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duchessrachel

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Iīm an American teaching adults in Chicago. Last year I taught adults in Turkey. Previously, I taught middle school for 4 years in Korea.

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Describing People
I used this 2 page worksheet in conjunction with a presentation about describing people. The chart on the first page gives students a guide for writing their own sentences describing a family member, friend, and themselves on the backside.
Level: elementary
Age: 7-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 197


 
First Day: Interest/Ability Survey
This information gathering worksheet helps me plan a successful course and get a feel for who my students are and where they stand. This worksheet is designed to get a feel for what the students are interested in learning and their ability. The bottom of the second page includes a section where students tell their likes and dislikes.
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 134


 
Giving Advice
After teaching a lesson on how to give advice, this is a good follow-up worksheet. Key expressions include "What should I do?" "Why donīt you..." "You should...." "You shouldnīt..." "Youīd better" "Youīd better not..."
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-14
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 115


 
Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are
Students discuss body language in pictures and then watch the TED Talk and answer comprehension questions: http://www.ted.com/talks/amy_cuddy_your_body_language_shapes_who_you_are
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 106


 
How to Learn a Language in 6 Months
Students discuss questions about learning a language, learn some background vocabulary from the TED Talk, then watch the video and complete comprehension questions. Video available here: http://tedxtalks.ted.com/video/How-to-learn-any-language-in-si
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 105


 
Simpsons Halloween Special "The Shinning" etc
This is a classic 22 minute, 3 part Simpson Halloween Special. You can give a little background information about the movie The Shining before students watch the first part. I found English subtitles. Search for Season 6 Episode 6 "Treehouse of Horror V"
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 104


 
Why Thinking Your Ugly is Bad For You (TED Talk)
A great TED Talk on low body image and how it affectīs society. The worksheet includes a pre-watching/post-watching discussion as well as some vocabulary and comprehension questions. It can be viewed for free here (with or without subtitles-- your choice): https://www.ted.com/talks/meaghan_ramsey_why_thinking_you_re_ugly_is_bad_for_you?language...
Level: advanced
Age: 10-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 99


 
TED Talk on Racism: The Little Problem I Had Renting a House
Students discuss questions on the topic of racism as a warmer, complete pre-watching vocabulary (matching exercise), and then watch the TED Talk, answering the comprehension questions True/False. After watching, students discuss their reactions and more questions about racism. TED Talk available to stream or download here: http://www.ted.com/talks/...
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 92


 
New York, New York (Song and NYC quiz)
Students listen to Frank Sinatra sing "New York, New York." He sings really slowly and clearly, so itīs good for beginners. You can play it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5yX_kZK57kA After the song, there are some questions to test the students on what I taught them about New York City
Level: elementary
Age: 7-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 78


 
Jobs-- Giant Crossword
I made this worksheet to go along with a lesson in the book I teach out of entitled "When I Grow Up..."
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 69

 


Beyond Basic Family, ".........-in-law" Simpsons
After reviewing basic family vocabulary (mother, father, brother, etc...), I made this PPT to graphically teach my students the meaning of "in-law." Itīs a difficult concept for students at first, but becomes easier as they see the many examples through the Simpsons family tree. I tested my students...

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Downloads: 139


Palm Reading: Meaning of Lines
Students learn the meaning of six lines of the palm (life, health, marriage, love, job, mind) and then practice the future tense by reading a partnerīs palm. I plan to upload the worksheet to go along with this.

Level: elementary
Age: 8-17
Downloads: 103


Food Idioms
Teach your students some common food idioms through this PPT. I made it into a game in my classes, since my kids love competition.

Level: intermediate
Age: 8-17
Downloads: 16


Excuse me, how do you spell _________?
I teach English to Korea students. Despite studying English for years, my students still didnīt know how to ask "How do you spell ____________?" Instead, many were saying "Teacher, how spell you ______" or "Teacher, ________spelling??" I got really tired of this. I told them to stop calling me "teac...

Level: elementary
Age: 6-14
Downloads: 5

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