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Purpose: communicative and student-centered activity that involves a lot of talking
and moving around. It helps students get to know each other a little better, and it
gives them valuable practice forming questions.
Level: multilevel
Time: 20 min. approx.
Instructions:
1. Explain to students this is an activity to get to know a little bit about each
other.
2. The teacher may want to model forming some questions first and have
students practice before asking them to start the activity.
3. Give an activity handout to each student depending on the class language
level. Have students mingle around the room and ask yes/no questions from
the worksheet to different classmates.
4. If a student answers yes to the question, the other student writes the
classmates name on the worksheet.
5. Explain students cannot use the same person for more than one question!
6. First student who writes a name for all questions wins! (it is ok if students do
not have names for all questions)
7. Finally, students return to their seats. Teacher asks students some questions:
Example: T: Who likes cats? S: Carlos
T: Who speaks 3 languages ? S: Sam
8. Ideally, everyone in the class will hear a characteristic attributed to him/her
and hear his/her name at least once.

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Walk around the room and ask a classmate a question related to the environment. If the answer
is yes write down the classmates name on the line. Continue mingling and talking to
different students. Dont forget to ask more questions! First practice asking the questions with
the class. Finally, share something you learned about a classmate.
Name of Classmate
1. conserves water in some way. How? _________________

2. grows some of his/her own food. What kind?/ Why? _______________

3. recycles paper, cans and bottles. How? / Why? _______________

4. practices energy conservation in their home. How? ________________

5. works as a volunteer for a community group. Which one? ____________

6. has reused or recycled something recently. What? / Why? ____________

7. has walked in a rain forest? Where? _________________

8. eats and buys organically grown produce. Why? __________________

9. has planted a tree? Where? / Why? __________________

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Advanced Level
Walk around the room and ask a question to a classmate. If the answer is yes write down the
classmates name on the line. Continue meeting different students and asking about their
experiences. Dont forget to ask more questions! Practice the questions with your teacher
first.

Ask your classmates: Have you ever ? Name of Classmate

1. slept in a hammock? _________________


2. sold or bought anything online? _________________


3. rescued an animal? __________________


4. eaten octopus? __________________


5. had a hangover? __________________


6. .. milked a cow? ___________________
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Ask your classmates: Have you ever ? Name of Classmate

7 driven a tractor? ___________________


8 been to Las Vegas? ___________________


9...... flown for more than 7 hours? ___________________


10 gone ice skating? ___________________


Now tell the class (use complete sentences)

Who has slept in a hammock?
Who has sold or bought anything online?
Who has rescued an animal?
Who has eaten octopus?
Who has had a hangover?
Who has milked a cow?
Who has driven a tractor?
Who has been Las Vegas?
Who has flown for more than 8 hours?
Who has gone ice skating?
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Advanced Level
Walk around the room and ask a question to a classmate. If the answer is yes write down the
classmates name on the line. Continue meeting different students and asking about their
experiences. Dont forget to ask more questions! Practice the questions with your teacher first.

Ask your classmates: Have you ever ? Name of Classmate

1. ..been in a car accident? _________________


2. .. done yoga? _________________


3. ..eaten raw fish? ________________


4. ..been fired from a job? _________________


5. ..been fined? _________________


6. ..bought something at an auction? __________________

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Ask your classmates: Have you ever ? Name of Classmate

7 . had a yard or garage sale? ___________________


8 ..gone bowling? ___________________


9......seen a celebrity in person? ___________________


10..taught something? ___________________


Now tell the class (use complete sentences)

Whos been in a car accident?
Whos done yoga before?
Whos eaten raw fish?
Whos been fired from a job?
Whos been fined?
Whos bought something at an auction?
Whos had a yard or garage sale?
Whos gone bowling?
Whos seen a celebrity in person?
Whos taught something?
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Advanced Level
Walk around the room and ask a question to a classmate. If the answer is yes write down the
classmates name on the line. Continue meeting different students and asking about their
experiences. Dont forget to ask more questions! Practice the questions with your teacher first!

Ask your classmates: Have you ever ? Classmate Name

1. changed a flat tire? _________________



2. ridden a horse? _________________


3. slept in a tent? ________________



4. hitchhiked? _________________


5. been mugged? _________________


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Ask your classmates: Have you ever ? Classmate Name

6. eaten frog legs? ___________________


7. been to a country in South America? ___________________


8. dyed your hair? ___________________


9. seen a tornado? ___________________



10. donated something to charity? __________________



Now share something interesting you learned about one of your
classmates!





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Advanced ESL Level


Walk around the room and ask a yes/no question to different classmates. If the
answer is yes, write the persons name. Remember you can only write a persons
name once!. You may ask a follow-up question to learn more about your classmate.
Classmate Name
1. .enjoys the same music as you do ______________________
2. .has lived in at least two U.S states ______________________
3. .believes in ghosts _______________________
4. .prefers working indoors than outdoors ______________________
5. .belongs to a community group or club ______________________
6. .was born in October ______________________
7. .likes to take photographs ______________________
8. .is looking for a job ______________________
9 ..prefers riding a train more than flying ______________________
10.studied English in his/her native country _____________________
11.has lived in the US for more than 2 years ____________________
12.is a vegetarian _____________________