhaustion, boredom, and malaise.  I am willing to talk about anything if it keeps my student engaged and we are talking in English.

I love the game Would you rather…?

This is a talking game where you ask a question Would you rather…? with two options. These two options are equal but different.  Then the player picks and discusses why.

Would you rather…?

…be able to fly OR …be super strong?
…be rich OR …be famous?
…be famous OR …be the best friends with someone famous?
…be a pirate OR …be a ninja?
…be really tall OR …be really short?
…be deaf OR …be blind?
…be inside with no internet OR …be outside in the rain?
…be 5 years old OR …be 35 years old?
…be a muggle OR …live in a world without magic?
…have a pet penguin OR …a pet monkey?
…always always tell the truth OR …always always lie?
…be sad and smart OR … happy and dumb?
…go on vacation in the winter to the sea OR …in the summer to the mountains?
…live in reality OR …live in Minecraft?
…be a master painter OR a master musician?
…never have to sleep and live without dreams OR …have to sleep 12 hours a day and always dream?

Some rather entertaining questions:

…eat a stick of butter OR a spoon of salt?
…be ugly and marry someone beautiful OR …be beautiful and marry someone ugly?
…drink rotten milk OR …eat rotten cheese?
…take a bite of an apple and accidentally eat a worm OR …eat half a worm?
…die by fire OR …die by drowning?
…your breath always smell like onions OR …your feet always smell like dead fish?
…be stuck in an elevator with 2 wet dirty dogs OR …two fat smelly men?
…be attacked by 2 big tigers OR …70 house cats?
…lose your arms OR …your legs?

This list will continue to grow.  Feel free to leave your own favorites.

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About ltpickens

Private English tutor for children and adults in Krasnodar, Russia.

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