I have tried it with different ages and levels and it has proved to be a fun and challenging way of doing revision.
Prepare a set of questions on vocabulary areas, grammar points, verb patterns, etc. from recent lessons. The questions could go along the lines of:
- How do you spell drought?
- Does assault mean the same as rob?
- What do you call the person who takes a plane by force?
- Is this sentence correct? I have a friend who he lives in L.A.
- Is famine something good?
The teacher plays the role of the quiz show host and the students sit in a semi-circle and answer one after the other as fast as possible. As the students answer, you say correct or incorrect accordingly. The winner is the student with the highest number of correct answers. As a follow up, you can work on the questions which caused difficulty.
This activity allows for all sorts of variations as regards theme, scoring, timing, frequency and items to be evaluated. You can either hold just one quiz session or have a weekly quiz session over a couple of months.