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niksailor

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THE USE OF PREPOSITIONS AFTER DITRANSITIVE VERBS
Hello, one of possible difficulties in the use of ditransitive verbs is that it is not always clear which preposition should be used before indirect objects. Even though the choice is limited (you usually use no preposition at all, �for�, or �to�), students are often at a loss and use what their intuition tells them, like in the following ...
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100
Type:
Downloads: 62


 
MEANS OF CONVEYING HABITS AT PRESENT AND IN THE PAST
Though the grammar points which this worksheet is based on are not quite common and are to be studied at higher levels, Im hoping some of you on this website will find it useful :). The worksheet incorporates some peculiarites of the grammatical patterns used to express the meaning of repetead actions at present and in the past. In addition to qui...
Level: advanced
Age: 15-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 61


 
THE FUNCTIONAL LANGUAGE OF PROHIBITION IN ENGLISH
Get your students to analyze the exponents first. When they grab the idea, ask them the questions on the right in the boxes. The students choose the right answer, underline it and make up their own exponents. As for practice stage, the students come up with their own situational ideas in which they use the functional language of prohibition. Have a...
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 60


 
JACK OLANTERN: HALLOWEEN STORY
Good night! The holiday of Halloween is approaching and I cant but let some of my students get familiar with this holiday. This year I decided to present the holiday to them through a wonderful cartoon I found on Youtube. Here it is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3ZVsCfzSNA. Im gonna use the cartoon as the background for some other activities ...
Level: elementary
Age: 12-100
Type: others
Downloads: 60


 
PAST CONTINUOUS & PAST SIMPLE
Hi there! Here is a worksheet for the grammar point of using Past Continuous and Past Simple in their combination. It is only focused on one of possible variants of the use of these two tenses, namely on the case when a progressive action is interrupted by a single action and they both get connected by "when". Though there are lots of similar works...
Level: elementary
Age: 9-14
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 59


 
THE WORLD OF MUSIC [exam-format reading activities]
This one is associated with this presentation: https://www.eslprintables.com/powerpoint.asp?id=109790 Ss spend up to 7 minutes on each of the reading tasks whose content is duplicated in the second half of slides of the presentation. The genres of music range from pop to metal, as well as most of the existing types of exam-format reading activit...
Level: advanced
Age: 15-100
Type:
Downloads: 56


 
WRITING FOR TOEFL iBT: INTEGRATED WRITING, QUESTION 1 [methodology]
It�s time to take a look at the methodological framework which is related to doing an integrated writing task in TOEFL iBT. Well, if you ask me, this task is probably the most demanding among all other writing assignments given at international exams as it is a "three-tier" one, i.e. exam takers have to read, listen and, eventually, write somethi...
Level: advanced
Age: 15-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 56


 
CAUSATIVE "GET" AND "HAVE"
The worksheet focuses some of the specific points of the use of the verbs "get" and "have". Hope youll like it!
Level: advanced
Age: 13-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 55


 
WRITING A LETTER OF APPLICATION FOR CAMBRIDGE B2 FIRST (FCE) [methodology]
Hello, let me share a new writing piece from the series of similar exam-format handouts. Let us look at the principles of writing a letter of application for b2 first. Perhaps, a less pleasant task to do for students, but, nevertheless, it is sometimes offered among other writing assignments. I hope my bombarding you with all the recent writing st...
Level: intermediate
Age: 15-100
Type:
Downloads: 55


 
WRITING AN INFORMAL LETTER (EMAIL) FOR CAMBRIDGE ENGLISH ADVANCED (CAE) [methodology]
this one is saved as a .doc file, so there are likely to be no problems when opening it. Thanx for downloading!
Level: advanced
Age: 18-100
Type:
Downloads: 55

 


Food Elementary game
This is a perfect game which consists of 36 questions. They involve grammar, vocabulary and functional language practice

Level: elementary
Age: 9-100
Downloads: 29


COUNTRY NAME GUESSING GAME [a CLIL class] [part 2]
The second part of the game located here: https://www.eslprintables.com/powerpoint.asp?id=109793 This part is harder and requires the knowledge of geography and countries. The next part is coming and will be slightly different in terms of pictures...

Level: intermediate
Age: 15-100
Downloads: 29


ADVERB GAME [fortunately / unfortunately]
And one more presentation from my collection for today. Ss use different equivalents for most commonly used "fortunately / unfortunately" to speak about positive and negative aspects of the same situations. The teacher helps ss with her own ideas. Humour is welcome, of course :))

Level: intermediate
Age: 13-100
Downloads: 28


WORD FORMATION COMPETITION [battle two]
Another variation of the battle which can be found here: https://www.eslprintables.com/powerpoint.asp?id=109861. I guess two more battles will be uploaded in the near future.

Level: intermediate
Age: 15-100
Downloads: 28


WORD FORMATION COMPETITION (battle one)
This is a word formation activity which falls into two subtasks. First, students in teams try to derive new words from those presented on slide two, then they must make up words, using the affixes from subtask one. Mind that there is timing for students (it, of course, can be deactivated) who are gu...

Level: intermediate
Age: 15-100
Downloads: 27


PRACTISING DISCOURSE MARKERS ON DIFFERENT TOPICS
To make a talk on a certain topic coherent, our students should be able to use discourse markers such as "to start with / besides / moreover ... to sum up". Not only might they need them to write a nice essay, but they can also use them as "fillers" in their own way, whose function is to let student...

Level: intermediate
Age: 13-100
Downloads: 23


PRESENT PERFECT SIMPLE AND CONTINUOUS - PRODUCTION
And one more task for this evening :) SS think up words starting with letters of the English alphabet. Then they these words with one of the presented key words of phrases for either Present Perfect Simple or Present Perfect Continuous... I personally do the task with my ss as an information-gap act...

Level: intermediate
Age: 13-100
Downloads: 20


DESCRIPTION OF DIFFERENT PLACES
Here is a simple presentation with places to describe by means of primitive A1+ level language. You launch the timer, and within 2 mins ss have to construct as many sentences as they can. Support on your part as a teacher would, I guess, be of help. I use this one when teaching my little A1 / A1+ / ...

Level: elementary
Age: 8-12
Downloads: 18


STUDENTS PREFERENCES
Here is my presentation which Ive used several times to practise giving preference to different things relating to one topic. It should be used alongside with the "FUNCTIONAL LANGUAGE OF GIVING PREFERENCES" activity card, uploaded here: http://www.eslprintables.com/printable.asp?id=915671#thetop. I...

Level: elementary
Age: 12-100
Downloads: 17


MY CLOUD GAME [1]
Now it�s time to upload something for very young learners (older ones count as well). Kids must find the right pairs of words in the cloud and name them in the alphabetical order, that is, for example, "apple" and "ant" for A, "bubble" and "bread" for B etc. There are 30 seconds to find each pair....

Level: elementary
Age: 5-10
Downloads: 16