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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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Traffic Accidents Reporting Role-Play Cards
Divide students into pairs. Cut out cards and get one of each pair to phone and describe the traffic accident. The other student should use the Traffic Accident Report card to get as much detail as possible from their partner.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 79


 
Traffic Light FCE Reading - Debate - Traffic Stop Role-Play
This is a complete class. It should last about and hour and a half. First, there is a reading done in the style of Part 1 of the Reading and Use of English section of the FCE exam. This is followed by a debate relating to the reading. There is then a dice game relating to traffic stops by police. There then follows a short role-play. An answer shee...
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 79


 
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: 78


 
Roger the Lodger: Housing Role-Play Game
Cut out the cards and divide them into “accommodation cards” and “tenant” cards. On a board make a mind map of the kinds of questions tenants and landlords would ask each other. Give a tenant card to each student – if your class is big divide into smaller groups and give the same set of cards to each group. One student from the group picks...
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 77


 
Famous People 20 Question Game
You may need to change one or two of the famous people, depending on where you teach. This is pretty much OK for Spanish students. Print out and laminate. Cut up into cards. Give out one at a time to students (big classes can do the exercise in groups). The rest of the class take it in turns to ask questions of the student with the card to fin...
Level: elementary
Age: 12-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 76


 
Idioms Quiz: Part 2
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: 76


 
How Well do you Know the USA?
A small vocabulary exercise about the USA, its states and some of its cities. Let´s hope I haven´t made any awful mistakes.
Level: elementary
Age: 7-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 76


 
Agony Aunt Reading FCE exercise 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.The text is slightly above B2 level but it´ll keep them on their toes and the debate/role-play should be fun.
Level: advanced
Age: 14-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 76


 
Famous Quotes on Movies
Students need to match the quote with the celebrity. There is also a short section on modal verbs of probability.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 75


 
Idioms with parts of the Body
Another one of my idioms series but this time with parts of the body. A fun quiz on the origins of the expressions is included as well as the answers. You should edit number 6 if you are planning on using it with children or in a country with a conservative policy on narcotics, as there is a reference to casual drug use.
Level: intermediate
Age: 16-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 73

 

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