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jfaraujo

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I have been teaching English for quite some time and I want to learn more about this wonderful job.

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Global warming is hot stuff
This worksheet consists of three texts about global warming followed by three reading comprehension exercises. I used this a few years ago with my students and they quite liked it. I hope yours will like it too! The texts were taken from the book Be the Change by Porto Editora. Enjoy!
Level: elementary
Age: 11-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 63


 
Text Messaging Takes World by Storm
This worksheet focuses on text messaging and its importance in today´s world. It features a reading passage followed by some comprehension exercises. The last exercise is a writing one. Enjoy!
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 62


 
Neighbours, neighbours
I used this worksheet a few years ago. It features a text about a boy and his neighbours and two reading comprehension exercises: true/false and sentence completion. I also use this worksheet to introduce the past simple tense to my elementary students as the text is written in the past tense. Enjoy!
Level: elementary
Age: 10-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 62


 
Idioms - Similes
This worksheet focuses on similes used as idioms. The vocabulary must be pre taught so that the students can use the worksheet as practise. They have a series of four different exercises where they use similes as idioms. The last exercise is a free writing one. Enjoy!
Level: advanced
Age: 14-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 61


 
Guided writing: technology
The aim of this worksheet is to carefully guide students as they write a dialogue between two space travellers. Students are given a series of steps and suggestions which they have to follow but there is also room for creativity. Template by marta v. Enjoy!
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 56


 
Double Comparative
The students are supposed to do three different kinds of exercises about this grammatical structure. First, they have to decide on why we use the double comparative. Then, they have two different exercises in order to practise what they have learnt. Enjoy!
Level: advanced
Age: 16-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 49


 
Hanging out with my family!
Students have to read an email where a boy talks about his family and then do two reading comprehension exercises. As a final task they have to write back to the boy and tell him about their own families. Enjoy!
Level: elementary
Age: 10-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 48


 
Boxing Day
This worksheet features a text about Boxing Day, which is followed by three different exercises. There is a vocabulary exercise, a table completion one and a writing exercise. Key is included. I adapted a template by PhilipR in order to do this worksheet. Enjoy!
Level: elementary
Age: 10-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 45


 
Past simple and present perfect
This worksheet features a grammar guide on the use and form both of the past simple and the present perfect. This guide is followed by a series of sentences which sentences have to complete by filling in blanks. Fully editable, so you can change it to suit your needs! Enjoy!
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 43


 
Present Perfect
This worksheet shows students the way we use and form the present perfect in a short grammar-guide. Three practice exercises follow, so that students can work on the present perfect in different situations. I have to thank evelinamaria, who kindly allowed me to use one of her layouts in order for me to do this worksheet and who helped me make the...
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 42

 


Whack the Mole - Past Simple
This powerpoint can be used alone or as a follow up to my worksheet "Neighbours, neighbours", where the past simple tense is introduced. Here the students have to say the past simple of different verbs, regular and irregular, affirmative, negative or interrogative. Template by Josh Friesen. Enjoy...

Level: elementary
Age: 10-100
Downloads: 33


Confusing words
This is a simple and effective way to make students understand the difference between some easily confused words. Enjoy!

Level: intermediate
Age: 13-100
Downloads: 30


Welcome Back to School!
franknbea´s fantastic post about the beginning of the school year inspired me to make this powerpoint. I used some of his ideas and wrote them in my own words, using pictures to help motivate students for the school year that is about to begin. Fully editable! Enjoy!

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100
Downloads: 29


Reported Speech - Statements and commands
This powerpoint has a grammar guide on the most important changes that occur when we turn direct speech into reported speech. The grammar guide is followed by three slides with exercises so that students can practise what they have learnt. Enjoy!

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100
Downloads: 28


Acronyms
Quite a long time ago I did a worksheet on acronyms to work with my adult students and they really liked it. So, I decided to turn that worksheet into a decent powerpoint (source: www.template.net) and make it a game. I suggest that teachers ask students to invent their own crazy definitions for s...

Level: advanced
Age: 16-100
Downloads: 24


Phrasal Verb Bring
This powerpoint is a great way to review some of the uses of phrasal verb "bring". Enjoy!

Level: intermediate
Age: 13-100
Downloads: 24


Exams, Exams
This year some of my students are going to have exams. So, using some of my experience and some of Maissa´s ideas on her excellent worksheet "Coping with exams" I decided to prepare this powerpoint for the students. Credit is given to the template maker on the last slide of the powerpoint. I hope...

Level: advanced
Age: 15-100
Downloads: 22


Literary Elements
This powerpoint is an introduction to literature and literary terms for intermediate students. It is very simple and its purpose is to make students become interested in literature and its study. I used a template by Philip Martin to do this powerpoint. Enjoy!

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100
Downloads: 21


Quantifiers
This powerpoint consists of a grammar guide and some exercises on quantifiers. I adapted it from the book Move On7, which I am currently using with my students. Enjoy!

Level: elementary
Age: 10-100
Downloads: 20


Hobbies
This is a simple game where students are given a sentence which they have to finish by choosing the correct option of three possible ones. Each slide also has a picture which hints at the correct answer. This is my first try at creating this kind of game, so it is very basic but I hope it can be o...

Level: elementary
Age: 12-100
Downloads: 18