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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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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. It´s 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 you´re 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


 
Newspaper Headline Idioms 2
The second 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: 59


 
Death Idioms: Vocabulary Exercise and Quiz
An exercise on idioms about death. B2 level. It starts with a standard gap-fill exercise where students try and guess the words that go in the gaps (get them to give you an example using the idiom). After that, there is a short quiz on the origins of the expressions. Answer key is provided.
Level: intermediate
Age: 16-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 59


 
Dangerous Sport Reading
This has a couple of uses. It can be a straight forward reading with a vocabulary word list linking exercise. It can also be a way of introducing a role-play that involves agreeing and disagreeing and the vocabulary used that can be practiced in a controlled manner. It can also be used to stimulate a debate on dangerous sports, health and safety an...
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 58


 
SWOT Analysis - Company Adjectives - Business English Worksheet
Having to teach business English on the subject of SWOT analysis can be as boring as hell. So, I did a little worksheet on company personalities/cultures to help the students along. I´ve tried it and it works. They seemed to enjoy it and were quite motivated during the exercise. Perhaps not everybody´s cup of tea though.
Level: intermediate
Age: 16-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 58

 

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