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SCHOOL vocabulary Taboo game
A variation of a well-known game of Taboo, this time for vocabulary practice of things related to school, school subjects, copybooks, pens etc.). You divide your students into teams asking one team member to take one of the cards from a pile and explain the first word without using the 3 ones below. Have a timing device ready and enjoy :-)
Level: elementary
Age: 9-100
Type: others
Downloads: 26


 
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


 
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: 21


 
TIME CLAUSES BOARDGAME
Hey, hey, CAE teachers! Here is a more fun way to practice time clauses with your students - either in small groups or in pairs or pairs. You just need this board, a coin and good mood :-)
Level: advanced
Age: 14-100
Type: others
Downloads: 25


 
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: 42


 
Pictionary - vocabulary regarding weather and change
This is an advanced vocabulary pictionary game (your students have to draw the things on the cards, without drawing numbers or letters, their team has to guess the word within a minute) concerning weather and words describing change. Fun and different way to revise vocab! Designed with CAE Objective students in mind, but will suit any advanced leve...
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: others
Downloads: 3


 
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


 
Skyfall film - chase scene
You need the first 10 minutes of the Skyfall movie (also available on youtube). The target is to watch for general understanding of a film among relatively elementary level students as well as practise forming questions (for the Cambridge KEY/KET exam). Enjoy :-)
Level: elementary
Age: 10-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 31


 
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


 
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

 


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: 38


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


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: 77


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: 40


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


IMPERATIVES
An exercise to practice imperatives both in positive and negative versions (e.g. Go and Donīt 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


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


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


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


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

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100


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


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


CONDITIONAL I AND II GAME
Conditional 1 and 2 review game! Fastest finger - let the best man/woman win the virtual bucks ;-) The game practises the aforementioned conditionals initially in affirmative sentences, then in questions. Always a part of the sentence with a verb is given to make it a bit easier.

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100


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


EXPRESSIONS OF THE FUTURE
Activate these future expressions with the advanced students! Give them your tired : bound to, on the point to, about to, due to, is to etc. Spice these up with some future tenses and voila... Use and enjoy!

Level: advanced
Age: 14-100