15+ Board Games for Teaching English as a Second Language

Hi, thanks for watching! I’ve left links to all of these games that I can find sources for, but just know that most of these games can be somewhat recreated using classroom supplies. It turns out this list has more than 15 items on it, but many, like the last four Basic games, all sort of serve the same purpose, so I counted them as one item on the list.


Candyland – https://amzn.to/3b2mWuP

Uno – https://amzn.to/2X1heB0

Farkle – https://amzn.to/2KTbwi4

Skip-Bo – https://amzn.to/3o9AcBu

The Game – https://amzn.to/388edVV

No Thanks – https://amzn.to/2LaFM82

High Beginner:

Spot it! – https://amzn.to/2X1CQxa

Scrabble – https://amzn.to/2JBV59g

Upwords – https://amzn.to/3n7VTR7

I Spy – https://amzn.to/2KUtkJO


Hedbanz – https://amzn.to/3odetsu

Guess Who? – https://amzn.to/2KVR9Rt

Taboo – https://amzn.to/3pMXWvp

Picture Flash Cards – https://amzn.to/388IPa0

High Intermediate:

Rory’s Story Cubes – https://amzn.to/3hAKpnS

(All three sets of Rory’s Story Cubes – https://amzn.to/2X69he0 )

Storyteller Cards – https://buttonshygames.com/collection…

Name 5 – https://amzn.to/2Lg3Shw

Scattegories – https://amzn.to/3pDtxj6

Life Stories – https://amzn.to/3rNO8Dl (as of this moment, it’s looking pretty expensive, so maybe keep an eye out on ebay or thrift stores)


Say Anything – https://amzn.to/2LjPNju

Codenames – https://amzn.to/389IhjO