New LRC Game: Tell Tale

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Tell Tale is a flexible game that can be played in any language. The only thing required to play it is a deck of a cards that features pictures on both sides of it. The goal of the game is to come up with a story from the cards. You can either take turns and make a story with the group or everyone draws the same amount of cards and comes up with their story. You can with others as teams or not. As you can see from the pictures, they are simple scenes depicting a person, place or thing. This game is specifically helpful to language learners because one can practice forming sentences using familiar words such as the ones shown. “Flower”, “dog”, or “rain” are easily accessible to most beginner language learners.

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On the other hand, this game can also force one to go out of their comfort zone and think of new sentences as well as discover new words or phrases. For instance, I can say I know now the French word for fortune teller: <<diseur de bonne aventure>>

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¿cómo se dice “falling to your death”

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