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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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Put an end to commuting
A conversation lesson using an authentic advert as an impulse text leading to lots of opportunities for discussion in the classroom. Arising issues:- road congestion and commuting versus the alternatives of car pooling, working from home etc.
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 42


 
Converstation cards:- set phrases with "do"
A set of cards containing questions with set phrases with "do" embedded. Print, laminate, cut and give each student a card. They should mingle and ask their question to one student (and vice versa) and then move on to the next student where the whole procedure starts again.
Level: elementary
Age: 14-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 42


 
Polar Bear shot dead after swimming 200 miles!
A simplified version suitable for intermediate levels with added comprehension questions, discussion points and language exercises
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 41


 
Present simple negations: isnīt ; doesnīt (write)
A basic worksheet for adult learners. Lots of exercises (over 100 sentences) to practise negating present simple sentences, at first with the verb "to be" and then with other verbs. An answer key has been added.
Level: elementary
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 40


 
Fishy feet!
An authentic text about an exfoliation method which uses 150 fish. A new spa offering the teatment is to be opened in London. Language exercises have been added concentrating on lexical elements.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: article
Downloads: 39


 
Describe, compare and contrast_1
Using the visual impulse, an exercise in describing what you see (present simple and present continuous), using the imagination (as to the place/time-with justifcation),expressing similarities and differences. A word bank is given to provide help with the specific vocabulary.
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 39


 
Dog overboard! (Short newspaper article)
A lesson plan using a short piece of news suitable for elementary students (adults)as the basis. Focus is on the past tense (as a form of revision). Language execises, listening comprehension and lots of oral exercises as a class and in pairs have been included.
Level: elementary
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 39


 
Childcare Chinese Style
A happy end! A case of how the rapid spreading of pictures and information via the internet can bring about positive solutions to circumstances of desperation. A reading and discussion activity for more advanced students.
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: reading
Downloads: 38


 
A regretful thief sends a letter of apology
Itīs never too late to change you ways. A text about the true storsy of a thief who said sorry and gave back what he had taken seven years previously with some added language activities
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 38


 
How to survive a mistletoe kiss this year!
A recent amusing newspaper report about how to behave this year under the mistletoe with the words "swine flu" being talked about everywhere. I particularly liked the part about the "willing target"! Iīve added comprehension questions and some languages exercises. Happy Christmas!
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: reading
Downloads: 38

 

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