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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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DO or MAKE
Simple task on DO/MAKE if you want to test your students� knowledge about these collocations.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 9


 
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: 341


 
Twilight: the book and movie
Reading text about the hottest book and movie Twilight, perfect for Valentine�s Day lesson. Teachers can ask the students to visit the websites that are given on the worksheet and report on what they have found. There is also a worksheet with 2 reading tasks.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 62


 
Put the room in order
The things in the picture are misplaced. Students look at the picture and write where each thing is and where it should be - practicing prepositions and the word �should�.
Level: elementary
Age: 11-14
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 173


 
History of BICYCLE
Reading w/s about the main stages in bicycle evolution. Illustrations show the authentic bikes from the past till modern times. Internet source is provided (There is more to read!). There are 2 tasks and a key.
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 212


 
Word stories: FAIR
Most common expressions and idioms with the word FAIR. There are tasks for discussion and checking vocabulary + KEY.
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 190


 
An Englishman on a desert island
A humorous story about British character with a gap-fill task. After students reconstruct the text, you can discuss English manners and politeness revealed in the story.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 244


 
History of a ballpoint pen (biro)
Reading w/s about the pen that we cannot imagine our lives without - a ballpoint pen or biro. Read about the inventor - great Hungarian again! (Remember Rubik!) There is a gap-fill task with KEY.
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 202


 
Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
This worksheet can be given to students when they learn about ancient history, civilisation or culture. They have to look for information on the seven wonders of the old world and complete the table. They can also make oral presentations on each monument.
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 73


 
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: 120

 


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


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


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: 63


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


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


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

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 26


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: 218


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-Fran�ois Firmin-Girard En Vacance. Useful words and phrases are given. Suitable for intermediate to advanced level.

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 28


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


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


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


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


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


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


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