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FrauSue
Frau Sue
France



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: 48


 
Reading comprehension: park ranger in the Grand Canyon National Park
Article from the Washington Post kids´ section about a park ranger in the Grand Canyon National Park. Exercises include: pre-reading discussion, reading for gist, vocabulary match, reading for detail, inference questions, creative writing tasks (extension).
Level: advanced
Age: 10-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 46


 
Valentine´s Day: SPEAKING ACTIVITY Role plays
A set of 6 pair work role plays which centre on the theme of negotiations around Valentine´s Day. I designed them for use with an adult class (it could be awkward with younger learners!) but they could be adapted for other groups.
Level: advanced
Age: 16-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 42


 
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


 
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: 39


 
Reading comprehension - 2 stories about NZ animals
2 articles from the BBC. One is about people replacing sheep at rodeos; the other is about the kokato, a bird in New Zealand thought to possibly be extinct. Exercises cover "wh" questions, vocabulary, gist reading, reformulation, and creative writing tasks.
Level: advanced
Age: 10-100
Type: reading
Downloads: 39


 
World´s oldest wing walker: article and questions
Article about the world´s oldest wing walker with comprehension questions and language analysis questions. Answers in red on p3.
Level: advanced
Age: 15-100
Type: article
Downloads: 37


 
Reading skills: eliciting the meaning of unknown words
Questions to accompany text about water and sanitation in Angola, Africa. The goal of the exercise is to build students´ confidence when faced with unknown or complicated words. The activities on the sheet guide pupils through a structured reading of the text and encourage them to consider the possible meanings of new words. They are then asked t...
Level: advanced
Age: 13-100
Type: reading
Downloads: 34


 
Staying with a host family (homestay) - interactions practice
Prompt questions for students to practise the kind of interactions they might have when staying with a host family in an English-speaking country. A great way to prepare your learners before an exchange or a summer course in an English-speaking country.
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 34


 
Tourists in Antarctica: article and vocabulary/grammar questions focusing on reading skills
Questions focus on using the context to elicit the meaning of unknown vocabulary, and using grammatical knowledge to reformulate sentences from the text. The article discusses the benefits and risks of Antarctic tourism.
Level: advanced
Age: 13-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 33

 

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