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Amanda W
Mandy
Austria



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

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Mamo cards: Garden tips
I found these super gardening tips in the Daily Mail this week and put them straight on cards and laminated them. I used them as a warmer for all my adult groups (10 of them) and they went down really well -every time! Task:- Everyone gets a card with a tip and they have to mingle and exchange tips and then move on to collect as many tips as possi...
Level: advanced
Age: 16-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 57


 
A newspaper advert
An offer for a day out at a spa. The advert explains how you can take part. Read and answer comprehension questions on and beyond the text. Language execises and an answer key have also been added.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 56


 
Questions and negations in the present tense
For adult beginners. An oral drill which then could be used as a writing exercise for homework. This always needs a lot of practice at the beginning.
Level: elementary
Age: 11-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 56


 
Wife Tamer
Well this old invention could cause some lively discussion! The text is dotted with loads of verb+preposition combinations for a grammatical focus - or just use the text as an impulse for a conversation lesson - infact, the idea behind the invention really could take the wind out of someoneīs sails. (Source of text: Daily Mail online.)
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: article
Downloads: 55


 
Thousands taking up hen-keeping!
An authentic text from the Daily Mail. Hen-keeping is becomming the new craze in Britain (after growing-your-own fruit and veg) in an attempt to make ends meet in the recession. Comprehension and grammar questions have been added with answer key.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 55


 
A Restaurant of a Different Kind
This text describes a new invention from Germany, namely a restaurant without waiters. No waiter, no tip! Comprehension questions have been included as well as some discussion points and language elements.
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: reading
Downloads: 54


 
Voyage to the other side of the world, (and back?)
A relatively easy article explaining a success story. A crew of four have re-created the boat and the voyage of their forefathers from Cornwall, England to Melbourne, Australia. Complete with comprehension questions (on and beyond the text) and laguage elements (preposition focus and synonyms)
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 54


 
Synonyms (1)
Itīs 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.
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 53


 
Clothes and Gadgets. A very expensive matter.
Do teenagers today have expensive tastes? How much do the clothes and accessories of the average teenager amount to? Parents are being put under pressure to provide for their childrenīs "needs" who, in turn, are becoming victims of crime. An information sheet about the problem with activities and questions on, and beyond, the text.
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 53


 
The New Face of Doorstep Delivery
The idea of the old-fashioned milkman returns with more and more shops delivering groceries and fresh products to your door. The new face of shopping (on-line).
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: reading
Downloads: 52

 

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