Emoji Game


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How to Play

  1. The game is played with two or more people
    • (The images are always in a random order)
  2. One person holds the smartphone (or laptop)
  3. This person starts the Two-Minute Timer
    • The timer may open to full screen on a smartphone, so this person needs to pinch the timer video or tap the minimize button to return the video to this page (The timer should continue to run)
    • When using a laptop, the timer video will not open to full screen
  4. Without saying the name of the emoji (the word at the bottom of the card), and using only English, this person tries to help the others to guess the emoji on the card
  5. When the two-minute timer sounds, the game ends
  6. The group can tap the back arrow button to review the cards, to learn some new words perhaps, and to see how many cards were guessed correctly, etc
  7. Next, a different person takes a turn
  • To make the game more challenging, don’t use numbers or colors, and don’t say the emoji category: animals, nature, food, travel, etc

How to Play with Questions

  1. The game is played with two or more people
    • (The images are always in a random order)
  2. One person holds the smartphone (or laptop)
  3. This person starts the Two-Minute Timer
    • The timer may open to full screen on a smartphone, so this person needs to pinch the timer video or tap the minimize button to return the video to this page (The timer should continue to run)
    • When using a laptop, the timer video will not open to full screen
  4. The other people ask questions until they can guess the emoji:
    • Yes/No Questions & W- Questions
    • Using correct intonation for these questions
  5. When the two-minute timer sounds, the game ends
  6. The group can tap the back arrow button to review the cards, to learn some new words perhaps, and to see how many cards were guessed correctly, etc
  7. Next, a different person takes a turn