6 Great Board Games to Use for ESL Classes


Spending yesterday at a local gaming event got me thinking about board games.

I’ve had a bit of a board game obsession over the last few years, largely thanks to watching Tabletop on Geek&Sundry. Mostly for fun, to play with friends and have some gaming in my life when D&D wasn’t possible. But when I was teaching in Japan, I also did my best to work board games into my classes whenever possible.

Since a few people have asked me about the games I used, I’m putting the list here for future reference. I mostly taught junior high, but most of them would work for any age group with minimal tweaking.

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