This article was originally published at It’s how you play the game! and is reprinted with permission, by McNeill Designs for Brighter Minds.
According to TESOL which provides the standard, international qualification for teaching English to speakers of other languages / teaching English as a foreign language, there are 10 advantages to using games in the classroom including:
1. Games provide a break from the normal class routine.
2. Games can be extremely motivating and challenging for students of all ages.
3. Games help students to make the effort of learning.
4. Games provide crucial practice in speaking, writing, listening …