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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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The Cultural North of England
These two pieces of art, to be found in the north of England, have already attracted thousands of visitors to the British shores. Discussion questions have been added.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: reading
Downloads: 71


 
Tea Drinking
Using an authentic book text on tea drinking, students have to sift out the facts and, using the imperative, write down the stages of making a cup of tea. Some questions beyond the text have been added as well as some interesting facts and quotes about tea.
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 70


 
A photographer´s best shot!
A short newspaper text about an encounter in the Antarctic with an incredible penguin 50 years ago - and it was caught on film! An easy text for elementary (+) students with added language exercises and answer key.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 70


 
A Street Cat Named Bob
Questions and exercises chapter by chapter for the best-seller novel:- A Street Cat Named Bob. I´ve also made lists of all the phrases appearing in the book...(a rich collection of everyday English phrases - with page numbers). Just send me a message and I can send them on to you.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 68


 
A rejected Birthday Cake
With rising obesity in school children, Jamie Oliver launched a campaign to encourage healthy eating habits. At the same school where the campaign satrted, a great grand mother´s cake, made as a treat for the class of her great grand child has been sent home, uneaten. An impulse text for discussion in small groups. Language exercises on the text ha...
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 68


 
Schoolgirl´s dad in trouble! News clip 1
The text from the Daily Mail has been split into its paragraphs. Students should give a short concise heading to each, discuss/justify their choice wtih a partner and then decide as a class on the final headings. The exercise could be introduced by talking about how parental care/duties have changed over the past 50 years and the dangers today of c...
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: reading
Downloads: 67


 
Synonyms 5
It´s always good to understand some common idioms, even better, to be able to use them in normal, everyday conversation. They are an enrichment to standard vocabulary. The fifth in a series of worksheets focussing on idiomatic expressions.
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 66


 
Asking for help
Forming questions to ask for help and/or information in a shop; aimed at adult learners. Gambits have been added to give a good solid start.
Level: elementary
Age: 14-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 66


 
Britain´s Piers
Seaside piers - quintessentially English - relics from the Victorian era - as much a part of an English seaside holiday as deck chairs and buckets and spades. A text giving information about their uses in former times and their, sometimes, derelict state today. Language exercises have been added and questions to encourage discussion.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 66


 
Present perfect simple v. present perfect continuous
By studying examples of the two tenses in the context of sentences, I´ve tried to make clear the differences between the two tenses. Then the students are asked to fill in the correct forms of the verbs given in sixteen sentences. A text containing both forms of the tense has been added to show them being used in context. The students are asked to ...
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 62

 

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