Back to school: Quizlet 1000 word challenge!

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I’m quite excited to be teaching English this again and I’m looking forward to seeing how my students react to the activities we’ll be doing.

We will start the year off with a 1000 word Quizlet challenge. I’ve been a Quizlet ambassador for many years now, having used the online platform in diverse scenarios and learning groups. Marta Szymczak, who teaches in Poland, posted this really great idea on Facebook on how she got her students to do this. She explains it here. Thanks for the inspiration Marta!

How will the challenge work?

I’ve created 10 lists, each with 100 vocabulary words that students should have learned in the past two years. The goal is for them to review these terms and practise memorising methods. Of course, my ultimate goal to for them to realise how much they already know. We will surely play Quizlet live as part of the revising process so they are motivated to learn.

All students will be given access to my class on Quizlet and be tasked to revise and learn all words in all sets. They will need to spend time at home This will surely take a few weeks. After their learning time, they will do a „test“ on them to earn a vocabulary badge!

Here are the links to the sets. They are free to be used/reused and adapted (CC0). 

Feedback welcome!











Follow me on twitter to see results and reactions of the students to this challenge. 


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