Trivia for Dummies is very similar to Trivial Pursuit, except it is much easier. This works for ESL students, who often have difficulty with more challenging questions that are based on North American cultural references. Trivia for Dummies is better because students can answer many of the questions.
This game is good for an ESL class because it helps students practice asking questions. The game is based on asking questions, so students have many chances to see properly formed questions in context.
For a variation, have students look at the answers and attempt to ask a question. This is similar in a way to Jeopardy This way, the students are able to form their own questions, making it more challenging linguistically.
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