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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: 19


 
Cheerleading - the most dangerous sport documentary
Puzzling documentary which suggests that cheerleading is the most dangerous sport for women. Complements any unit related to sports.
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 12


 
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: 187


 
Tour the USA with Irregular Verbs
Just an alternative to a boring irregular verbs review/study. Students move around the USA map and each time they have to provide one/two (your pick) remaining irregular verb forms based on the card they take (cards should be face down). All you need are counters or anything to act like that, coin and the printable. High spirits guaranteed :-) The...
Level: elementary
Age: 9-17
Type: others
Downloads: 5


 
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 making of AVATAR
This is a worksheet to accompany the youtube link about the characters in the Avatar movie, with a special focus on a female character, Neitiri. The documentary lasts about 3 minutes. Key included. Enjoy :-)
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 13


 
Word Formation and Taboo games for CAE
These are two games (matching pairs for word formation and taboo speaking game recycling vocabulary) that go with Ready for CAE coursebook review sessions unit 9 and 10. Best when played in pairs (first game as a race) or groups :-) More enjoyable review session guaranteed!
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: others
Downloads: 22


 
The Strpford Wives movie worksheet FCE
You´re 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


 
We´re the Millers film
That´s a worksheet to an extended 6 minute feature to a hilarious this year´s comedy about a fake family to smuggle a smidge of pot through the Mexican border. Fun to watch by a late teenage to more adult audience. INCLUDED: worksheet, key and youtube link to the film. Really fun stuff!
Level: intermediate
Age: 16-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 22


 
Riverdance film worksheet
Life can be described as being BEFORE and AFTER seeing Riverdance live. The objective CAE coursebook has an article on one of its original dancers Michael Flatley, thus the worksheet. It is based on a 4 minute long interview with 2 lead dancers, intertwined with fragments of the show. The worksheet starts with a word formation exercise (well, CAE i...
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 11

 


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: 30


GERUNDS OR INFINITIVES BOMB GAME
Hi again! This time it´s gerunds and infinitives on the menu, I used it to practice with a CAE group. It´s the Bomb game, so divide your group into teams, explain that they´ll 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: 38


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), it´s 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: 38


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: 75


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, it´s 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


Vocabulary of students´ 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. We´re using Your Space 2, but it will complement any elementary primary coursebook. Have fun !

Level: elementary
Age: 8-14


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


IMPERATIVES
An exercise to practice imperatives both in positive and negative versions (e.g. Go and Don´t go). At the same time it revises "do" and "make" in the medium level of difficulty questions. The game was originally designed to go with Your Space 1 book but will suit any elementary level course. Have ...

Level: elementary
Age: 10-100


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


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

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100


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


Advanced collocations game CAE level
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/dism...

Level: advanced
Age: 14-100