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spinney
Dale
United Kingdom



Iīm a Brit living in Spain teaching English because thatīs all I could find over here. I like it though.

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What was the sentence?
This is a timed conversation activity: There are two columns on the paper; one for sentences and one for conversation topics. Cut each section into strips and place both sections into separate envelopes entitled "sentences" and "topics." Students are divided into pairs and then one student takes a strip of paper from the "sentences" envelope w...
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 64


 
Used to Reading - Doris Was a Land Girl
I use this to get my students used to the "used to" structure for the past. I normally use this as a follow-up exercise after the students have been introduced to the structure. I then have them read the story aloud one paragraph at a time for small groups or one sentence at a time for big. I then get on of them to read the questions at the bottom....
Level: elementary
Age: 8-17
Type: reading
Downloads: 64


 
Giving Good News
A small worksheet to do with expressions relating to good news and happiness. It has a key for the gap-fill exercise.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 64


 
Presentation Introduction Dice Game
For business students, in particular those that are learning to do presentations in English. Select a speaker. The speaker throws a dice for each letter and then speaks the line that corresponds with the number. After they finish, another speaker starts. When everyone has finished, compare how different the conversation was in content but how simil...
Level: intermediate
Age: 18-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 63


 
Newspaper Headline Idioms
A small exercise on common idiomatic expressions. A key is provided. Great for classes on the topic of newspapers.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 63


 
Emergency Switchboard Dice-game
Another telephone dice-game. This time with the emergency switchboard operator. Not very serious though. Itīs can be used before using my Emergency Switchboard Operator role-play or something similar.
Level: intermediate
Age: 16-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 62


 
Business presentations - Lead-in question role-play
Tell the students that in business presentations in English, just like many other languages and cultures, we often start our presentations with questions to foster interest in the attendees. You could also do a quick session on tag questions if they have a low level and need to practice. There are 4 business situations whereby somebody has to co...
Level: intermediate
Age: 18-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 61


 
Emergency Switchboard Role-play
A set of role-play cards for role-playing emergency switchboard operators. By the way, the one on ISL collective is mine too. It even has my picture and name next to it. Pistols at dawn for anyone that reports this worksheet.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 60


 
Past Perfect Continuous
A small worksheet on the past perfect continuous. There is a reference to drunkenness, so you may want to edit that part if youīre thinking of using it with kids.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100
Type: grammar-guide
Downloads: 60


 
Question Tag Intonation Exercise
This sheet is to be used with the tracks that can be downloaded from the link below (copy and paste into the browser). Explain the rules about rising and falling intonation, remembering that the rules are only a rough guide and vary according to regional dialects and accents, and then practise a little by giving them some examples. Hand out the wor...
Level: advanced
Age: 16-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 59

 

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