This study seeks to identify the importance of language games and their use in vocabulary education in language teaching in general, and in teaching Arabic to non Arabic speakers. This is especially in an attempt to learn the characte-ristics of the beneficial games, and the problems that learners encounter in vo-cabulary education, as well as teachers in the application of the game. When teaching vocabulary, teachers require a long period of time and more efforts, but by playing it can be taught in a shorter period of time. The aim here is to show the importance of language games in teaching Arabic to non-native spe-akers and it’s significant effect to enrich the learners’ vocabulary. The desc-riptive method was used to collect information about playing a game for teac-hing purposes and to show samples of games that help improve vocabulary among students.
Language game, Vocabulary, Language Skills, Arabic Language Students for Non-native Speakers.