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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: 51


 
Phrasal verbs dominoes and a vocabulary review taboo for FCE
A fun way to liven up a review FCE class (originally meant to accompany Objective FCE coursebook but will be ok for any B2 course). Dominoes focus on phrasal verbs (half of them with cut), Taboo reviews nouns connected with car parts, jobs etc. There is nothing like team spirit gambling in class :-D
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: others
Downloads: 13


 
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: 167


 
Taboo game and prefix dominoes CAE
Here are exercises to review vocabulary (Taboo game) and prefixes (Dominoes) after unit 6 of Objective CAE - but it will suit any other advanced coursebook. Hopefully, it will bring a smile to your exam students. And you are getting two in one ;-)
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 30


 
Frasier matchmaking game
Originally designed for a CAE group to encourage them to write a plan for a letter of complaint. Apart from this you will also find an exciting word formation exercise and viewing for detail ;-) The link to youtube included and so is the key. Enjoy!
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 11


 
Tom Lehrer "Pollution" dvd
A totally hillarious song by Tom Lehrer that your students are bound to love. Suitable for exam classes and generally upper-levels, connected to the topic of environment in a humorous way :-)
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 9


 
The Hobbit "riddles in the dark"
Here is a worksheet for the "riddles in the dark" scene from The Hobbit movie, link to youtube included. You will be better off with a dvd with English subtitles, though, as Gollum lisps heavily, which may be a problem for elementary students. It includes an activity on riddles as a warm-up which should be fun in class and a key, just in case. Enjo...
Level: elementary
Age: 10-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 25


 
Mamma Mia movie handout
A fun movie with a fun worksheet ;-) Includes a multiple choice of the synopsis, quite sophisticated vocabulary work on describing landscape and a gap fill of the song. In the original handout (didnīt fit here) there was an exercise on describing feelings associated with particular lanscape - you need 2 contrasting pictures: a gloomy/gothic/cheerle...
Level: advanced
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 25


 
The Strpford Wives movie worksheet FCE
Youīre looking at a movie worksheet designed for FCE students, based on a 7 minute fragment of the Stepford Wives 2004. It includes some vocabulary describing rural/urban areas, and comprehension questions to the film. Enjoy :-)
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 17


 
Urban legends film worksheet
This is a worksheet exploring an urban legend about a "cooked bride" (as a result of tanning bed overuse). The 7 min. long film can be downloaded from youtube.com (link included), there are both questions stimulating discussion about urban legends and personal appearance (and how far would you go to improve it). Enjoy!
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 30

 


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: 32


The Oscars quiz
The Oscar night is over, so why donīt you discuss the awards with your students? Some facts plus a short trivia with a link to Coco - a cartoon which won the Oscar this year. Have fun!

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-15
Downloads: 39


To be going to and Present Continuous bomb game Part 1
Forever grateful to foreverjinxed for the template ;-) Yes, youīve encounteres these two in one of the cousebooks and are missing a fun exercise to practise? I give you plenty of examples for Present Continuous and to be going to, ideally to be played in teams with you keeping the score. To have ...

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100
Downloads: 40


To be going to and Present Continuous bomb game Part 2
Thatīs the follow up to P1 of the game with the same title. Enjoy:-)

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100
Downloads: 28


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: 51


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: 65


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


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: 42


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: 88


Countables and uncountables with much, many, some, any and lots game
Countables and uncountables again! After all the drills you did and the fill the blank worksheets and gazillions of exercises - the students are ready for something else to consolidate their knowledge of (how) much/many, some/any/a/lots of. Why not this one?

Level: elementary
Age: 9-100


Illnesses and injuries
Another way to review or recycle vocabulary tied with health and illnesses. To make guessing a bit easier there are funny pictures to help out ;-) Let the best man/woman win!

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100


"To be" in Present Simple
Here is another exercise to share: the verb "to be" in relatively easy sentences (affirmative, negative and questions) in the game context. Have fun, both of you - teachers and students ;-)

Level: elementary
Age: 9-100


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


-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


NAMES OF SHOPS
Another way to revise these places in town - this time shops. I deliberately didnīt include apostrophy - so you get "greengrocer" instead of "greengrocerīs" (so warn your students in advance) as they donīt get through in this game format. Have fun :-)

Level: elementary
Age: 7-12


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


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


COMPARATIVES AND SUPERLATIVES
Comparatives and superlatives in a fun way. Enjoy!

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100


Past tenses and Present Perfect advanced
Designed with a CAE/Cambridge Advanced class in mind (Complete Advanced coursebook), this game is supposed to help revise past tenses and Present Perfect in a fun way. Hope pictures draw the attention, too ;-) enjoy

Level: advanced
Age: 14-100