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Matthew@ELSP
Matthew Standley
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I live and teach in Japan. I hope you find my print-outs useful. Have a good day :)

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DIRECTIONS - Which bus goes to the bank please? Beginner / Intermediate.
(1) Ss do a model directions conversation (2) Ss replace the options words to make their own similar conversation. The options words: Bus number or colour (two versions included); time it takes, where to get off; destination. A4 in colour with BW option included. Fully editable. Enjoy :)
Level: elementary
Age: 12-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 12


 
Reading comprehension - my new software - upper intermediate
I recently started using a design software called Sketchup. It is for hobby-users as well as pros. I have written about my new hobby - trying to make simple designs, and the problems I have encountered. _______________________________________________ Upper intermediate use of grammar. Page 1 is the reading, 2 is the questions, 3 is the model answer...
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: reading
Downloads: 40


 
United Kingdom - presentation and quiz - Lower Intermediate
Quiz about the UK that I use in a middle school in Japan. Contains references to Japan and The UK, but all in English. P1: Teacher�s notes. P2-11: Q&A. P12-13 Links to pictures for downloading. P14-46: Posters - mostly text with some pictures. Editable. A4 landscape and portrait. OK in black & white. Please enjoy and let me know if anything needs c...
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 24


 
Excuse me, is this your thing?
Ss practice a simple model conversation in pairs, in which "A" asks "B": "Excuse me is this your thing>", and then "B" responds positively and says thanks. Under that is a simple fill-the-gaps conversation with 8 picture/word options for the forgotten item that "A" asks about. A4. Fully editable. Please enjoy (I use this with 12/13 y.o Japanese kid...
Level: elementary
Age: 12-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 9


 
DIRECTIONS - Conversations and maps - intermediate level
2 maps - 1 complete and 1 with a few missing place names. 1 example conversation showing guidance for walking and going by bus. 1 conversation modeled very closely on the example, in which Ss fill the gaps. 1 set of cards with start location, finish location, and walk/bus and price options. 1 "secret location" activity, where Ss listen to direction...
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 73


 
Listening - Minimal pairs (C)
Ss practice the 8 words with the teacher. Teacher says 4 words in sequence. Ss draw a line or circle a picture to follow the teacherLs "path". The word-pairs are 2 similar-sounding words (or "minimal pairs"), so the Ss must listen carefully. Aim, to encourage careful listening. More of these will be uploaded as I make them over the next few w...
Level: elementary
Age: 6-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 73


 
Past_Simple_Game. With_"What"_"Where"_"When"
[1] Ss practice using the words "what, where, when" with past questions. [2] Ss play a game as individuals or in teams using that English. Simple explanation included in file. _______________________________________________________________ For other past simple worksheets, go to these links below. _____________________________________________...
Level: elementary
Age: 10-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 73


 
Which do you prefer?
Suggested use: (1) Use the flaschcards to teach or review the words (countable and non-countable nouns are mixed). (2) Express your preference to the students and ask their preferences like this "I like cats, which do you prefer, cats or dogs" etc. (3) Once Ss get used to the Q+A "I like x, which do you prefer, x or y", then demonstrate how to use ...
Level: elementary
Age: 10-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 22


 
Fighting Fingers Adverbs of Frequency
Fighting Fingers Game. Part of my sets keyed to New Horizon Elementary, a 2021 primary/elementary school English textbook for Japan. Game-play: Two players. One starts at each end. Say todays English (Example: This is my ___.) while moving your finger one space at a time. When the two players fingers meet, they stop and do Rock Scissors Paper. The ...
Level: elementary
Age: 6-100
Type:
Downloads: 10


 
PREPOSITIONS review: from to / over under / with without / on off
(1) Ss review the prepositions in context with pictures (2) Ss do short simple fill-the-gaps exercises for each pair of prepositions (3) Ss choose from a list of prepositions to complete a handful of sentences. A4 in colour but OK in BW. Fully editable. Please enjoy. NOTE - this is part of a series for reviewing prepositions. ___Prepositions_worksh...
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 101

 

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