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Visibility of eTwinning Projects Group July 2014 Newsletter -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------‘Simon says’ game), can be shared in advance of the call. The game can be practised in both classrooms so that the children are familiar with the vocabulary. They can then get the full benefit of listening to the accurate pronunciation from the children in the other class. Playing this game during a video-call works very well, with both classes playing simultaneously, in an extended classroom. A successful way of getting the children to use their greetings and personal information language learning is to use a ‘Who am I?’ game. Pupils prepare in advance and exchange information (a spreadsheet works well) with their first name, town, number of pets, number of brothers and sisters, eye colour, hobby. For the call, the pupils can ask the various questions they have learned: where do you live, what colour are your eyes, do you have any pets, and so on. The class have to guess which child in the other school is speaking by looking at the spreadsheet and listening to the answers. A particularly successful idea is to describe a monster during the call. Exchange an agreed list of vocabulary in advance (for example, parts of the body, shapes and colours). The children then can take it in turn to describe a monster, one description at a time, using either language. All the children in both class \