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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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Giraffe Hotel
A newspaper text (Daily Mail) about the world´s first giraffe hotel and the dream of two young Kenyan children. It explains a little about the conservation work done with Rothschild giraffes. I´ve added converstion questions, discussion questions and some language exercises on the text. An answer key has been added
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: reading
Downloads: 111


 
The oldest cat in the world - Lucy at 39
A short, easy authentic text suitable for children and adults alike. SIX exercsies have been added. (For the listening exercise, you will have to read the text.) An answer key has been included.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 110


 
George Orwell´s house is up for sale
An authentic text with interesting facts about Geroge Orwell´s childhood. Comprehension questions as well as a grammar focus on would/used to with a synonym exercise. An answer key has been added.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 110


 
The Yellow Dog Project
A great new idea to protect dog and man. Read on! The more people who know about this the better (especially children)! An authentic text with conversation questions and a few language exercises added.
Level: intermediate
Age: 11-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 110


 
Mr Busy´s French Class EASIER VERSION (past tense)
An easier version of my previous Mr Busy past tense episode. I have given the verbs to be used in the gaps this time making the exercise much easier for beginners. The students just have to put the verbs in the correct form. An answer key has been provided
Level: elementary
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 107


 
Mr Busy wants to expand his business (VERB+INFINITIVE)
In this episode, Mr Busy is about to advertise for a secretary. The focus of the exercise is on verbs which take the infinitive. An answer key had been added.
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 105


 
Ben - a master at ten!
A ten-year-old boy has climbed all the mountains in Scotland over 3,000 feet (283 of them). An interesting text with a little bit of Scottish geography thrown in. Language exercises and discussion questions have been added as well as an answer key.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 105


 
A step in the right direction
The American government has taken a step to designate an area off the Alaskan coast as a crucial habitat for the polar bear. With this statement it has recognised the polar bear as an endangered species (as opposed to just being threatened) and by so doing has made it more difficult for the area to be used economically to drill for oil and gas. An ...
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 105


 
Synonyms (2)
A second page of synonyms. 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.
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 104


 
The Rat Race
Discussion lesson - theme: the RAT RACE. An impulse text (Evevning Standard), discussion questions before and after reading, language exercise (with key).
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 104

 

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