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David Lisgo
David Lisgo
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Thatīs me, my wife and our daughter in the photo. We have four children and a private English language School. Iīm the only teacher. br I love making worksheets and games and Iīm crazy about phonics. I donīt have many hobbies as Iīm a busy man but I do try to make time for ESLPs and everyone here. br You may see my materials in my facebook group (BAH) and on ELTNews in my blog.

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Plurals Worksheet with answer key
Here is an occasion to teach the plurals īsheepī and īmiceī, which are the only irregular plural in the worksheet, and to practice th question forms "What are they? and Are they...? as well as having some fun in class.
Level: elementary
Age: 4-12
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 55

Family Flash Cards: 49-56 of 72
Although these are primarily designed as family flash cards they can be used in many other areas such as, as previously mentioned, in combination with verb cards. "Whatīs your sister doing?" For physical descriptions, "What does your grandfather look like?" and for fashion, "Whatīs your friend wearing?" Iīll have to try out all these ideas myself.
Level: elementary
Age: 4-17
Type: flash-card
Downloads: 75

What is little?: pictionaries, 2 versions with and without words. Instructions inside.
Whether something is big or little is relative and most of the teaching materials available do not show this relativity but this work does. Look out for the big pictionary which is here http://www.eslprintables.com/printable.asp?id=567218#thetop and the big little bingo which is coming in a day or so. This worksheet complements my earlier work re...
Level: elementary
Age: 3-14
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 170

Capital Track V in full color, black and white and blank.
Well W is next and I donīt think I can find the words so perhaps I will come up with a new board game as a distraction. X, Y, Z does not hold much hope either. We will eventually get to the end. This upper case V has a different vocabulary set from the lower case letter. I have thickened some lines to keep the child on the right track. Suggestion...
Level: elementary
Age: 5-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 80

Morphed Alphabet Cards Set 2 of 2 (16 cards) with instructions
These cards are very helpful when teaching phonics. Some ideas on how to use them are included. The pictures act as mnemonics. Iīve kept the letters in lowercase as these are usually more difficult to identify than uppercase and small letters are used more than 90 percent of the time in reading and writing. Pages 1-4 Cards. Page 5 instructions....
Level: elementary
Age: 3-8
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 26

Physical descriptions: male. Cards 11-20 of 20 with editable backs and instructions.
Physical descriptions: male The question "What is he like?" can mean "What does he look like?" and/or "What is his character/personality like?", but students may give such answers as "He likes spaghetti." or "He likes dancing." To solve this problem I have created these cards. Heīs: young/slim/sociable, speaks in general terms. He has: a big...
Level: elementary
Age: 10-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 153

Pronoun Flashcards: 61-70 of 70 plus special switchit cards
Aside from more cards I have included the special "Switchit" cards you need for playing the game. I usually play with 10 of these cards. You will also find more suggestions on ways of using the resource.
Level: elementary
Age: 7-15
Type: flash-card
Downloads: 109

3 pages of Phonic Fun with or: worksheet, story and key (#11)
Hi, See my account for other worksheets in this series. The stories are classified as "decodable", but unlike many so called decodable stories these have over 90 percent decodable text as opposed to the 40- 60 percent found in most "phonic readers" I mix sentence fragments with grammatically correct sentences as fragments are often easier for beg...
Level: elementary
Age: 8-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 135

Circle Sound Puzzle: phonics the /ai/ sound
This simple phonics worksheet, which comes in colour and black and white, is useful for teaching or reviewing common nouns and three spelling variations of the /ai/ sound. It can be given as homework or done in class. More details inside.
Level: elementary
Age: 7-12
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 76

Demonstrative Pronoun Flash Cards 1-8 (16 cards) of 16 (32 cards)
This set of cards is designed to be used in combination with the Demonstrative Poster I uploaded previously. The cards come in 2 sets, one with words and the other without. This give more options for activities. practicing all 4 skills. I will try and upload more cards tomorrow.
Level: elementary
Age: 6-14
Type: flash-card
Downloads: 61


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