Games for Business English Lessons

Welcome to our collection of games and warmers for on-site Business English lessons. Most of these activities can also be used, or adapted, for General English lessons. Click on an activity to download a free PDF file with instructions, and worksheets as required. Enjoy!

  1. Who Am I?
    Level: Any / Timing: 10 – 30 mins / Resources: Whiteboard / Language: Question forms
  2. Yes / No / Laugh
    Level: Any / Timing: 15 mins / Resources: Whiteboard / Language: Question forms & short answers
  3. Truth or Lie?
    Level: Any / Timing: 3 mins per trainee (5 trainees = 15 minutes) / Resources: None / Language: Question forms
  4. Up the Ladder
    Level: Any / Timing: 10 mins / Resources: Whiteboard / Language: Lexical sets
  5. Seek & Destroy
    Level: Any / Timing: 20 – 30 mins / Resources: Whiteboard / Language: Lexical sets
  6. Vocab Clocks
    Level: Any / Timing: 5 – 20 mins / Resources: Whiteboard / Language: Time & general vocab
  7. Last Man Standing
    Level: Any (but more suitable for lower levels) / Timing: 10 – 30 mins / Resources: Whiteboard / Language: Famous phrases, slogans & names
  8. Hot Seat
    Level: Any / Timing: 10 – 30 mins / Resources: Whiteboard / Language: Anything
  9. Word Square
    Level: Any / Timing: 15 – 25 mins / Resources: Whiteboard / Language: Vocabulary
  10. Adjective Analysis
    Level: Any / Timing: 10 mins / Resources: Worksheet / Language: Adjectives