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FrauSue
Frau Sue
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Hello! I am an English native speaker teaching children, teenagers and adults in the South of France.

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"Let Toys be Toys": BBC News article about gendered toys
Something ´serious´ in the run-up to Christmas: Article about a girl who was angry to see signs promoting "boys´ toys" in her local supermarket. Vocabulary and comprehension exercises followed by discussion questions and role plays about gendered toys and toy advertising. Answer key provided.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100
Type: reading
Downloads: 47


 
"magic e" - a and a_e pronunciation - cards for games
Small cards to introduce the "magic e" rule (changing A to A_E sound). Ask pupils to pronounce each word, then try finding pairs of cards with the same sound, or building sentences using the words.
Level: elementary
Age: 3-12
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 10


 
"Making plans" conversation phrases
Phrase bank for making plans to meet up.
Level: elementary
Age: 8-14
Type: others
Downloads: 5


 
"Try Something New for 30 Days" - video, reading comprehension, discussion
TED video: 3 minute talk on "Try Something New for 30 Days". Link to video is in document. Discussion questions and comprehension questions. Can also be done as a reading comprehension (see transcript).
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: article
Downloads: 56


 
2 news articles and reading comprehension questions about animals: bullfrogs and democracy dogs
Two BBC articles (US bullfrog invasion and Hong Kong dogs at democracy protests) and questions to go with them. Exercise 1: choose which animal is being referred to (read for gist). Exercise 2: word manipulation (grammar). Exercise 3: correct the errors (read for detail). Exercise 4: vocabulary building. Answers are provided on p4.
Level: advanced
Age: 12-100
Type: reading
Downloads: 13


 
2 strange Victorian news stories: reading exercises
2 news stories from the BBC that retell strange Victorian deaths (a man killed by a hammer-wielding automaton in an accident in a clock tower, and two skeletons found behind a wall in a Spanish theatre). Exercises cover reading for gist, vocabulary, comprehension and language analysis. Answers provided. Suitable for advanced ESL or younger native s...
Level: advanced
Age: 14-100
Type: reading
Downloads: 58


 
4 short news stories from BBC Newsround + questions
4 short news stories. Task 1: match the headlines and pictures to the stories - this requires pupils to read quickly for key words only. Task 2: answer the "w" questions about each story (who/what/when etc.) - this requires pupils to summarise and to show they can read for gist. Task 3: answer the mixed questions (answers provided in key) - this...
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 61


 
All conditionals: overview exercises
A gap-fill exercise testing all four conditionals (0, 1st, 2nd, 3rd), followed by an extension exercise on logical connectors and sentence reformulation. Answers provided on p3.
Level: advanced
Age: 12-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 37


 
Beckhams donate 20 boxes of clothes to charity to aid typhoon victims
BBC news story about the Beckhams´ donations to a charity shop in order to raise money for victims of Typhoon Haiyan. Questions following the text cover key terms, basic comprehension, close comprehension and open-ended discussion questions.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 40


 
Card set to practise pronouncing "s" on plural forms and singular 3rd person verbs
A set of picture and word cards to be matched up. Helps pupils to identify singular and plural noun forms (regular) and practise their pronunciation of these. Also requires pupils to pronounce the "s" on the 3rd person singular form of the verb. I get pupils to match by reading first, then hand out the cards for pupils to read aloud and the holder ...
Level: elementary
Age: 4-10
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 7

 

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