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Michael Hughes
Malaysia



Now working as a senior lecturer at Sunway University, Malaysia teaching English for Specialist and Academic Purposes.

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Tutorial - How to reduce size of pictures using PAINT
This is uploaded in response to the numerous questions about How to reduce the size of illustrations. I show how to reduce a 9mb photograph to 16kb using Microsoft Paint. This method is not foollproof and there are other programs that can probably do it better, but everyone has Paint and so everyone can try it. Enjoy.
Level: elementary
Age: 3-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 559


 
Tutorial -Triggers in PowerPoint
This is a short introduction to quite a complicated facility available in PowerPoint. If you can master the basics of using triggers, then you can make your presentations much more interactive and interesting. PowerPoint is a powerful tool at the disposal of a growng number of teachers. The sad fact is that many teachers donīt know - or donīt wa...
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Type: Choose
Downloads: 179


 
Doctors and Patients - symptoms and diagnosis
This is a group roleplay which can be used with large or small classes. Instructions how to conduct the activity are given on the sheet. The activity is basically patients who share their symptoms with doctors. The symptoms are indications of particular ailments or conditions. These symptoms are generally reliable, but should not be taken as ab...
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Type: flash-card
Downloads: 152


 
signs
a worksheet with a selection of different signs and the situations in which they would be found. Also a matching exercise for road traffic signs.
Level: elementary
Age: 7-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 150


 
Holidays - Past Tense
This is a worksheet using Marshmallowīs holiday illustrations but adding text in the present tense with two exercises to convert the text to simple past. The first exercise is simply change the verb form, the second is to write the entire script. (I notice that on the preview the format seems to have changed with a text box across the pictures, s...
Level: intermediate
Age: 7-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 145


 
My daily journal
This is a 51 page document which is given in the form of a diary for 30 days. Each day has its own prompt, question and inspiring thought. There are also a large number of inspiring and thought provoking questions and quotations at the end that can be used at anytime. (I donīt know where I got this from, and if anyone claims ownership, I will ob...
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Type: others
Downloads: 134


 
road safety
a picture with lots and lots of road safety mishaps. The class needs to identify all the road safety problems and complete a gap filling exercise
Level: elementary
Age: 7-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 128


 
Idioms - the ultimate board game
This board game consists of the players making up their own similes and guessing the meaning of idioms. Full instructions how to play are contained on page 2. The meanings to all the idioms are also given. Due to size restraint, I have excluded many of the pictures that can be used to illustrate idioms and similes, but it is still worth playing....
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 113


 
Loch Ness Monster - Speaking activities
This worksheet is a result of Frenchfrogīs plea for integrated skills. It is an adaptation of a chapter from an old ESL book called īA Case for Englishī which is no longer in print. I have completely changed the role cards and number of participants. It is a complete scenario where the class have to act out and deal with the problem of a monster...
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 112


 
Canīt live without it
This worksheet should be given out in pairs and each pair has to decide what is expensive, important and useful. For modern kids/people this may be a life threatening issue!!! It raises some awareness about what they regard as important in their lives. Full instructions how to conduct the worksheet are given on page 3. (There is a twist to the ...
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 104

 


PowerPoint Jigsaw Template
This is a blank template of a jigsaw. Place a picture under the jigsaw and click on the pieces one at a time to reveal the picture. Pieces can be selected at random. Instructions how to put pictures behind the jigsaw are included as the handout notes in the presentation.

Level: Choose
Age: 6-17
Downloads: 381


Not another jeopardy game!!!
I know there are several Jeopardy games already uploaded on the site, so what is different about this one? It uses triggers and so enables the user to choose if they want the question or the answer to appear first. There are full instructions how to change the template to make your own questions ...

Level: elementary
Age: 3-17
Downloads: 337


Comparisons and Superlatives - Introduction
This is a simple introduction to comparisons, contrast and superlatives with both written and illustrated examples.

Level: elementary
Age: 7-17
Downloads: 254


custom animation in PowerPoint
This is an introduction and tutorial about the versatility of custom animation in PowerPoint. It demonstrates some of the colourful effects that anyone can add to their presentations. It also shows you how to arrange ītimingsī of your animations. Most of the effects cannot be seen in this preview...

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 174


Body Parts - Kimīs Game pictures
A Kimīs Game activity where pupils are presented with 20 pictures of different parts of the body. This is more challenging than the other presentation as there are no words, only pictures. Form the class into small groups and get them to remember as many as possible. Then move to the next slide w...

Level: elementary
Age: 7-14
Downloads: 132


Intelligence Test for students who think they are really clever!!!
Do not be deceived at the plain look of this presentation in the view window, you cannot see the content until you download it. This is a īlight heartedī set of questions that will have your class saying "duh!!! I knew that!!!!) Try it yourself before trying it on the kids. This uses triggers, so...

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 98


Body parts - Kimīs Game
A Kimīs Game activity where pupils are presented with 20 pictures and words of different parts of the body. Form the class into small groups and get them to remember as many as possible. Then move to the next slide where three of the items are missing. Click on the numbers to reveal the items. T...

Level: elementary
Age: 7-14
Downloads: 94


Adjectives - Kimīs Game
This is a Kimīs game where a number of adjectives are presented in both picture and word form. The class should be divided into small groups and told to remember as many as possible, then move on to the next slide where 3 are missing. Click on any of the numbers to reveal the missing words. Enjoy...

Level: elementary
Age: 7-14
Downloads: 88


Question game made as a jigsaw - template
This has been inspired by a contribution from Mulle in Norway who has a jigsaw type puzzle game. I wanted to make a template for it in Word, but found I could not get the words to print upside down (if anyone knows how, please let me know) With this template you print the slide and use it as a han...

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 82


Fruit - Kimīs game 2
This is the second of a īkimīs gameī activity where the pupils are presented, this time with 20 different pieces of fruit, then move down the slides and three of them are missing. They have to remember the fruit and say which is missing. This makes extensive use of PowerPoint triggers prepared in ...

Level: elementary
Age: 6-12
Downloads: 81

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