The past simple + irregular game Materials needed - Game board Yellow difficulty 1 cards Orange difficulty 2 cards Green difficulty 3 cards A pawn How many steps can I move forward? - Yellow cards: 1 step Orange cards: 2 steps Green cards: 3 steps Rules of the game 1. The youngest player begins and asks the person on the left which colour card he/she would like to try. Example: I would like to try a yellow card. 2. The youngest player draws a yellow card and reads the infinitive and the Dutch version. Example: to earn – verdienen. 3. The other student has to say the past simple version of the infinitive in a sentence to move forward. Example: I earned a lot of money. —> Correct: move forward one step (yellow card) Example: I earns a lot of money. —> Wrong: don’t move forward 4. Now the student who answered asks the person next to him/her which colour card he/she would like to try and the game continuous.