(This posting includes a handout which you are welcome to use with your students.)
You can see my video discussing Part 1 & Part 2 here: VIDEO Getting The Most Out of ESL Information-Gap Activities: Six Recommendations
I have found these information-gap chart pair-activities to be a great go-to interactive activity when I’d like to review and reinforce vocabulary words and conversation strategies. And best of all, they are quite easy to make and customize.
In my previous posting, PART 1, I shared a chart in which the categories were:
Relationship Personality Birth Year
I had made that one because I wanted to review vocabulary for relationships like cousin, nephew, niece, and aunt, and for personalities like serious, cool, and funny. Later in the course after students had developed more vocabulary, I revised the chart to so that they could review:
I’ve also made charts that included some of these categories:
Here are two sites that have been helpful for the vocabulary in these categories: