Salah satu cara untuk melatih kemampuan berbicara dalam bahasa Inggris adalah melalui permainan. Banyak sekali permainan yang dapat kita gunakan, seperti : games, puzzles, problem solving dsb. Berikut ini adalah sekumpulan materi "Problem solving" yang dapat digunakan untuk melatih kemampuan berbicara. Selamat berlatih!
1. CAN YOU HELP HIM?
A man stands on the bank of a river. He has some corn, a fox, and a goose with him. He wants to move all these to the opposite side of the river. But he only has a small boat which can hold only one of his possessions and the man himself at a time. He has a problem!
1. Can he take the corn first? Why?
2. Can he take the fox first? Why?
3. How can he get all the three possessions across the river safely?
2. CROSSING THE RIVER
Mr and Mrs John and their two sons want to cross a river in a small boat which can carry only 70 kilos. Mr and Mrs John each weighs 70 kilos and their sons weighs 35 kilos each. They also have their dog with them. How do they all get across without swimming?
3. CROSSING THE BRIDGE
John came to a bridge marked “Total weight 100 kilos”. John weighed 95 kilos, but he had three pineapples, each weighing 2 kilos. He couldn’t throw the pineapples across the river because the pineapples would be smashed to pieces. How did John cross the bridge with the pineapples?