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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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Teasmade. A British Invention.
This device is a British peculiarity! An alarm wakes you up to an "already made" cuppa! (Hence the name.) Who else could have felt the need to invent a machine to do such a thing? After falling out of favour in the 1990s, the Teasmade is now enjoying a revival. Ive added a set of language exercises,comprehension questions and talking points.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 31


 
The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro Level 6 Penguin Readers
Further to my worksheet about the profession of butler (in the past and today), here are questions and language exercises to the book "The Remains of the Day" by Kazuo Ishiguro - Level 6 Penguin Readers. It gives a great impression of the profession of a butler in the great houses of England in the past.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 31


 
Charity shop text to show difference between past and present perfect tenses
Grammar focus - past tense V present perfect - using an authentic text. Comprehension exercise, gap text (tenses) and a free-speaking exercise based on the context of the advertisement.
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 31


 
"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


 
From Darkness to Light!
Its the time of year when a town in the very north is beginning to see a glimpse of daylight after months in darkness. An adapted newspaper text (New York Times) with added language exercises, comprehension questions and discussion points.
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 29


 
Supermarkets to Senior markets!
Germany has taken a step towards preparing for the "shape of things to come"! With its population becoming gradually older, some of the supermarkets have been changed into "senior" markets. This is an authentic text about just one of them.
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 29


 
The rubber ducks are on the move!
An accident involving a cargo ship losing its load of chidrens toys 15 years ago has proved invaluable to science. Ive added comprehension questions and a language exercise.
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: reading
Downloads: 29


 
A Man and His Eagle
A true story about the love and respect of two beings (one animal one human) who have helped each other overcome death. In the words of Jeff himself: "This is the kind of story you need when it seems that the world is spiralling out of control. Not many people get a picture of this proud bird snuggled up next to them". Comprehension and language ex...
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 29


 
The future
Sentences using the various future tenses. Students are asked to choose the right form of the verb. A short description of usage is given for each form. This is meant as a revision aid.
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 27


 
Cut working hours
Using a current newspaper article as an inpulse text. Encouraging the oral expression of opinions. To be used for pair work or small group work.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 25

 

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