English Materials by Torsten Schulz

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The teacher suggests some acronyms and asks the students to invent the meaning of them.
e.g.: PIN - personal idiot number (Personal Identification Number)

Afterwards or in between you can talk about the meaning of them.

Educational objective:

  • promote creativity
  • repeat vocabulary
  • practise vocabulary


  • two rounds to find out who got most of the acronyms right
  • two rounds to find out who got the most wonderful acronyms


  • frontal
  • pair
  • group