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ocean_rain
Alexandra Nunes
Portugal



Hi, everyone! Iīm a portuguese teacher of EFL and I like to develop action-research projects and to share ideas and classroom materials/aids with colleagues worldwide.

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COLOUR IDIOMS
I used this WS to deal with the topic "colour IDIOMS" with intermediate/advanced students. There are several activities, ranging from trying to infer the meaning of a group of idioms from context to completing a cloze test with the appropriate idiomatic expressions. Examples of the expressions you can find are: out of the blue, once in a blue moon,...
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 16


 
Blood Diamond: Human rights abuse
I introduced this WS on the film "Blood Diamond" to discuss the topic "Human rights abuse". There are several BEFORE and AFTER-WATCHING activities/tasks and several issues are addressed, namely war atrocities, civil abuses, kidnapped children to feed war efforts (the image of the child soldier) and illegal diamond trading. I hope you find it useful...
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 80


 
English in the World
This is a test on "The Role of English in the World" and it also includes topics such as English varieties, idioms and loan words. There are several READING COMPREHENSION, GRAMMAR, and WRITING exercises. I hope you find it useful.
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 144


 
British and American English
Besides focusing on BrE and AmE, there are also activities dealing with different English accents/varieties and SLANG. Most activities include video (youtube link provided), namely a SLANG contest between Hugh Laurie and Ellen Degeneres and an analysis of the Italian accent through funny videos, such as "The Italian who went to Malta" and a "Family...
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 124


 
The Elizabethan Era with BLACKADDER - A Comic Relief
I used this WS to discuss several aspects of the Elizabethan Age, namely the rise of Protestantism and Elizabethīs policies towards catholics. The basis for discussion is one of Blackadderīs episode (E05, S02), so some comic relief is naturally involved. There is also a FOLLOW-UP activity dealing with idioms.
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 28


 
Varieties of English - Worksheet on the Film The Pink Panther
I used this WS to introduce the theme "Varieties of English" (American English, British English, French and Russian accents...). The film provides a rich context for discussing not only differences among several accents, but also the communication misunderstandings that may occur when words arenīt pronounced correctly. There is also a FOLLOW-UP act...
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 59


 
Elizabeth, the Golden Age (History of the English Language: The Modern English Period)
I used this WS with my 12th graders to discuss the main events which characterised the Elizabethan Age, namely Catholicism vs Protestantism, the excursions to the New World, Walter Raleighīs role in Elizabeth Iīs government, the plots to assassinate her, the Spanish Armada... There are several PRE-WATCHING, WATCHING and FOLLOW-UP tasks and activiti...
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 136


 
HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE II: The Middle English Period
I used this WS with my 12 graders to discuss the "Middle English" period of the stages of the English Language. There are several PRE-READING and READING activities to deal with comprehension and speaking skills at the same time.
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 90


 
The History of the English Language: The Old English Period
This WS was used with 12th graders to discuss the evolution of the English language, namely the period which corresponds to the Anglo-Saxon and Viking Invasions. There are a couple of READING and FOLLOW-UP activities/tasks in which the issues of Anglo-Saxon and Scandinavian influences on the English language are dealt with, as well as web searches ...
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 115


 
The History of the English Language II: The Pre-English Period
I used this WS with my 12th graders in order to discuss not only different perspectives about the Roman occupation of England, but also the influence of Roman history in contemporary popular culture. There are several PRE-READING, READING and FOLLOW-UP (webquests)activities and tasks.
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 37

 


WHEN CHILDREN HAVE CHILDREN (Teacherīs version)
This is the Teacherīs version (to be projected) of the WS I did on the same topic. Hope you find it useful. http://www.eslprintables.com/printable.asp?id=193353#thetop

Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 53


Teens & Self-esteem
This ppt (teacherīs version) focuses on the motivational tasks and reading activities of the printable (studentīs version) on the same topic. If you want to check it out, hereīs the link http://www.eslprintables.com/printable.asp?id=143814#thetop

Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 12


TEENS & TECH (Cell phones)
A motivational tool for the topic "Adolescence" and the importance of technology for teens. I uploaded the studentsī (printable) version as well. You can check it out at this link http://www.eslprintables.com/printable.asp?id=143494#thetop

Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 22


Internet Addiction (teacherīs version)
This is the teacherīs version (to be projected) of the WS I sent yesterday on the same topic. Hope you find it useful...

Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 52


Teens and alcohol
This ppt focuses on the topic "Teens and Alcohol" and it is the teacherīs version (to be projected if you operate with interactive boards)of the worsheet Iīve done with the same title.

Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 17


Bioethics- drug testing goes offshore
This is the teacherīs version (to be projected) of the class on "Bioethics" I sent before. It is useful for whole-class correction of the T/F and synonyms exercises Iīve prepared for the printable version

Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 15


Game - grammar and vocabulary (to be projected or printed)
In this game the students must answer questions on grammar/vocabulary (adjectives, opposites, comparative/superlative, body parts, etc)to make it to the finish line. They must also play the dice wisely (as if...) to avoid "the stop" and the "unlucky" squares, which hold them back.

Level: elementary
Age: 6-12
Downloads: 66


Human rights (motivation; teacherīs version)
This ppt introduces the theme "human rights" (child labour)and Ss are encouraged to develop their research and speaking skills as well as their awareness of worldīs problems. As a follow-up activity they are asked to go through the pages of magazines/newspapers in order to point out cases of human r...

Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 33


Online games and relationships
This powerpoint encourages students to discuss the impact of the Internet (especially online games) on peopleīs relationships. I consider this ppt the teacherīs version. I will also upload the ws I used with my students, with reading comprehension activities so that they could keep up with the sub...

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 19


Teens, fashion and parents
This ppt ims at encouraging classroom interaction and speaking around the theme "Teens, fashion and parents". Besides describing images, giving opinion and making choices, the students will also role play a situation related to the topic.

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 65

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