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Matthew@ELSP
Matthew Standley
Japan



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

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Can I open the window? ("can" - permission / polite request)
Ss practice an example conversation, using "can" for both permission and polite request. Ss then fill the gaps, using words from an options box, to complete a very similar conversation, which they can practice using different options. A4 BW Fully editable, please enjoy.
Level: elementary
Age: 12-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 46


 
I am a (police officer) interview activity
Ss introduce themselves like this: "Hello, I am a ....." using a job name. 4 sheets, each slightly different so that each student must change partners at least once (as shown on page 5). Fully editable. Words: vet, fireman, carpenter, policeman, farmer, mechanic, fisherman, doctor, baker, hair-dresser, post-man, dentist. Interview_Game____________...
Level: elementary
Age: 10-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 9


 
Let´┐Żs study math (suggestions)
Using "Let´┐Żs__" for suggesting an activity: (p1) activity/worksheet; (p2-11) flashcards (same images as p1 but big and with titles); (p12) a suggestion for use. EDITABLE. A4 in colour. Please enjoy :)
Level: elementary
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 10


 
Battleships gameboard with example
Simple battleships gameboard with an example. Ss take turns to say a location on their partner´┐Żs grid, for example: B2?, C5? A1 etc etc. If their partner has a "ship" (word) on that location, they say "hit", if not they say "miss". Ss begin by writing, say, 4 words on their own sheet, which they hide from their friend´┐Żs view. Editable. A4
Level: elementary
Age: 6-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 16


 
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


 
I like sports
I use this with 11 year old Japanese kids. I suggest you use this with my A3 sized Disney sports flashcards (images are from a Disney fan-site for non-profit use). We do "I like - " / "Do you like - "? / Yes I do / No I don´┐Żt. I fully appreciate the English only rule, but I ask you to delete the small amount of Japanese at the bottom (if you do no...
Level: elementary
Age: 6-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 51


 
Phonics - 3 letter words (CVC) - Writing -IG / -OG
3 letter words. Writing sheet with pictures. (1) Use the flashcards, say the word for each picture. (2) Use the 3-letter word cards with Ss for word-building . (3) Ss finish the exercise by writing the first letter of each 3 letter word on this sheet. A4 colour but OK in BW Editable. Please enjoy and comment/suggest. NOTE: For the flashcards and wo...
Level: elementary
Age: 6-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 20


 
Listening - Minimal pairs (D)
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: 26


 
Reading: Can you eat a whole lime?
Upper-intermediate to advanced level reading. Story: One day I took a bet to eat a whole lime when I was drunk. True story. Made for ESLP. (P1) Reading (P2) Questions (P3) Activity (P4) Grammar and vocabulary notes for the student (P5) Teacher´┐Żs notes. Editable A4. Please enjoy.
Level: intermediate
Age: 16-100
Type: reading
Downloads: 27


 
Actions - What do you do on [Monday]? (Subjects)
Interview activity. Ss ask one another: What do you study/do on [day]? If both Ss do the same thing on the same day, they can sign one anothers´┐Ż sheets. 4 different sheets. A "who does what and when" sheet on page 5. Editable A4 in colour. I will upload the corresponding flashcards (subjects) soon, and I will post the link in this description.
Level: elementary
Age: 10-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 22

 

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