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Taboo Word Describing Game

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The classic word describing and guessing activity

Taboo Rules and Tips

Read how to practice speaking with the Taboo activity. Try different variants for speaking practice or question asking practice etc.,
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How to play.

One player describes a word they are given. The others try to guess it. Sometimes the guessers ask questions and sometimes the describer speaks about the words they have been given. But don't say any of the words that you are describing. The guessers must guess them. Don't say the word. Eg the phrase to describe is "CAT BASKET ". Don't say - "This is something used by a cat to sit in."
But say - "This is something that a pet can sit in" ..." Not a dog but a ....."

Find the mistakes in these word descriptions:

  1. This is an object what we .....
  2. This is a people who ....
  3. These are a thing that ...

use good grammar

  1. This is a person who ......
  2. This is a thing that ....
  3. We use this thing to ....
  4. This is the opposite of ...
  5. We do this when we ....
  6. We do this if .....

Watch Others Play

Live games of Taboo on YouTube. Watch and learn how to play.




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