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duchessrachel

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I´m 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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100 Years From Now
Here students make predictions about what the world will be like in 100 years from now. It was interesting to see who among my students were the pessimists and who were the optimists. It´s an interesting start off point for discussion. On the second page, students were asked to imagine a future invention, describe it, and draw a picture of it. ...
Level: intermediate
Age: 7-14
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 11


 
A Mini Robot Powered by your iPhone (5 min TED Talk)
Students do some pre-watching discussion questions and vocabulary before watching the 5 minute TED Talk and answer comprehension questions true or false. There are some discussion questions for after the video. It is available to stream or download for free here (with or without subtitles): https://www.ted.com/talks/keller_rinaudo_a_mini_robot_po...
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 51


 
Battleship-- Asking Questions
This classic battleship game is designed to get students to ask complete questions in English. Each partner is given two worksheets. On the "My Ships" sheet students begin by making 5 boats (1 A boat, 1 B boat, 1 C boat, and 2 D boats) anywhere they choose across the grid (one letter in each grid space). The "My Ships" sheet is a secret from the ot...
Level: intermediate
Age: 7-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 33


 
Beyond Basic Family, ".........-in-law" Simpsons
After reviewing basic family vocabulary (mother, father, brother, etc...), I made a PPT to graphically teach my students the meaning of "in-law." I tested my students understanding with this worksheet. I also uploaded the PPT to go along with this worksheet. http://www.eslprintables.com/powerpoint.asp?id=49262#thetop
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 16


 
Clothing: Describing Patterns
This worksheet is designed to teach students how to describe the patterns on their clothing. My girl students were especially interested in this.
Level: intermediate
Age: 7-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 35


 
Columbus Day-- A Dying Holiday
Students discuss what they know about Columbus and then do a short reading followed by more discussion.
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 12


 
Comparatives and Superlatives
After reviewing the rules of how to form comparative and superlative adjectives, use this worksheet to reinforce the students´ understanding.
Level: intermediate
Age: 7-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 15


 
Computer Webquest
Students work in pairs or individually to find the answers to the questions on the Internet ONLY using an English language search engine such as Google. Answer key included. Questions can be cut out and the activity can be done as a relay race rather than a worksheet if desired.
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 30


 
Current Event: California police ´pummelling" of woman investigated
Students discuss their attitudes toward the police. Next, they learn some background vocabulary from the article. After that, they read the article and watch the video from the BBC (July 5, 2014): California police ´pummelling´ of woman is investigated http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-28173984
Level: advanced
Age: 14-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 19


 
Current Events: Facebook Psychological Experiment Controversy
Here´s an article with a reading comprehension exercise (true/false). There are some discussion questions about Facebook for the students to talk about in groups before and after reading the article. I ended the class by dividing the class in half and holding a debate-- "Is Facebook good for society?"
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 65

 


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." It´s 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


Excuse me, how do you spell _________?
I teach English to Korea students. Despite studying English for years, my students still didn´t 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


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


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 partner´s palm. I plan to upload the worksheet to go along with this.

Level: elementary
Age: 8-17
Downloads: 103

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