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serene
Areti Gavalaki
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I also share my work on iSLCollective, scribd and SlideShare.

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Orpheus and Eurydice
This is a worksheet based on the animated TED Ed video about the tragic myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. There are two listening comprehension exercises (gap-fill and True/False) and a vocabulary exercise (crossword puzzle). B/W copy and Answer Key provided.
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 41


 
Wonderful Tonight (song)
This is a worksheet based on Eric Clapton´s song Wonderful Tonight. There are five tasks: Listen and put the pictures in the correct order, Rewrite the words in rhyming pairs, Listen and complete the lyrics, Answer the questions, and Write questions in the Present Tenses. B/W copy and Answer Key provided.
Level: elementary
Age: 8-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 101


 
The Milky Way
This is a worksheet based on a video about our galaxy, the Milky Way. There are two listening comprehension exercises (gap-fill and True/False) and a vocabulary exercise (students complete a number of sentences using the words given in a box). Answer Key provided.
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 67


 
How Smart Are Orangutans? (TED Ed video)
This is a worksheet based on an animated TED Ed video about how smart orangutans are. There are two listening comprehension exercises (gap-fill and True/False) and a vocabulary exercise (crossword puzzle). B/W copy and Answer Key provided.
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 75


 
How Tsunamis Work
This is a worksheet based on a TED Ed animated video about how tsunamis work. There is a vocabulary matching exercise and two listening comprehension exercises (gap-fill and True/False). B/W copy and Answer Key provided.
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 71


 
The Grasshopper and the Ant video (reported speech)
This is a worksheet based on an animated video of the famous Aesop fable, The Grasshopper and the Ant. There is a grammar exercise to revise reporting verbs and Reported Speech as well as a vocabulary exercise (crossword puzzle). Answer key provided.
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 83


 
Animal Similes
The aim of this worksheet is to practice some of the most common animal similes, that is, similes which compare people (or things) to animals. Students first complete the similes matching the right animal with each adjective and then they use the similes to complete a number of sentences. B/W copy and Answer Key provided.
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 98


 
King Tut and His Treasures
This worksheet is based on a video about the pharaoh Tutankhamun and the incredible treasures found in his tomb. There are two listening comprehension exercises (gap-fill and True/False) and a vocabulary exercise (crossword puzzle). B/W copy and Answer Key provided.
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 68


 
American History X (movie trailer)
This is a worksheet based on the trailer of the film American History X. There is a gap-fill exercise and a set of comprehension questions for class discussion. Answer key as well as some teacher´s notes are provided.
Level: intermediate
Age: 15-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 36


 
The Dog and the Hummingbird
This is a worksheet based on a short video about the unlikely friendship between a dog and a hummingbird. There are two comprehension exercises (gap-fill and True/False) and a vocabulary exercise (crossword puzzle). Answer key included.
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 106

 


The Milky Way Quiz
The aim of this quiz is to test students´ knowledge on the Milky Way Galaxy, and revise relevant vocabulary in an enjoyable way. It contains twenty questions. There is a scoreboard to keep track of points in case you would like to do the quiz as a team game.

Level: intermediate
Age: 8-100
Downloads: 11


Food and Cooking Vocabulary Jeopardy Game
The aim of this Jeopardy Game is to revise Food and Cooking Vocabulary, such as Vegetables, Fruit, Legumes/Pulses, Cooking Verbs, and Kitchen Utensils.

Level: intermediate
Age: 8-100
Downloads: 42


Grammar and Vocabulary Jeopardy Game
The aim of this Jeopardy Game is to revise the Present Tenses (dynamic and stative verbs), Personality Adjectives, Word Formation with Negative Prefixes, and Phrasal Verbs with Up.

Level: intermediate
Age: 8-100
Downloads: 66


Passive Voice Jeopardy Game
The aim of this Jeopardy Game is to revise Passive Voice. There are five categories, Passive Verb Tenses, Active to Passive, Active to Passive Questions, Passive Reporting Structures and Passive to Active.

Level: intermediate
Age: 8-100
Downloads: 40


Grammar Review Jeopardy Game
The aim of this Jeopardy Game is to revise Verb Tenses, Comparison, The Passive, Countable / Uncountable Nouns and Question Tags.

Level: intermediate
Age: 8-100
Downloads: 48


would, used to, be used to
A clear and simple presentation of the form and usage of "would", "used to" and "be used to"

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100
Downloads: 48


Halloween (Who Wants to Be a Millionaire Game)
I have used Adam Simpson´s amazing "Who wants to be a millionaire" template to make this game, which revises vocabulary and information related to the history and traditions of Halloween. You can download the template here: http://www.teachthemenglish.com/2015/04/games-for-the-language-classroom-who...

Level: intermediate
Age: 8-100
Downloads: 92


Clauses of result (so - such...that) & Adverbs of degree (too - enough)
I prepared this ppt to help my students understand clauses of result with so/such...that, as well as the use of ´too´ and ´enough´ (adverbs of degree). I tried to give some clear explanations with many examples. (11 slides) Have a nice Friday!

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 216


The Terracotta Army
This is an online version of my worksheet which is based on a TED-Ed video about the incredible history of China´s terracotta warriors. It contains a True/False exercise and a vocabulary exercise (crossword puzzle). Here is the link to my worksheet: http://www.eslprintables.com/printable.asp?id=8464...

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100


The European Refugee Crisis
This online exercise is based on a video about the European Refugee Crisis. It contains a True/False exercise, and a vocabulary exercise (crossword puzzle). I have also uploaded a printable version here: http://www.eslprintables.com/printable.asp?id=835714#thetop

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100


Animal Idioms
The aim of this OE is to practise some animal idioms. The students first complete the idioms with the correct animal words and then they match the idioms to their definitions. Finally they use the same idioms to complete some sample sentences. I have also uploaded a printable version here: http://...

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100


Weather Vocabulary
The aim of this OE is to revise some weather vocabulary, such as ´blizzard´, ´hurricane´, ´drought´ etc. There is a crossword puzzle and a ´choose the right word´ exercise. I have also uploaded a printable version here: http://www.eslprintables.com/printable.asp?id=636539#thetop

Level: intermediate
Age: 8-100


Fairy Tale Gone Bad - Sunrise Avenue (song)
This online exercise is based on the song Fairy Tale Gone Bad by the rock band Sunrise Avenue. The students listen to the song and put the pictures in the right order according to the lyrics. Then they listen again and fill in the missing words. You can also find a printable version of this OE here....

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100


Soup Ladle Stops Tiger Attack
This is a reading comprehension exercise based on a BBC news article. There is a True / False exercise, a crossword puzzle and a cloze test to practise articles. I´ve also included a link to a CBBC online quiz about tigers. Yesterday I uploaded a printable version of this OE with two extra exercises...

Level: intermediate
Age: 8-100


Crime and Punishment - The Justice System
The aim of this online exercise is to practice vocabulary related to the justice system and the trial process. It contains a crossword puzzle, a matching exercise and a cloze exercise. You can find a printable version here: http://www.eslprintables.com/printable.asp?id=440769#thetop

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100


Containers and contents
The aim of this OE is to practice vocabulary for various containers. The students have to choose the correct container words from a table to complete the phrases below the pictures.

Level: elementary
Age: 8-100


Wonderful Tonight by Eric Clapton
This online exercise is based on Eric Clapton´s Wonderful Tonight, a simple but beautiful song. First the students listen and put the pictures in the right order according to the lyrics. Then they listen again and fill in the blanks with the correct words.

Level: elementary
Age: 9-100


The Cutty Sark (reading + passive voice practice)
The first text is an article taken from CBBCnews. There are two comprehension exercises (True/False statements and Find Synonyms in the text) and an exercise on passive voice. The second text is the story that inspired the naming of the Cutty Sark. It is followed by two vocabulary exercises (student...

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100