Activities, Games, and Assessment Strategies for the World Language Classroom

2nd Edition

Amy Buttner Zimmer

Published December 12, 2014
Reference - 174 Pages
ISBN 9781138827295 - CAT# Y172923

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This bestselling book is filled with fun activities you can use to engage students in learning a world language. No matter what language and grade level you teach, you will love having a wide variety of tools at your disposal, from quick warm-up exercises to longer games and group activities.

Inside, you’ll find…

  • Essential teacher tools and student organizational tools
  • Strategies to promote and monitor class participation, including student self-assessments
  • Strategies to promote and assess oral proficiency, such as prompts, quick chats, and role plays
  • Warm-up activities and five-minute transitional activities
  • Individual, pair, and group practice activities, with modification suggestions
  • Games that make learning fun, with clear directions for how to do them
  • Great websites and other resources to check out for more ideas

The enhanced second edition features updated activities and technology suggestions throughout, as well as a tabbed design so it's easier to return to your favorite sections again and again.

Bonus: The book comes with more than 30 templates—charts, rubrics, and game boards that can be photocopied from the book or downloaded as eResources from the book product page at You can modify and print them for classroom use.


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