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sylboy
Mathias
Germany



I work as a teacher in adult education in Berlin, Germany and have students of all levels. Some of them do business English. - I wish you all a good time here.

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Whatīs in a name? - with background info
Students talk about their and other peopleīs names, origin, meaning, how chosen etc. Itīs always a fascinating topic. I sometimes use it as a starter exercise in a new semester, but itīs flexible. There is background information for the teacher on p. 2. I promise you fun.
Level: elementary
Age: 10-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 15


 
Activity cards - walkaround - Present Perfect, Simple Past
Give one example on the board. Students walk around and ask and answer questions. Have fun evaluating.
Level: elementary
Age: 12-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 15


 
Better times for Bulls? - bullfighting
This worksheet looks at the aspect of bullfighting. Itīs a reading text which gives time for discussion. Elementary. Have a nice lesson.
Level: elementary
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 15


 
Practising telephone numbers, jobs and ordinal numbers - walkaround
Students all live in one house. They walk around and ask each other for job,, telephone numbers and the floor they live on. Good warmer. Elementary.
Level: elementary
Age: 11-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 14


 
Breaking the law - Can you get arrested for that?
I made a worksheet out of some information I found on the internet. Itīs an interesting text about two students who decided to break quite a few ridiculous laws in the US. Good point for discussion and for talking about crime etc. Students usually love the topic. Intermediate level.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 14


 
Eskimos
This is some cultural information about the way of life of Eskimos. Interesting reading text. Good basis for speaking activities. Elementary. Have a nice lesson.
Level: elementary
Age: 10-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 14


 
Bee rustlers cash in on honey shortage - Stealing Honey, 2 pages (reading and discussion)
This is a reading text from the Independent about thieves who are stealing bee hives. Quite nice topic for discussion on bees, honey, food, job as a beekeeper, environment. Iīve given some points for discussion. Pre-Intermediate. Have a nice lesson.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 14


 
Couple vanish after bankīs Ģ4m mistake - practising conditional 2, newspaper article (3 pages)
This comes with an article from the Independent of 22 May to talk about a couple who got Ģ4m by mistake from a bank and vanished then. Good topic to talk about money and using conditional II. Amazing story, interesting, offers a lot of stuff for speculation. Also good for talks on ethics. Challenging. Intermediate level. Have a nice lesson.
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 14


 
The day America stops - Sports in the US and in other countries (2 pages)
This handout helps you to organise a discussion on sports (and TV habits) in general. After a little riddle and a few initial questions, students read a quite informative text about sports in the US (Super Bowl) which also helps them to compare with their own country. The language of the text is of elementary level. The discussion is up to your stu...
Level: elementary
Age: 11-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 14


 
Problem Letters - Group work with activity cards
Problem Letters. I found this idea in a book a couple of years ago (donīt remeber where it was). I made up these cards and have used them very successfully since then. - Students work in groups with a different problem card each and try to find a solution. In the end, you will have a nice problem discussion. You can use the cards in four groups alt...
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 14

 

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