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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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American poets
A resource for literature lessons. I chose 16 most famous American poets for this worksheet. Students have to match their names with pictures, years of life and most popular works. It may be necessary to use reference books or encyclopedias to complete this task, that is why it can be given as group work or homework. With KEY.
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 223


 
Jamie Oliver - the Naked Chef
Reading + gap-fill task about the English celebrity chef Jamie Oliver whose nickname is the Naked Chef. With KEY.
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 219


 
The worst jobs in history
Reading w/s about some of the worst jobs people had to do in the past. Difficult words are explained. Students have to do a gap-fill task. With KEY.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 212


 
The Great Fire of London
Reading worksheet about the Great Fire of London - a passage about a day in Samuel Pepys´ family. (He is the author of the famous diary where he described the fire.) There are 2 tasks and KEY.
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 211


 
Word stories: FOOL
Expressions and phrases with the word FOOL. There is a task which checks students´ understanding + KEY
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 208


 
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: 206


 
Word stories: Life
Expressions and idioms with the word LIFE. There is a task to check the students´ knowledge + KEY.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 202


 
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


 
History of Braille
The story about how the Braille alphabet was invented and who did it. The alphabet is given as an illustration. There is a gap-fill task with KEY.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 195


 
Have you ever...?
W/s on the past participles using the popular Have you ever...? questions. It is a bit like a puzzle because students have to find the EXACT place for each verb otherwise they fail to complete the task!
Level: elementary
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 192