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cunliffe

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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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How to describe a photo
A guide/exercise on describing a photo. Please note I have used this format with other pictures. Here, the picture and content are different.,
Level: intermediate
Age: 9-16
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 264


 
How Embarrassing - what happened next.
The students have to decide between past simple and past continuous. Hope this will be useful.
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-16
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 261


 
By the canal - present continuous tense.
Two pages, with key. Match up the sentences/gap fill/true or false/questions.Thanks to Ravensburger for permission to use the picture. I had to reduce its quality to upload. The link is too long to include,just put ´Ravensburger canal´ on google images and there it is.I hope you find this useful!
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 256


 
What are the people doing?
Two pages and two pictures. This first one, which I love, is by Laurie A. Conley. A variety of exercises for teaching the present continuous. Hope you will find it useful!
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-16
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 233


 
Who is who in the queue?
Match the descriptions to the people, then answer the questions. Finally, describe some poeple.
Level: intermediate
Age: 9-16
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 231


 
What are they doing?
This is a basic ws on the present continuous tense, based on the picture. I´m going to use this as a test for my beginners group.
Level: elementary
Age: 9-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 212


 
What are they doing?
A True or False exercise, then on the second sheet, put the verb stem into the present continuous tense and match the sentence to the person who says it.
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-16
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 212


 
Should mobile phones be allowed in the classroom?
It´s a topical debate at the moment! I give the students time to look at the sheet, then in pairs, one has to argue the case for and the other argues against.
Level: advanced
Age: 10-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 202


 
´True or false´ activities with two great pictures
Two great pictures (I have permission to use them and have used them before). You can play ´Splat!´ with them, or ask the students to describe what the people are doing, or what they did.
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-16
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 202


 
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: 199

 


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


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


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


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


Maxims and sayings
Each slide has quotes about a topic e.g. success/love. The ss discuss them in pairs - instructions on first slide. They can then write their own maxims and make posters.

Level: advanced
Age: 12-100
Downloads: 39


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


From potatoes to potato crisps
I did this as a project in a Business Studies/Product Design class. The students enjoyed learning all about crisps and designing their own packets. This ppt was previously reported for watermarked images - I have removed them.

Level: intermediate
Age: 9-17
Downloads: 32


The Ghost at the Crossroads
A series of activities with a short story. This story is not mine; it is an urban legend which I found on the internet.

Level: intermediate
Age: 9-15
Downloads: 27


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


Mr Bean goes swimming
The ppt is to go alongside the famous Mr Bean Goes Swimming (clip on Youtube). There are pictures of swimming things, which can be used for description/guessing games/picture splat. The cloze exercise can be used for practice of present simple or past simple. Can be printed off and used for sequenci...

Level: intermediate
Age: 9-17
Downloads: 24

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