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spinney
Dale
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I´m a Brit living in Spain teaching English because that´s all I could find over here. I like it though.

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Idioms Quiz: Part 1
Print, laminate and cut out the cards. Organise the class into two teams. Take one card at a time and read out the first question (or give to the students to read). Teams must choose A, B, or C, as the answer. One point is given for a correct answer. The origin of the idiom is then read out with an additional point given for a correct answer.
Level: advanced
Age: 16-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 153


 
Daily Routine
Get the students to fill in the gaps if they need to review the vocabulary or, if they don´t know the vocabulary, get them to guess the answers. This worksheet is also good for practising short form answers and asking questions with auxiliary verbs. Key included.
Level: elementary
Age: 6-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 143


 
Hotel Reservation Role Play
Cut out the cards and divide them into “hotel cards” and “guest cards.” On a board make a mind map of the kinds of questions guests and receptionists would ask each other. Give a guest card to one student and a hotel card to another. The student with the hotel card is the receptionist and must answer a ringing phone. The student with th...
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 139


 
Clothes Shopping Dice Game
Should go well with the clothes shopping role-play. Print out and laminate. Give to pairs of students with one person speaking the lines in the pink box and the other speaking the lines in the yellow. They throw a dice before starting to determine which line number to say in each section. Once they have finished, swap roles and start again.
Level: intermediate
Age: 16-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 138


 
Weather idioms exercise with key
A small cloze exercise for advanced students complete with key and fully editable. Something I did a few years ago and it has been sitting on my PC doing nothing ever since. Not sure if some of the expressions are different the other side of the pond or not. You might need to check.
Level: advanced
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 136


 
Telephone Connection Dice Game
Select two speakers, one blue and the other yellow. They throw a dice first and then speak the line that corresponds with the number. The speakers move through the list alphabetically. After they finish, another couple start. When everyone has finished, compare how different the conversation was in content but how similar in context. Different numb...
Level: intermediate
Age: 16-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 131


 
Danny Used to ...
Use this in class as an aide to the use of "Used to, still, not anymore." Students take it in turns to read out sentences one by one. Once all the sentences are read out, instruct them to ask questions such as; "Did Danny used to eat bacon?" followed by "does Danny still eat bacon?" etc.
Level: elementary
Age: 12-17
Type: reading
Downloads: 125


 
Exclusive Travel Agent Reading Exercise
A small worksheet on adjectives along with a reading/debate exercise. There are some adjectives that can be both positive and negative (proud, reticent), ask the students which ones they are.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 122


 
Recycling Article FCE Word transformation Practice and Debate
An article adapted from the Guardian with a standard word transformation practice exercise included. This is followed by a controlled debate. Answer key is included.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 120


 
Restaurant Booking Game and Role-Play
Pre-teach necessary vocabulary for reserving tables in restaurants and then divide your class into pairs and have them do the dice games together. Once they have practised the fixed expressions in the dice game 6 times they can then act out the role-plays.
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 117

 

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