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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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Father, daughter and the internet
A 20-minute activity suitable for warm-up. It is a short story about the risks of using the internet improperly. The story can be cut in strips so that students can arrange the lines in the right order. There are teacher´s tips how to work with this handout.
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 48


 
Michael Bublé "Hollywood"
I love Michael Bublé! This is a great song and a cool video (Michael Bublé impersonates Justin Bieber) about teenage idols and false dreams. Listening can be followed by classroom discussion. (NB! Tell your students who Oprah Winfrey is.)
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 62


 
Template Oranges
Everything on this template is editable. New users, if you need help with it, send me a PM!
Level: elementary
Age: 3-17
Type: template
Downloads: 0


 
Collocations: verb + preposition
A word cloud (Wordle) with verbs and prepositions which have to be paired off to make a collocation. Teacher´s notes will explain the details how to work with this handout. The word cloud can also be shown on the screen and students may look for the collocations in pairs or groups.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 118


 
Christmas mini-book
This is a colouring and writing mini-book. I made it b/w on purpose for each student to colour it differently. Suitable for high-elementary or pre-intermediate students. Many thanks to Moravc for the template!
Level: elementary
Age: 11-14
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 41


 
Gadgets - word spiral
It is a bit confusing that I had to put this worksheet in the TOYS category but I could not find any other suitable theme, such as Computers, Gadgets or Technology. The worksheet can be also used with upper-elementary students who are good at technology. There are 28 names of different devices and gadgets put in the word spiral. Use the pictures f...
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 115


 
The silliest job titles
Funny elaborate job names which actually mean ordinary and well-known occupations of real people. The material is taken from BBC (the full address is given on the worksheet) Key provided.
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 74


 
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: 322


 
The history of a marker pen
The history of the markers/ highlighters is short but they are indispensable in our work today. The worksheet contains a short text and a glossary. There is a gap fill task. KEY added!
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 165


 
Clipboard template
You can add or remove text boxes, format them and add whatever else you want.
Level: elementary
Age: 3-17
Type: template
Downloads: 0

 


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: 215


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


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


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: 27


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

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 26


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: 160


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


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: 48


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


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


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


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


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


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


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