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United Kingdom

Making worksheets is my hobby, so I hope they are useful. I love Anne Boleyn, cats, eslprintables, curry, Prosecco, travelling. Watch out for me, I might pop up in a place near you...

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What is happening in the Christmas pictures?
The students read the sentences and decide if they are describing picture A or picture B. The pictures popped up on pinterest and are from ebay... Couldn´t find any copyright.
Level: elementary
Age: 9-16
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 104

The Supporting Act
This is a short clip by the BBC, which they will play between programmes till Christmas, when they will add to it... It is 2:01 minutes long and quite touching. No dialogue, so great for teaching English. Good practice for both present tenses. I would give each student 3 or 4 questions to answer, or else, several viewings! Key included.
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 49

What is happening in the pictures?
Some basic practice for the present continuous tense and prepositions. I took the pictures from a blog, but they didn´t have copyright, which I couldn´t find.
Level: elementary
Age: 8-15
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 144

Five Witches for Halloween
Five pictures with a variety of exercises. Be careful! This is a re-worked version of a ws I uploaded previously, so you might already have it. I have deleted the previous one.
Level: elementary
Age: 8-14
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 88

Five good witches for Halloween
A short RC and match-up activity. Thanks to Elisabeth Alba for permission to use this lovely picture. Why ever these ´good´ witches are holding innocent toads over a boiling cauldron, I don´t know. I don´t think they mean any real harm;-)))
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-16
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 97

The Crazy Word Challenge!
These thirty crazy, bonkers, offbeat etc! words have disappeared from the English language. The challenge is to match them up with their meanings. Many of them have linguistic clues and it might be fun putting the students in groups and seeing how many they can get. Full key included, obviously, as you will need it!
Level: advanced
Age: 12-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 59

Animal names used as verbs
Here is a list of animal names used as verbs. The task is to use the clues to work them out, then put the verbs into the right gaps. Key included. Can lead on to discussion about animal characteristics.
Level: advanced
Age: 9-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 94

A scary Dream!
On page 1, a true or false. On page 2, a reading passage (present tense) with exercises. On page 3, a RC, in the past simple. This is a lot more advanced, but the questions are actually not too difficult. Key included.
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-12
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 78

Who are you going to vote for, girls?
Read the girls´ manifestos and on page 2, meet some of the voters. complete the exercises. Both pages fully editable, just remove the lilac border.
Level: intermediate
Age: 11-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 66

Jack and the Strange Horse
This is a joke which I have adapted and added questions. Also, they need to put the verbs into the past simple. (fyi past tense of stride is strode)
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-16
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 63


Language activities for science
70+ slides. I made this for science teachers, but a lot of these activities are for good for esl. Hope it will be useful for some of you. Friends, a lot of work went into this!

Level: intermediate
Age: 9-16
Downloads: 18

Fun language activities on the topic of animals
I prepared this as starter activities for science teachers, but I think a lot of the material is good for esl. I have sourced some of the material from the internet. Hope it will be useful for some of you.

Level: intermediate
Age: 9-16
Downloads: 22

Fun activities with words
A selection of lexical activities. These make great lesson starters.

Level: elementary
Age: 9-16
Downloads: 70

How did you do this year?
It´s the end of the academic year in some parts and a chance for the students to have a bit of self reflection time. The language used is the language of assessment and although I have prepared this for native speakers, I hope it might be useful for some of you.

Level: advanced
Age: 11-15
Downloads: 24

Brexit: the issues - should Brits vote to stay in the EU, or leave it?
12 slides on Brexit = British exit from the EU. A complex issue - here are some basic considerations with some match-up exercises and visuals to promote debate.

Level: intermediate
Age: 11-100
Downloads: 58

New Year´s Resolutions
Some slides on making resolutions. Personality adjectives and ´I´m going to/I´m going to be´. The ´blackboard´ slides are based on an idea by a member here, for classroom display.

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Downloads: 93

Christmas ´Guess who I am?´ or ´Guess what I am?´
The clues first, then the image flies in. This is not an original idea. Also, the last slide isn´t really about Christmas, but I couldn´t resist! ;-)

Level: elementary
Age: 7-15
Downloads: 43

Christmas Activities
There are some great cliparts on here! I have set the activities/questions to fly in. You might want to just show the images first and get the pupils to describe them. Or play ´Splat!´ Two pupils come to the board. Teacher describes an image. The pupil to touch it first is the winner.

Level: elementary
Age: 6-11
Downloads: 63

Animals Anagrams
20 slides each with an animal anagram. The template is from the tiny tefl teacher and I can thoroughly recommend her website. http://www.tinyteflteacher.co.uk/

Level: elementary
Age: 7-14
Downloads: 6

The ISIS attacks on Paris
Some slides to explain what happened, if not why. The exercises are to help the students understand and hopefully promote discussion. If there is anything inappropriate, please let me know.

Level: intermediate
Age: 9-14
Downloads: 46

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