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Gameplay – Who can play TOD?

Truth or Dare for English Language Learners is recommended for adult and teen learners, false beginner and above. A solid rapport is a prerequisite for effective gameplay as a willingness to “open up” and share personal experiences very much depends on group cohesion.

While many children may have limited experience of life to draw upon, a number of instructors have reported excellent results deploying Truth or Dare for English Language Learners with school-aged children. One suggested a creative approach drawing on the more active imaginations of children by tasking them to simply make up experiences where anecdote may be lacking.

Gamewise, there are many offerings for children on the market. From the standpoint of adult language learners there is almost nothing. Truth or Dare for English Language Learners remedies that situation.

Gameplay – How many can play TOD?

Truth or Dare for English Language Learners is rated for from 2 to 6 players. Four or five are ideal numbers. Groups of this size offer participants a good balance between being on the spot answering questions and the more comfortable role of participating from the sidelines.

Sideline play is still active as players are required to formulate questions and follow the topic at hand, adding comments while consolidating thinking. In groups larger than 6, reticent players will fall into the habit of passivity, spending more time observing, or day dreaming, than taking part.