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Making worksheets is my hobby, so I hope they are useful. I love researching Tudor England and I love Anne Boleyn.

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The Circulatory System
Differentiated sheet for helping pupils who are learning about circulation in science.
Level: intermediate
Age: 11-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 7

The mermaid with the orange tail.
Read the passage, (an unhappy mermaid falls in love with an unhappy boy;-)))then answer the T/F activity and the questions. They could then write up a paragraph about what happens next.
Level: advanced
Age: 10-16
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 71

Past simple tense practice
All the verbs used are in the blue column; some are used more than once. The focus is on the irregular forms.
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 198

Ben and Mark were best friends
Two boys are great friends until they like the same girl. What will the outcome be? An exercise to practise irregular past simple.
Level: intermediate
Age: 11-16
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 95

Miss Pipkin in France
Two sheets - Miss Pipkin´s worst lesson and her best one. The focus is past simple tense. It´s a true story!
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-16
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 64

Julie´s Horrible Day
A funny reading comprehension with exercises. This will suit good intermediate and advanced students.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 119

Simple sentence maker
I have some students who are just not getting the present continuous so I´ve made these grids to give them extra practice. I was inspired by papadeli´s post on the subject.
Level: elementary
Age: 8-16
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 21

Tale with a twist!
A passage in the past simple and past continuous, with true or false questions in the present tense. Your students may get a surprise on reading the last sentence! Just for your info - Lucy is the big, black and tan dog - a Rottweiler!
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-14
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 127

Such a perfect day
A RC based on the picture and more exercises on the past simple on page 2. I know who the artist of the picture is, and have made efforts to contact him, with no success.
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-16
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 114

Skating on the Village Pond
Two pages of exercises on this lovely picture by Melanie Hope Greenberg and thanks to her for permission to use it. The main focus on page 2 is past simple but it could easily be adapted to present continuous. Then, they can do what they really want - colour it in!
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-14
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 62


Punctuality for Business Studies students.
I noticed that some members teach Business Studies and I made this ppt a while ago for our Business Studies dept. Hope it will be useful.

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100
Downloads: 17

Tips on scaffolding and supporting EAL learners
I have uploaded two of these mats in word - here they are updated. There is also a sentence generator and a grid for learning new words. I have seen these two in other formats(I´m not claiming originality) but I hope my versions will be useful.

Level: intermediate
Age: 5-100
Downloads: 24

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: 41

Supporting EAL
This is a guide for teachers on supporting EAL students. There are activities, hints and activities for staff training. Please note I have included some mats that I´ve uploaded previously. Thanks to dear Lesley Misano for the slide on articles.

Level: intermediate
Age: 18-100
Downloads: 10

Picnic in the Park
Practice with the past simple tense. I start off with present continuous and Splat! Pupils come to the front and I say ´She is sitting beside the ball´ etc and the first to touch it wins....Then past simple. Well, I prepared this as a worksheet, but the picture (I have permission to use it) was too ...

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-15
Downloads: 89

Numeracy meets Literacy!
A series of activities which you can use as starters to bring numeracy activities into your language lessons. Also, a compilation of key maths words.

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-16
Downloads: 9

King Salvo and the Wise Witch
A 32 slide ppt with a short story and activities. The wise witch has put a spell on Salvo, but will it help him to be a better king? I have also uploaded a ws with the same name.

Level: intermediate
Age: 6-11
Downloads: 26

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

The UK general election May 2015
Some basic details about the main candidates and their parties. The info comes up, then the names, so that your students have a chance to see if they can name any. Some tasks are included, including a true or false activity.

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100
Downloads: 34

Titanic:past continuous tense
It´s the centenary of the sinking of Titanic, so I´ve done a project. I used this ppt to reinforce the past continuous. I include a few facts and have blanked out the connectives.

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 43

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