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Jayho

Australia



Greetings. I work with students of all ages. I LOVE my job and I LOVE this site. And, in case you hadn´t noticed, I love cats, too.

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Conversation Cards
Use this set of 28 cards to discuss/revise important aspects of BOOK REPORTS. Use these cards in conjunction with my BOOK REPORT KIT. Enjoy.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 48


 
Vegemite
Introduce your students to a cultural icon of Australia: VEGEMITE! This is a speaking activity based on a reading comprehension and followed through with a ‘tasting’ of vegemite on fresh white bread – yum! Teaching notes on second page.
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: reading
Downloads: 44


 
Conversation Cards
Use this set of 18 cards to practise the language function of changing the subject. Encourage your students to use the set phrases provided in my instructions. Cards include 16 topics and 2 own choice. Use in conjunction with, or separate from, my other CC on Changing
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 44


 
Adverbs of Frequency
Watch your students have fun finding frequency adverbs in this spiral word search. There is also a matching worksheet.
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 40


 
Essay Burger
"I´ll have one essay burger please" - a useful guide for writing essays
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 133


 
Easter Word Search
Easter Word Search and free writing (what does Easter mean to you). Includes B&W version. Fully editable (just ungroup text boxes). Enjoy!
Level: elementary
Age: 8-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 40


 
Conversation Cards
Use this set of cards to practise conversational skills. Mixed topics. I call this mixed topic series "The Art of Conversation". This is Part 5. Enjoy! [n.b. I had to split this set into part 4 and 5 because Phillip Martins clipart is very heavy.]
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 59


 
Conversation Cards
*** Numbers Fun *** Enjoy watching your students revise various aspects of numeracy with these 14 fun discussion cards. I couldn´t find anything like this so I developed, tried and tested these with enormous success, thought and laughter on students´ part.
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 44


 
Present Perfect Continuous: I´ve been waiting for a girl like you (Foreigner)
Listed as number 80 on the list of Greatest Songs of all Times this fantastic love song by eighties band FOREIGNER also features in video games. Ideal for reinforcing theory and pronunciation of contracted forms of "have + been + present participle". Teacher Tips on second page including FUN ideas.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 43


 
Confusing words: If & When
Confusing words: If (unsure) and when (sure). Theory and exercises.
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 68

 


Alphabet Story Challenge
Challenge your students to write a story containing only 26 words in alphabetical order about a common theme - do it individually, in pairs or teams. Make a poster and illustrate it. Watch your students have heaps of fun and laughter using their English skills in a creative and imaginative way. E...

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 108


Valentine´s Day Alphabet Challenge
Challenge your students to find a word about Valentine´s Day for each letter of the alphabet. Do it individually, in pairs or teams. Make a poster and illustrate it. Enjoy!

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 120


Essay Writing: Important Points
Do you have visual learners who look at you blankly while you are explaining this concept? E-mail this brief yet concise (11 screen) PPT to them so that they can then revise the important points of essay writing using their own learning style. After this, follow through with my Gap Fill or Crosswo...

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100
Downloads: 147


Word Game: Sunflower
This fun and attractive word building activity challenges students to find 2,3,4&5 letter words within the word ´sunflower´. It includes trivia and concludes with a delightful poem. Enjoy!

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 27


Alphabet Snow Challenge
Challenge your students to find a word about Christmas for each letter of the alphabet. Do it individually, in pairs or teams. Make a poster and illustrate it. Enjoy!

Level: intermediate
Age: 8-17
Downloads: 22


Football / Soccer Alphabet Challenge
Challenge your students to find a word about football / soccer for each letter of the alphabet. Do it individually, in pairs or teams. Make a poster and illustrate it. Enjoy!

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 61


Understanding Newspaper Articles
PPT to facilitate understanding of newspapers/newspaper articles. Group discussion activities include: what is news; explore what-when-where-who-why-how for readers & publishers; what makes a newsworthy item; and, structure of a news article. See also matching wordsearch.

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100
Downloads: 156


Word Game: PENCIL
This fun and attractive word building activity challenges students to find words within words, words with the same beginning and words with the same ending. It finishes on a creative note by asking students to write a poem. [Uploaded 9/8/09]

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 61


Alphabet Fruit & Vegetable Challenge
Challenge your students to find a fruit or vegetable for each letter of the alphabet. Do it individually, in pairs or teams. Make a poster and illustrate it. Enjoy! [Uploaded 5/12/09]

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 54


History Essay Writing Tips for ESL/EFL students
Need help? Struggling to teach history essays to ESL/EFL students? Try this colourful 13 page ppt. It reinforces the basics of good essay writing through a history subject focus.

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 37


Articles (cloze & wordsearch)
For ADULTS. Students read a story about an international student and choose the correct article. Reading, grammar, vocabulary/word search.

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100


Australian Football: reading, questions, wordsearch
Introduce your students to Australian football. Students read the text, answer the questions and find the words in the wordsearch. Suitable for upper-intermediate and anyone who is a fan of ball sports.

Level: advanced
Age: 14-100


Vegemite: reading, questions, wordsearch
Introduce your students to a cultural icon of Australia: VEGEMITE! Students read the text, answer the questions and find the words in the wordsearch

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100


Dictionary Skills: Words containing ´car´
Every answer in this 13 question OE contains the word ´car´. It encourages students to identify visual patterns of words containing smaller words, a valuable spelling strategy. Can be done as a dictionary skills activity or as a short fun filler.

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100