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baiba
Baiba Anderson
Latvia



It is amazing how many creative and talented people one can meet here, in this brotherhood/sisterhood of teachers. I am an English teacher in secondary school and a teacher trainer for web tools and technologies.

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English writers
Matching pieces of information about the most famous writers (portraits, the most popular books and the dates of birth and death). Sorry for calling all of them ´English´(there are also Irish and Scottish names), it will be simpler for students. It can be used as homework because students may need to look for the information in encyclopedias or ref...
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 479


 
Free time activities
The pictures were drawn by one of my students. This is a traditional worksheet on matching pictures with the names of activities. There is another task where students complete the sentences with the right activity.
Level: elementary
Age: 10-14
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 464


 
Urban legends: The Babysitter
The 4th worksheet in my urban legends series. Another scary killer story with 2 tasks and a key. Sorry, I forgot to mention the site where I took the text. It is http://www.halloween-website.com.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 361


 
History of soft drinks
Reading w/s about the short history of soft/non-alcoholic drinks - lemonade, ginger ale, soda water, Cola, Pepsi, Fanta etc. There is a gap-fill task with answers.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 350


 
Tenses in jokes
A reading-grammar worksheet. Students have to complete the jokes with the verb in the correct tense. Suitable for high elementary up to intermediate level.
Level: intermediate
Age: 11-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 337


 
American writers
It was hard to choose only 16 American writers for this worksheet but I could not squeeze more on one page. Matching task with pictures, writers´ life time and their most famous works. May be given as pair/group work or as homework. With KEY. My worksheet on English writers http://www.eslprintables.com/printable.asp?id=341767#thetop
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 337


 
Tenses in jokes 2
A fun way to revise tenses while reading jokes. Various tenses but not complicated. KEY provided. My first worksheet Tenses in jokes is also available.
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 320


 
History of ICE CREAM
Very concise history of how the most famous dessert ICE CREAM developed and spread in the world. The text has gaps which have to be filled with the right word. While reading the text, enjoy the pictures!
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 309


 
History of NIKE
Reading w/s about the famous company NIKE with new vocabulary and a gap-fill task. There are pictures of the most popular athletes who advertise NIKE products. With KEY.
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 304


 
Urban legends: Killer in the backseat
3rd worksheet in my Urban legends series. T/F task, with KEY.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 303

 


Creative writing: Limericks
This presentation explains what a limerick is and how to write it. There are examples and tips for writing. Great fun in the classroom!

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Downloads: 209


Accident on the Road
Students look at the pictures and make up a story about an accident that happened on the road. Depending on students´ age, you may add more complicated words for them to use.

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Downloads: 150


Creative writing: Diamond poems
Diamond poems or diamantes are 7-line / 16-word poems written in the shape of a diamond. They have to be written according to the pattern and they are perfect for revising the parts of speech. Suitable both for younger and older students.

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Downloads: 118


Creative writing: Mini sagas
Writing mini sagas is a way to develop students´ creative skills. Can be used with elementary students up to advanced - there are no age restrictions.

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Downloads: 67


Present Simple
Animated ppt presentation about the Present Simple tense with rules, examples and exercises for young learners (10 pages)

Level: elementary
Age: 10-14
Downloads: 60


Rules and practice on the Reported Speech
Students learn the rules, see the examples and then practice making sentences in the Reported Speech. Pictures help a lot.

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 46


Passive from Active
This presentation shows the students how an active sentence can be turned into passive. They see the examples and then make their own sentences.

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 29


Picture description
Students practice describing a painting by Marie-François Firmin-Girard En Vacance. Useful words and phrases are given. Suitable for intermediate to advanced level.

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 26


Reported questions
Rules, examples and practice tasks (with pictures) on reported questions.

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 25


Writing task Life Story
Suitable for high-elementary to intermediate level. Students write a story based on the pictures. Useful words are given. The task can also be used for speaking practice.

Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 16


Saving tropical rainforests
The video presents the campaign for saving rainforests started by Prince Charles. Students have to complete the task about the protection of rainforests.

Level: advanced
Age: 14-100


Present Continuous and Present Simple
Students listen to the song Lemon Tree by Fool´s Garden and fill the gaps with the present participle they hear. There are 2 more tasks on Present Continuous tense (including special cases).

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100


Comparing life in England and Japan
For teaching cultural differences between England and Japan. I used an interview with an English woman who lives in Japan for the listening task. The reading task is based on the text taken from a blog of an Englishman living in Japan.

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100


How to make a paper fortune teller
The video gives instructions how to make a paper fortune teller. Pupils may like to listen to a boy who is telling about each step and showing the process. While watching the video, pupils complete the gaps in the exercise. (For those who have already seen this exercise - I´ve uploaded it a second t...

Level: elementary
Age: 11-14


Living in England
Two interviews - one is listening and a gap fill task, the other is reading and matching questions with answers task - with people who describe living in England, its problems and good points. The tasks give valuable information about the way of life in England.

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100


Vegetable idioms
A great video teaching idioms in a funny way. Students have to complete the gaps while watching the video, then do an additional task to consolidate their knowledge. (For those who have already seen this exercise - I´ve uploaded it a second time because the 1st got stuck.)

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100


Autumn song
Listening and singing task about autumn for younger kids. Pupils listen to a lovely song and write down the missing words. (The teacher can explain the most difficult words that are given there.) Then the pupils can listen to the song a second time and sing along.

Level: elementary
Age: 9-12