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serene
Areti Gavalaki
website Greece



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

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Halloween - History of the Jack O’ Lantern
A reading comprehension worksheet based on an article about the history of the jack-o´-lantern and the legend of "Stingy Jack"
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 216


 
The Cutty Sark (reading + passive voice practice)
(2 pages + B&W copy + Answer Key) On the first page there is an article taken from CBBCnews followed by two comprehension exercises (True/False statements and Find Synonyms in the text) and an exercise on passive voice. On the second page there is the story that inspired the naming of the Cutty Sark. It is followed by two vocabulary exercises (stud...
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 212


 
You´ve got to find what you love (video listening + third conditional practice)
(2 pages + Answer Key) This worksheet is based on the video of Steve Jobs´ Stanford Commencement Address (2005). On the first page there is a set of comprehension questions for the students to discuss after watching the video. On the second page there is a brief but clear explanation of the third conditional for the students to read before they com...
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 211


 
Denis the Cat Burglar (Reading + Video Listening)
As soon as I came across this funny video of Denis, the ´Cat Burglar´, I knew it would appeal to my students. So I´ve made a worksheet about Denis´ story. On the first page there´s a relevant article from the BBC News followed by a True/False exercise and a vocabulary crossword. On the second page there´s a set of comprehension questions for the st...
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 196


 
Janine Shepherd_ A broken body isn’t a broken person (TED Talk video)
This worksheet is based on a TEDx Talk video. Janine Shepherd, a cross-country skier who hoped for an Olympic medal until she was hit by a truck, shares a powerful story about the human potential for recovery. Before watching the video the students do a vocabulary matching exercise. Then they watch the video and do a True/False exercise. Answer Key...
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 177


 
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


 
Halloween crossword
A worksheet to revise some Halloween vocabulary
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 169


 
Personality Adjectives
This is a worksheet to revise personality adjectives (ambitious, arrogant, generous, etc.). It contains a crossword and a gap fill exercise for extra practice. ANSWER KEY and B & W COPY provided.
Level: intermediate
Age: 6-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 156


 
Fairy Tale Gone Bad by Sunrise Avenue (song)
This worksheet 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. Answer Key included. You can also find an online exercise version of this worksheet here http://www.eslprintab...
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 139

 


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


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


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


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


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


The 8 secrets of success
The preview doesn´t show all the activities. However, when you open the OE, everything is fine. I´ve used this video (Richard St. John´s 8 secrets of success) as a supplement to a coursebook unit on the topic of success. Here are the exercises I prepared for my students. 1. The students have to list...

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100


The 8 secrets of success
Error! You can view the whole exercise here: http://www.eslprintables.com/exercise.asp?id=3178#thetop

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100


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