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spinney
Dale
United Kingdom



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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Personality Traits - Departmental Reorganisation
Similar to my other worksheets but with this one the objective is to put each person into a team that is best suited to their skills. You can get them to debate who goes where once they have done all the vocabulary and read the boxes out loud.
Level: advanced
Age: 16-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 84


 
Phrasal Verbs with Away
A set of phrasal verb worksheets on the subject of phrasal verbs with away. There is a mix-and-match, a cloze exercise, invent your own phrasal verbs exercise, a story with gap-fill, bingo and a final debate. Answer key included. I uploaded this last week and then realised there was a glaring mistake and deleted. So if you´re feeling a touch of dej...
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 41


 
Idioms about Nature
A small worksheet on Idioms about nature. There is also a quiz section on the origins of the expressions which can be used as a team quiz activity. Answers are provided. If you spot any mistakes, please let me know.
Level: advanced
Age: 12-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 70


 
Idioms for Agreeing and Disagreeing
A small worksheet that focuses on the use of idioms of agreement and disagreement. There is also a section on the origins of the expressions. An answer sheet has been provided.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 76


 
Team Recruiting Adjectives Exercise
A small exercise based on personality adjectives and placed in the context of a human resources department in marketing company. It can be used as a reading aloud exercise and you can also use it to get them to practise examples of the adjectives by saying then kinds of projects that would be right or not, for those kinds of traits.
Level: advanced
Age: 16-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 83


 
Grammar Vigilante - FCE part 1 story, debate and corrections exercise
This story has been adpated from the internet in the style of the FCE Reading and Use of English section of the FCE exam, part 1. Answers are provided along with a letter that has to have the grammar and spelling corrected. There is then a fun debate about the Grammar Vigilante. This man really does exist, by the way.
Level: advanced
Age: 16-100
Type: reading
Downloads: 40


 
Confusing Telephone Messages
Pre-teach linking, elision and perhaps a session on homophones and oronyms before the activity. Print out the cards, laminate and cut out. First, give them the blue dialogue cards and ask for a volunteer. Tell the volunteer to read only the dialogues for speaker number 1. You then read out speaker number 2 and select one of the message cards. ...
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 22


 
Phrasal Verbs with Look - worksheet, reading, game etc.
A very complete phrasal verb exercise with bingo, a role-play, a story, answer key and a partridge in a pair tree. This one has been used many times is 100 guarenteed to work. The whole thing can take up to 4 hours, depending on the class size.
Level: advanced
Age: 16-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 54


 
As ...Comparative ... As - worksheet and cards
A short worksheet to get them using the structure with a gap-fill exercise. There are some cards that can be printed out and used for further speaking or question practice. Instructions and answers are included.
Level: intermediate
Age: 9-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 43


 
Evolution by Fire - Reading and Use of English part 2 and Debate
This is a small reading done in the style of the FCE/CAE reading and use of English part 2 part of the exam. It is then followed by a small, fun role-play. Answers are provided. If anybody is interested, I also have a documentary (BBC - Horizon) that deals with the subject and a worksheet that I knocked up to use with it. PM me if you would like to...
Level: intermediate
Age: 11-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 42

 

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