This is a free printable board game to practise adjectives followed by prepositions and improve fluency under time pressure.


The objective of the game is to reach the end by moving across the board whilst asking and answering questions.


Printable ASK a Q board game, a die, one checker per player and a countdown timer.

How to play:

  1. Ask a Q is played by 2 to 4 players.
  2. Players take it in turns to throw the die and move the number thrown.
  3. When a player lands on a square they ask the student on their right the question from that square. The student has to speak for at least 45 seconds without excessive repetition, and must answer the question using the adjective and the preposition in bold. If the player repeats or pauses for too long, the timer is restarted and they must start their answer again. After completing the task, they then roll the die and ask the question to the student on their right.
  4. The winner is the first player to land on the last square.

Note: The adjectives and prepositions are in bold to encourage noticing.


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One thought on “Ask a Q board game

  1. Hi Karola,
    Really like your blog. I find your activities very helpful. I’ve already played one game with my brother and dad. It was very funny. Keep going. Good luck!

    Liked by 1 person

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