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niacouto
Maria Natália Couto
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Hi, I came across this wonderful sharing place. We all have to gain by sharing, I think. I´ve been an EFL teacher for 28 years now. Thank u all;-)

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Genetic Engineering and Cloning - Key is included
This worksheet is about the ethics in genetic engineering particularly concerning medical procedures carried on humans. The text focuses on experiments by a geneticist who claims he has used the procedure in many people around the world. It has vocabulary in context, language focus, reading comprehension and essay writing. Hope you may find it usef...
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 244


 
Steve Jobs and Apple - Test - Key is included
Test for my 10th form students (6 years of English): Can´t help paying this tribute to the genius of Steve Jobs. The text is a biography of the inspired man who changed human communication forever. He helped me with my first steps with computers with the "Classic" (it was like "Computers for Dummies") back in 1991. Since then I´ve tried most Apple...
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 222


 
Cloning: Yes or No?
This is a worksheet prepared to help students understand the breakthroughs in genetics, but also to draw their attention to the most common arguments both in favour and against cloning. It is used as a support material not only to discuss the topic but also to prepare them to critically watch the movie "The Island". The support materials to watch t...
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: others
Downloads: 220


 
The Consumer Society
This worksheet is about consumerism in modern societies. I used it as a final exam for advanced students in the school year 2010/2011. It can also be used as a multi-activity worksheet on the topic. The worksheet comprises a personal question previous to the text; reading comprehension activities (vocabulary, questions, completing sentences); gramm...
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 217


 
Expressing desire, preferences or regret (wish/if only)
Grammar-guide on the usage and meaning of "wish" and "if only" to express desire, preferences and regret. Includes practice: A. Sentence Completion; B. Rephrasing + KEY to the exercises.
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: grammar-guide
Downloads: 158


 
Teens and Volunteering - Key is provided
This is a task-based worksheet about the benefits of volunteering for teens. The worksheet comprises 3 activities with vocabulary in context, using connectors, reading comprehension exercises and a writing (argumentative text). Activities A and B contribute for the accomplishment of activity C. As I used it as a test, the worksheet also contains sp...
Level: advanced
Age: 16-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 143


 
Test - A World of Many Languages
Complete test for 10th graders (contains specifications)
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 141


 
Environmental Issues - Key is included
This worksheet focuses on Environmental issues. I contains many different activities: Vocabulary in context; Language work; reading comprehension and essay writing. Hope it may be useful. :-)
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 120


 
Being a Teenager - KEY is provided
This is a task-based worksheet about what it is like to be an adolescent. The worksheet comprises 3 activities with vocabulary in context, using the gerund and the infinitive(s), reading comprehension exercises and a writing (argumentative text). Activities A and B contribute for the accomplishment of activity C. As I used it as a test, the worksh...
Level: advanced
Age: 15-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 116


 
The World of Work - test - 11th grade
Written test with pre-question; comprehension; grammar and composition
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 112

 


Modal Verbs: Explanation and Practice
This ppt presentation was used to briefly revise the modal verbs. At the end there are some exercises that can be used to make sure the students no longer have problems with modals (tricky as they are). I hope this resource can help you.

Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 454


Genetically Modified Food
I prepared this ppt presentation as a warm up activity for the topic of Genetic Engineering. It suggests a hot discussion on this controversial issue. At the end there is a suggested research and a writing homework assignment.

Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 135


Mass Media and Global Communication
This power point is used to introduce the topic Mass Media. It includes the identification of media. How the media evolved, the effect of media on young people and the advantages and disadvantages of Mass Media. Hope it may be useful :-)

Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 97


Discrimination
This power point includes the different types of discrimination that people have to face in our modern world. Hope it may be useful :-)

Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 89


Cloning
This ppt presentation comprises a description of the process of cloning; some example of experiments that have already been carried out that involve cloning. I´ve inserted an element of surprise by inserting photos of my students with a reference to their personality (everyone enjoyed it :-)). The s...

Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 50


Exchange Programmes for Students
I prepared this presentation to discuss the benefits of enrolling Exchange Programmes for students . This activity was prior to a reading about an Erasmus experience. It helped students enlarge their understanding of the usefulness of these opportunities. :-)

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 37


Relative Clauses for intermediate students
This ppt presentation was used with Portuguese 8th graders. Includes Relative Pronouns and Relative Adverbs + examples.

Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 35


Extensive Reading - Lamb to the Slaughter, Roald Dahl
I´ve prepared this ppt presentation to introduce my 10th form - level 6 students Extensive Reading as part of the syllabus to develop reading strategies. In the first part of this ppt students are invited to discuss their reading habits; then, they are given some information about what Extensive rea...

Level: advanced
Age: 16-100
Downloads: 30


A Multicultural World
This ppt is used to anticipate some of the issues dealt with in the movie "Crash" for the topic "A Multicultural World". It involves pair work and class discussion. At the end there is the cover of the version of the movie I use. With the last slide I start exploring the feelings conveyed by the cov...

Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 26


Young People in a Global Era
Now this is the right file. I usually use this ppt presentation to start the topic "Young People in a Global Era". By showing behaviours tend to be the same throughout ages, sts enjoy it a lot. They also like the band "Cold Play". Usually starts a nice discussion. (sorry to those 2 ppl who had alrea...

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 13

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