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serene
Areti Gavalaki
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(song) Bang bang - My baby shot me down
(two versions - three pages) I used this worksheet as a follow up activity after teaching "used to" and "would" for past habits. The students listen to the song once and number the pictures in the correct order. Then they listen again and complete the lyrics with the past simple of the irregular verbs in the song. In the second version they have to...
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 118


 
(song) Grenade - Bruno Mars (B&W copy + Answer Key)
I prepared this worksheet on the song Grenade by Bruno Mars, at the request of my students. It contains a variety of listening tasks (fill in the blanks, put the lines in the correct order, correct the mistakes), a vocabulary exercise, a grammar exercise on second conditional, and a set of comprehension questions. Printer-friendly version and Answe...
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 283


 
(song) Lost Without You - Delta Goodrem
This song worksheet contains a gap-fill listening exercise, some vocabulary definitions - accompanied by a vocabulary exercise - and a few comprehension questions. Answer key and B&W copy provided.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 29


 
(song) The Show Must Go On - Queen
(with Answer Key) This worksheet is based on the song The Show Must Go On by British rock band Queen. Before listening, the students are given a number of words from the lyrics and are asked to rewrite them in rhyming pairs. Then they try to complete the lyrics using these rhyming pairs. They listen to the song and check their answers. Finally, the...
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 218


 
A look back at the life of Steve Jobs (listening - reading)
(2 pages + Answer Key) This worksheet is based on a short NBC News video about Steve Jobs´ life. It contains a gap-fill exercise, a vocabulary matching exercise and a reading comprehension exercise where students are asked to fill in the key dates in the timeline of Steve Jobs´ life. I´ve done the transcription myself so if you come across any erro...
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 374


 
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


 
Animal Idioms
I got the idea for this worksheet from my students who have a lot of fun trying to come up with literal translations of English idioms into their own language and vice versa. In this worksheet 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...
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 293


 
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


 
Barca Soccer and Lionel Messi (video listening activity)
This worksheet is based on a CBS 60 Minutes video about Barcelona football team and Lionel Messi. It contains a vocabulary matching exercise, a True/False exercise and a set of comprehension questions. Answer Key provided. Have a nice week! :)
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 173


 
Bear guilty of stealing honey (B&W copy + Answer Key)
This worksheet is based on an article taken from CBBC Newsround. There is an exercise on prepositions, a true / false comprehension exercise, a vocabulary matching exercise and a phrasal verbs exercise. You can find an online exercise version here: http://www.eslprintables.com/exercise.asp?id=2349#a
Level: intermediate
Age: 6-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 171

 


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Animal Similes
This online exercise helps student learn some animal idioms. It also provides useful revision of certain adjectives and animal vocabulary.

Level: intermediate
Age: 6-100


Bear guilty of stealing honey
This is adapted from a lesson plan I prepared for my students. The exercises are based on an article taken from CBBC Newsround. There is an exercise on prepositions, a true / false comprehension exercise, a vocabulary matching exercise and a phrasal verbs exercise.

Level: intermediate
Age: 8-100


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


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


Croc-wrestling granny wins award
This is adapted from a lesson plan I prepared for my students. The exercises are based on an article taken from CBBC Newsround. There is a gap-fill grammar exercise on the past tenses, a true / false comprehension exercise, a vocabulary matching exercise and a roleplay activity.

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100


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


Gever Tulley teaches life lessons through tinkering
This online exercise is based on a TED video about a different kind of school. It contains a vocabulary matching activity (to be done before watching in order to enhance the students´ comprehension of the video), and a set of comprehension questions. After watching, the students are asked to complet...

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100


Perfect Prague
This video activity is part of a lesson I prepared for my students before they went on a school trip to Prague. After watching the video the students are expected to number the attractions in the correct order and then to complete the answers to a set of comprehension questions. I´ve also uploaded a...

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100


Personality Adjectives
This is an online version of my printable on Personality Adjectives but I have added an extra exercise. It is a useful way to revise personality adjectives (ambitious, arrogant, generous, etc.). There are three exercises: 1. Solve the puzzle 2. Complete the sentences with the correct adjective 3. Wr...

Level: intermediate
Age: 6-100