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New ELI Language Games

Liven-up lessons with four, fun, new games for language-learners!  

These versatile games can be played in groups, in pairs, at home, and in the classroom and are graded by language-difficulty, as suitable for beginners, near beginners and intermediate-level learners (CEFR A1-B1).

ELI Language Games
cover a wide range of linguistic and cultural topics and are ideal for revision and practice of language structures, vocabulary and grammar. The games include an instruction booklet which can also be downloaded for free in multiple languages.
Each game is available for students of:




Fairy Tales in Games
Jeu de fables     Das Märchenspiel     Fiabe in gioco     El juego de los cuentos

Fairy Tales in Games board game

Beginners level, CEFR A1-A2

Five traditional fairy tales help students learn basic grammar and vocabulary in the target language: Peter Pan, Alice in Wonderland, The Jungle Book, The Bremen Town Musicians and Hansel and Gretel.

The game includes 132 cards: 125 cards with questions and answers (25 cards for each fairy tale), 7 special cards, a playing board with 5 paths, counters, coins, a dice, and the text of the stories in the instruction booklet.

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Famous People
Francophone célèbres     Deutschsprachige Persönlichkeiten    
Personaggi italiani     Famosos que hablan español

Famous People card game

 Intermediate level, CEFR A2-B1

Learn about famous people, past and present, from the nations where the target language is spoken: actors, artists, inventors, musicians, political activists, sports personalities, writers and more! 

A highly adaptable card game based on matching famous faces with their corresponding descriptions and achievements.

The game includes 132 cards: 66 illustrated cards with pictures and 66 cards with brief identity information.

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The Story Maker
La boîte a histoires     Die Erzählwerkstatt     Il creastorie     El creahistorias

The Story Maker card game

 Intermediate level, CEFR A2-B1

Students must use their imagination as well as their language skills to form sentences and create stories using the illustrated cards.

Characters, animals, places, items and actions have been carefully selected to provide an array of possible combinations.

The game encourages students to expand their vocabulary and to practise a variety of language structures.

The game includes 132 cards divided into five different-coloured decks, each corresponding to a group of words. The game also includes 60 reward tokens, a dice indicating the narrative genre, and a dice indicating the verb tense.

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English     French     German     Italian     Spanish

Triboo board game

 Intermediate level, CEFR A2-B1

An exciting trivia game using keywords and clues in the language of study.

Challenge students' general knowledge on a variety of cultural and interdisciplinary topics as they put their communication skills to the test!

The six vocabulary and disciplinary categories are: Science, History, Geography, Sport, Entertainment, Art and Literature

The game includes 132 cards divided into six decks (one for each category), a playing board, a dice, and 15 counters.

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ELI Language Games Catalogue 2021

Discover the full range of ELI Games!

Download the catalogue for more information about the complete series of ELI Language Games.

Choose from over 25 titles available in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. There are also 5 games for learners of Chinese!

Fidn them here!

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