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SPICE UP YOUR ENGLISH WITH SYNONYMS
This is a vocabulary list you should hand to your exam students (FCE, CAE, CPE, IELTS) so that they would no longer use bland vocabulary (think, good, bad, nice :-S ) or be able to skillfully use formal/informal varieties of English. Realizing that lifting vocabulary from the test material, using it inapproporiately, or applying vocabulary that is ...
Level: advanced
Age: 14-100
Type: others
Downloads: 198


 
Cambridge PET / Preliminary transformations ALL TYPES
Dear All preparing your students for PET, Iīm saving you LOADS of work ;-) Before you are ALL types of transformations found at PET with key (10 pages of it). If your students do the task successfully, they will definitely feel well prepared for the test. You may also assign it for homework and test later in class. Your pick :-)
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 161


 
True Confessions of a Shopaholic documentary
This is a handout accompaning the youtube downloadable documentary showing a shopaholic $ 280 k in debt for buying clothes. At the end you will find a collaborative speaking task (FCE/CAE students oriented) giving students further exam oriented practice. Enjoy!
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 90


 
CONDITIONALS 0, 1, 2 WITH STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS TRAILER
Here is another movie handout (link to trailer of the newest Star Wars saga included) that will help you practice these super exciting conditionals 0,1,2 to your students. Firs some really short reading and elliciting, then watching and speaking and finally the conditionals. Everything with a key - just in case if you arenīt exactly a Star Wars exp...
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 60


 
FLASHCARD GAMES IDEAS :-)
Finally, itīs here. Your lifesaver. 3 pages of various flashcard games ideas which you can play with your younger students. Some are the ideas of my colleagues, some mine. All tried and tested in the minefield, though honestly I rarely teach such young learners who enjoy TPR. So will you in your work :-D
Level: elementary
Age: 3-12
Type: others
Downloads: 57


 
FCE GRAMMAR AUCTION
Here is a more fun activity to review and practice FCE Use of English (it was created with the coursebook Ready for FCE in mind but can be used for any other). Distibute handouts with 20 questions and divide your class in pairs/small groups so that they feel safe and eventually, ask them to bid on sentences they think they can do. If they answer co...
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 56


 
Young Learnersī English STARTERS MOVERS FLYERS sample questions
Before you are sample questions for ALL LEVELS of the CAMBRIDGE YLE (Young Learnersī English) Speaking exam, from its last part providing more "free" practice. From my experience, this part and telling the story are the most challenging for the children. So here are 3 pages of questions for you to practice with your students. Not really decorative,...
Level: elementary
Age: 6-12
Type: others
Downloads: 49


 
The Hobbit
Hi, Here is a movie handout for more advanced - FCE level (B2) students devoted to The Hobbit, gerunds and infinitives (in the form of transformations) and vocabulary (describing personality). All this with some discussion questions. The worksheet was originally inteneded to accompany the new Complete First for Schools, but I guess it can be used w...
Level: advanced
Age: 14-100
Type: others
Downloads: 47


 
The unreal past game
Thatīs a fun way for all yours "if only, I wish, Iīd rather, itīs high time" practice. You need a coin to toss and students can only move when they produce a logical and grammatically correct sentence. Accept anything plausible in a described situation. If two students land on the same square, they should produce a different sentence. Have fun play...
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-100
Type: others
Downloads: 45


 
Scared Shrekless Halloween movie
Hey, If you still need something different for your students for Halloween - here is an idea to use - a spinoff from Shrek - Scared Shrekless movie which you can download from youtube (link included). What can follow is a storytelling activity too :-)
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 43

 


Past Simple Mystery Box
Team game to consolidate Past Simple. Divide the class into any number of groups you want. Students of a team answer one question. If the answer is correct, they get 20 points. Then they must decide whether to open the mystery box (then they are not getting the 20 points), stay with the points they ...

Level: elementary
Age: 12-16
Downloads: 78


PLURALS GAME
If you are - like me - teaching these plurals (and spelling rules) again to beginners, this presentation will help you out there in the practice stage. Rules to review at first, examples next. Hope you like it :-) Clicking the right clue will make the answer show up under the picture.

Level: elementary
Age: 5-12
Downloads: 74


THATīS ENTERTAINMENT! TV shows and films vocabulary :-)
The exercise contains pictures and puzzles to review vocabulary related to TV and movie industry. Double click on the right clue and the answer will appear under the picture. Best to everyone and special thanx to Latvija for the template :-)

Level: elementary
Age: 10-100
Downloads: 63


Too much or too many? Crossing chickens game
A different way to practice too much/too many for elementary+ learners. This is a variation of snakes and ladders game, but with a twist, you only have one pawn which has to be clicked in order for it to move. Unfortunately answers will not show up (they are in the notes for the presenter) so youīll...

Level: elementary
Age: 8-100
Downloads: 54


GERUNDS OR INFINITIVES BOMB GAME
Hi again! This time itīs gerunds and infinitives on the menu, I used it to practice with a CAE group. Itīs the Bomb game, so divide your group into teams, explain that theyīll have to put in gerunds or infinitives (sometimes bare) in the gaps and if they are successful something is going to pop up -...

Level: advanced
Age: 14-100
Downloads: 41


PAST TENSES and PRESENT PERFECT WHACK THE MOLE PART 1
After you have laboriously taught them narrative past tenses (Past Simple/Continuous, Past Perfect/Continuous plus Present Perfect/Continuous), itīs time for some fun practice! Animation and sound included, so are the answers if you click on the slide again. Instructions are provided in the first sl...

Level: intermediate
Age: 13-100
Downloads: 39


PAST TENSES and PRESENT PERFECT WHACK THE MOLE PART 2
Here is PART 2 of the game, you just have to download both and put the presentation back together. The game practices PAST TENSES and PRESENT PERFECT in a fun way, the aim is to clear a plot from a mole by inserting the correct verb form. Answers, instructions, animation and sound included. Too b...

Level: intermediate
Age: 13-100
Downloads: 31


Indefinite pronouns :-)
Here is my go at indefinite pronouns (some-/any-/every-/no- body, -thing, -where) coupled with a game of chance ;-) After you "throw the dice", your pawn will move and a sentence with 2 options will appear. Good for practice stage of any lesson on indefinite pronouns, made for teens but will suit mo...

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100


-ed and -ing adjectives practice
Hi again, Well, itīs this time of year again to practice -ing and -ed adjectives (interested/interesting). Hope you find it equally useful as I did when I created it ;-) The vocabulary and topics are generally suitable for teenagers or adults, overall intermediate level. Enjoy!

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100


PAST SIMPLE regular and irregular verb forms
Here is an activity to review and consolidate Past Simple that all of us have taught at some point. Hope you find it useful too ;-)

Level: elementary
Age: 10-14


Snakes and ladders regular verbs
My first online exercise, hopefully will work now after corrections. Something I have been looking for myself, as it is both practice of vocab/verbs and regular verbs in Past Simple for elementary students. Enjoy!

Level: elementary
Age: 8-100


MODALS and EXPRESSIONS OF POSSIBILITY and CERTAINTY
Dear tired teachers ;-) Something to help you review these modals/perfect modals and other expressions like bound to, (un)likely to, little likelihood etc. Definitely for advanced students - I had my CAE guys in mind. Hope you enjoy it and have fun!

Level: advanced
Age: 14-100


Advanced collocations game CAE level working version
This is a review game for collocations with nouns and adjectives. Definitely for advanced students, like the ones preparing for CAE / Cambridge Advanced. Actually, the game is supposed to complement unit 1 of Ready for CAE. This way you practice vocabulary like: major/daunting challenge, total/disma...

Level: advanced
Age: 14-100


TOO MUCH TOO MANY snakes and ladders
Dear Colleagues, here is an exercise to practise too much/too many with fairly easy vocabulary (A1/A2 level), designed with a Your Space 2 cousebook in mind, but can be used with anything else. Use and enjoy, sharing feels good :-)

Level: elementary
Age: 10-14


Clothes vocabulary hangman
Perhaps a warm-up for your class devoted to describing people or just a practice exercise for A1 students? Enjoy :-)

Level: elementary
Age: 6-100


Vocabulary of studentsī everyday activities
Here is a game to review vocabulary related to activities you do every day like: wash the dishes, get dressed, have lunch - for the full list look at the preview. Weīre using Your Space 2, but it will complement any elementary primary coursebook. Have fun !

Level: elementary
Age: 8-14


PAST SIMPLE OF "TO BE" GAME
Fun practice of the verb "to be" in Past Simple in all shapes and sizes (was, wasnīt, were, werenīt). For A1/A2 students, suitable rather for younger students (not adults). Have fun :-D

Level: elementary
Age: 9-100