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Frau Sue

Hello! I am an English native speaker teaching children, teenagers and adults in the South of France.

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Writing a postcard - BEGINNERS
A simple postcard and comprehension questions, followed by a list of useful postcard phrases. Pupils can then use the original text as a model to write their own simple postcard (by changing the underlined phrases). Designed for beginners aged 9. No formal explanation of the grammar is required as the verb structures are to be copied from the sourc...
Level: elementary
Age: 7-12
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 237

Role plays / Situation cards: a holiday in an English-speaking country
A set of 12 situations which a visitor might encounter on a visit to an English-speaking country. To stimulate role-play and "survival English".
Level: intermediate
Age: 11-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 173

Reading skills: space tourism
Text about space tourism with exercises designed to improve reading skills: identifying what pronouns refer to, finding definitions in the text, considering the significance of tenses. Final exercise requires readers to answer classic comprehension questions having completed the warm-up exercises. 2 writing tasks are also suggested. Answers provide...
Level: advanced
Age: 10-100
Type: reading
Downloads: 139

Selfies - news article and discussion
Article "Selfies have killed more people than sharks this year". Exercises: Warm-up questions, explanation of an information poster, comprehension, vocabulary matching and sentence completion, role plays.
Level: advanced
Age: 13-100
Type: reading
Downloads: 117

Time adverbs: since, for, still, already, yet - news article and questions, grammar exercises
A short news article from the BBC followed by vocabulary and simple comprehension questions, and a role play. Grammar guide based on the news article - it deals with present perfect + since/for, preterite + in/on/at, and present or present perfect + already/still/yet. Question stimuli to encourage pupils to use these time structures in their own ...
Level: advanced
Age: 13-100
Type: lesson-plan
Downloads: 113

Speaking cards: what would you do if ...
15 speaking prompts asking "what would you do?" I have used the template from moni_k�s brilliant worksheet here: http://www.eslprintables.com/grammar_worksheets/conditionals/What_would_you_do_if_conversat_177161/#thetop
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100
Type: others
Downloads: 84

Saint Nicholas - comprehension and past simple
The legend of Saint Nicholas (Santa Claus) in a simplified version, plus exercises on question words, antonyms and creative writing. The grammar focus is on the past simple.
Level: intermediate
Age: 7-100
Type: reading
Downloads: 81

News article and exercises: penguin research robot
A news article (from The Guardian) about a very cute robot which was disguised as a baby penguin to help study penguin behaviour in the wild. Exercises: true/false, vocabulary, extended comprehension, phrasal verbs, word formation. Answers provided.
Level: advanced
Age: 13-100
Type: reading
Downloads: 81

Do children make good entrepreneurs? ARTICLE
Articles about 2 child entrepreneurs. Associated exercises cover: general comprehension (summarise main points), detailed comprehension, vocabulary and paraphrasing.
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-100
Type: reading
Downloads: 77

"Try Something New for 30 Days" - video, reading comprehension, discussion
TED video: 3 minute talk on "Try Something New for 30 Days". Link to video is in document. Discussion questions and comprehension questions. Can also be done as a reading comprehension (see transcript).
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: article
Downloads: 76


Comparatives and superlatives in adverts
Examples of adjectives of differing lengths used in real advertisements. A good way to introduce or refresh the topic of comparatives and superlatives by asking pupils to deduce the rules from the examples given. (Can be used in conjunction with my �comparatives flowchart� worksheet.)

Level: intermediate
Age: 8-100
Downloads: 21

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