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

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Reacting to Bad News - FCE gap-fill and debate
An article adapted Medical daily with a standard FCE gap-fill practice exercise included. This is followed by a controlled debate. An answer key is included.The text is slightly above B2 level but it should keep them on their toes and the debate/role-play should be fun. Adult themes. Well, more or less. It depends on the country.
Level: intermediate
Age: 16-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 66


 
Past Continuous
A small worksheet with pictures for the students to get to grips with the past continuous. An answer key is provided.
Level: elementary
Age: 12-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 66


 
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: 65


 
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: 65


 
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


 
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: 64


 
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: 64


 
Adjective Pairs Idioms
A small worksheet on Idioms with adjective pairs. 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: 64


 
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: 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: 63

 

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