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Amanda W
Mandy
Austria



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

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First ever Solo Expedition of the Antarctic using manpower only-(done by a woman!)
A recent newspaper article about the a current Antarctic crossing- the first to be done without help - and its being done by a British woman. Seven exercises to do (on just one page). Focus on "to get used to". An answer key has been included.
Level: intermediate
Age: 11-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 99


 
Idioms
A sixth page of finding synonyms for some idioms. Its always good to understand some common idioms and even better to be able to use them in normal, everyday conversation. They are an enrichment to standard vocabulary.
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 76


 
Mr Busy has lost his keys! ( PRESENT PERFECT)
This time, Mr Busy has lost his keys. Verbs are to be chosen from a list to fill in the gaps in the present perfect. These sheets are also suitable for intermediate students as a form of revision.
Level: elementary
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 152


 
"Puppies for sale" again - PRONOUNS
The same text which I already uploaded with a past tense focus - this time, with a focus on pronouns (in the name of recycling). Once the text has been understood, there is less to stand in the way of a grammar focus exercise.
Level: elementary
Age: 9-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 85


 
"The total eclipse of the sun!" and the Moon landing!
Two great events this week featured the Moon. The 40th Anniversary of the first landing on the Moon and the total eclipse of the Sun over Asia. Here is a Daily Telegraph text covering the once in a lifetime event of one of the longest possible eclipses. This is combined with questions on the moon landing. Language exercises have also been added as ...
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 32


 
"Used to".....using British icons
A book mark. On the front - British icons. On the back, sample sentences using "used to". First of all, in the lesson, talk of the differencies: how these symbols of Britain used to look and compare with what they look like today (if you can still find them). Print the second page onto the back of the first, laminate and cut into bookmarks for your...
Level: elementary
Age: 11-17
Type: others
Downloads: 30


 
20 minutes in the fresh air works wonders!
A short newspaper article used an an impulse text for a discussion on the theme of giving yourself an energy boost during the day: 20 minutes in the fresh air versus a cup of coffee.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: reading
Downloads: 36


 
49 minutes per week!
Alarming survey results in the Daily Mail-online. To be used as an impulse text on the subject of "families and the time they spend together."
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: reading
Downloads: 157


 
A "chickini" for bald hens
Whilst in some countries battery farming is already illeagl, its still widely used as a method in the egg industry in Britain. Knitters have been asked to knit a warm covering for those birds which have been rescued, (completely bald), from a farm in the south of England. Discussion questions as well as language exercises and a comparison with the...
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: reading
Downloads: 23


 
A glimpse of hope - Alzheimer breakthrough
A short authentic text about the recent research progress, Maybe, one day, therell be a cure. Lots of exersises and impulse texts on the subject.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 21

 

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