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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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Speak for a minute 2
Laminate and cut the sheet into strips. Give each student a strip. The students have to each talk for a minute on their subject starting with the given lead-in (not stating the theme). The rest of the group try to guess the title of the given speech. (Idea taken from Keep Talking by F. Klippel)
Level: intermediate
Age: 11-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 152


 
Mr Busy got married last year EASIER VERSION -past simple
An easier version of the worksheet already uploaded today.(The verbs have been given in brackets.) An answer key has been added.
Level: elementary
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 148


 
The Old British Phone Box - New Uses!
Villages around Britain have been allowed to buy their phone boxes (without the phone) from British Telecom (BT) for a pound. There has been a competition to find the best use of the box. This is the story of one of the winners! A good topic to discuss the change in communication methods over the years. An authentic text from the Daily Mail
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 147


 
Mr Busy has met the woman of his dreams (PRESENT PERFECT AND PAST) EASIER VERSION
An easier version of this Mr Busy episode which focusses on present perfect versus past tense. This time the verbs have been given. Students have to put them into the right tenses in the gaps provided. An answer key has been added.
Level: elementary
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 147


 
Mr Busy has been married a year now! (Present / present perfect)
A gap fill execise focusing on the present and present perfect tenses meant for adult beginners or as a revision sheet for all intermediate students. Mr Busys routine is still (more or less) the same but now he does it all with his wife. Find out what has changed and what things have stayed the same. The verbs are provided in boxes for each para...
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 146


 
An Unemployed Graduate
A recent newspaper article which shows the real problem of young people leaving university with little chance of finding a job. It turned out well for this student who thought up an original idea to draw attention to himself. Conversation exercises have been added as well as activities focusing on vocabulary.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 145


 
The Phrasl verb: LOOK
Multiple choice questions asking for the correct prepositions to be chosen to make up the right phrasal verbs - all with LOOK. An answer key has been added.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 144


 
Past perfect transformation cards
A set of cards to practise the past perfect tense. Students have to transform a given sentence using the past perfect tense. An answer key has been added. (This can also be used as a mingling conversation activity where two students meet, work out their two sentences together, exchange cards and move on to the next person - if the cards are lamina...
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 144


 
The living bridge.
Needing to cross rivers in the wettest place on Earth caused inhabitants in the rain forests of north eastern India to use their natural resources in an extremely clever and creative way. Living bridges have been "cultivated" in the Cherrapunji region for the last 500 years! One short authentic text with FIVE exercises - (discussion work - grammar ...
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 142


 
Some more recent news clips (3)
Some more authentic newspaper clips all from The Week Magazine. 5 short extracts complete with comprehension and language exercises. An answer key has been provided.
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 141

 

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