The Question Game

A game to review question-making skills in English. Great for A1-B1 students.

Such a success that this game has been adapted in various versions.


Here is a game that is both creative and grammar-focused to get your students to practice their question-making skills with dozens of themes. This game is an ideal tool to practice forming questions without the use of boring fill-in-the-blank type activities. The tool guides your students through their practice. You just need to set it up and listen!

The game comes with a question word review sheet, 48 theme cards, and 6 constraints. Each theme card has 3 responses written on it. Students will ask questions within the theme that can be answered by theses 3 responses. It is an elegant and simple concept to understand that will get your students asking interesting, original, and complex questions in English. While the basic version is great for A1 students, the constraint cards give you the perfect activity for your A2 and B1 students.

Use this tool during a lesson on forming direct or indirect questions, question words, conditional structures, or as a quick review at the end or beginning of any lesson.


Target Language

  • open questions using every type of question word: who, what, when, where, whose, why, how, how much… etc.;
  • closed questions;
  • indirect questions using indirect phrases like “Can you tell me…” “I wonder…” “Do you know…” etc.;
  • conditional questions.




All the levels! There are challenge cards for every level.



  • A 13 page PDF with teacher instructions for each variant and all of the printable game material (48 themes, a review sheet, and 6 constraints);
  • a VIRTUAL VERSION folder which gives you JPG’s of all the game material. Use this version for your online lessons by screen-sharing or using an online whiteboard. Or, use them in the classroom on your computer or with the aid of a projector. An English questions activity for the classroom and online lessons all-in-one.


You can find the original Question game at Les Zexperts FLE in case you’re interested! There are plenty more card-based games on our website that work for both classrooms and online lessons. Check out the clock and calendar game while you’re at it.

2 reviews for The Question Game

  1. gratonclaire (verified owner)

    That’s exactly the resource I was looking for ! Really useful to review question-making. I’ve just tried it with one of my students, he loved it.

  2. m_flopina (verified owner)

    This is a very flexible and varied set of question-related games, suitable for all levels from A2 to B2. I’m sure my students will love it! Thank you!

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Ian Kime

Ian Kime

I have been teaching English abroad since receiving my CELTA certificate in Poland in 2018. I enjoy tracking my individual students’ development but love having lessons with big groups! Now that I teach online, I am accompanied by my sidekicks Olaf, Mała, Pirate and Bandit on a regular basis.

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