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Amanda W
Mandy
Austria



Hi! I´m an English native speaker living in Austria. I´ve been teaching English at an adult education centre for several years now. I´m really amazed about the quality of some of these contrbutions and I´m enjoying being part of this community.

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British Quirks (peculiarities)
A set of British peculiarities which will bring a knowing smile to any native and insight to everyone else, into some of the little things which all add up to you catching a glimpse of what "Britishness" is all about. The texts have been taken and adapted from a book by Georgina Eade called Best of British. I´ve added exercises to each text.
Level: intermediate
Age: 16-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 449


 
Mr Busy and his clients. (ADJECTIVES)
In this episiode of Mr Busy focus is laid on adjectives describing his character and personality. A gap text with answer key.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 327


 
Past Simple versus Continuous
A gap fill exercise to practise choosing the right form of the verb after the grammar and signal words have been taught. An answer key has been added.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 321


 
Present perfect versus past simple
A gap text exercise focusing on the difference between the two tenses. Many of the sentences refer to stories in a book we´re reading at the moment - The Tangled Web - (Oxford Bookworms) - a set of short stories for advanced readers (to recommend).
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 294


 
Will men dominate the future?
An authentic text outlining the problem of gender inbalance in some countries, its reasons and possible consequencies. Lots of thought provoking information and questions for discussion. Comprehension amd language exercises with key, have been added. Level: advanced
Level: advanced
Age: 16-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 274


 
Mr Busy went to Egypt. (PAST PERFECT)
Mr Busy has come back from Egypt and is reflecting on his holiday. He had taken the same cruise as the characters in Agatha Christie´s "Death on the Nile" and was happy that there had been no murders on his trip. Past perfect verbs (either simple or continuous) are to be written in the gaps. An answer key has been added.
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 272


 
used to - be used to+ing - get used to +ing
An explanation, examples and questions focusing on used to/be/getused to +ing form - with answer key.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 267


 
Mr Busy thinks back to his childhood (used to /would) - harder version
Mr Busy walks down "Memory Lane". A gap-fill exercise focusing on using used to and would. This is a harder version in that the students have to chose the verb combinations themselves. I´m uploading an easier version for the less able, too. This episode was inspired by Nika Jana (many thanks -hope you like it:)
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 264


 
The World´s Weirdest Hotels 2
Another set of weird and wonderful places to stay for someone who likes to try something different. Authentic texts taken from the Daily Telegraph. Links for further reading. Discussion points, language exercises and comprehension questions have been added.
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 250


 
Mixed tense sentences
A revision exercise on the present and past tenses - simple and continuous forms.Answer key provided.
Level: elementary
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 240

 

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