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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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´Put´ Idioms : Task Cards
Students match the Idiom and Example (long cards) with the Meaning (short cards). Teacher instructions on second page. See also MAKE idiom task cards.
Level: elementary
Age: 12-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 40


 
Newspapers
Newspaper vocabulary wordsearch/wordfind. You can use it with my PPT ´Understanding newspaper articles´. (n.b. background page colour does not print)
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 39


 
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


 
Conversation Cards
Use this set of 24 cards to discuss/revise important aspects of ORAL PRESENTATIONS. Also useful for any academic speaking including speeches and debates. Enjoy! ** see also DEBATE conversation cards **
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 251


 
´Make´ Idioms : Task Cards
Students match the Idiom and Example (long cards) with the Meaning (short cards). Teacher instructions on second page. See also PUT idiom task cards.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 32


 
Joining a library - Role Play
Role play: This fun activity prepares students for joining their own institution´s library or their public library. Students role play being a librarian at the local / college / university library and their partner rings to make enquires about joining. Includes instructions and extension activities.
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 30


 
Conversation Cards
Use this set of 18 cards to practise conversational skills. Mixed topics. I call this mixed topic series "The Art of Conversation". This is Part 2. Enjoy!
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 160


 
Conversation Cards
Use this set of 18 cards to practise conversational skills. Mixed topics. I call this mixed topic series "The Art of Conversation". This is Part 1. Enjoy!
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 131


 
Conversation Cards
Use this set of 22 cards to practise conversational skills related to job seeking - includes resume, cover letter, negotiation skills, communication skills, networking, meeting deadlines and more. Includes spare cards.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 114


 
Conversation Cards
Use this set of 18 cards to practise the language function of making suggestions. Encourage your students to solve these problems using set phrases provided in my instructions. Includes a combination of serious and funny problems e.g. I can´t find my pet snake anywhere, my dog ate my essay, I´ve lost my wallet, there´s a spaceship in my garden .....
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 234

 


Story Writing Practice
ESL story writing practice tips. If you are seeking a PPT on story writing then look no further. This attractive and colourful 18 page PPT outlines key requirements when writing a story and includes examples and topics. Use it with the class or let your students work through it individually on their...

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 246


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: 151


Word Game: Valentine
This fun and attractive word building activity challenges students to find 2,3,4&5 letter words within the word ´valentine´. The final slide asks for a 6 letter word of the name of a capital city often called the city of love. Enjoy!

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 35


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: 109


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


Our Spooky Halloween Night
Use this simple fun story to teach Halloween vocabulary to young students. Students must fill in missing words and guess what happens on next slide. Fun animated gifs. 14 slides. Use for group/individual work. Enjoy!

Level: elementary
Age: 3-17
Downloads: 184


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 Christmas 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: 87


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


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


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


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


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