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anitarobi
Anita Kovacevic
Croatia



īDo not tell me the sky is the limit, when there are footprints on the moon.ī Iīve been a teacher and teacher trainer for over 20 years. Some of my materials contain my original stories and poetry. If you use them, pls let me know if it worked out well. You can also find my fiction books on Amazon and other sites. blog at https://anitashaven.wordpress.com/

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TRUTH OR DARE - the perfect game for teenagers or when you want to feel like it
Just the other day we talked about this game in the forum, and I remembered I had it on paper in handwritten notes. So, here is my version. Itīs a great game to play with teenagers, but also adults. It creates a relaxing and motivating atmosphere and many of your sts may open up when they play this game. (Itīs editable, so you can change the truth ...
Level: intermediate
Age: 9-17
Type: others
Downloads: 927


 
WORD GAMES - to motivate reading
This is a collection of 16 word games I use in my lessons to motivate reading in English, collected from various sources and developed from my classroom situations. The rules for each game are explained on 3 basic levels - elementary, intermediate and advanced, and the games can be used with all vocabulary groups, all ages (from preschool to adult)...
Level: intermediate
Age: 6-17
Type: others
Downloads: 793


 
ACTIVE READING - stories
This is a collection of 5 worksheets dealing with various motivational stories. The worksheets require reading and writing and are very useful for advanced teenage and adult levels, including FCE and CAE levels. The texts are rather interesting and highly motivational, full of positivity, and inspire further discussion. I hope itīs useful to you!
Level: advanced
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 726


 
USE OF ENGLISH - 6 texts & tasks for FCE levels
This is a collection of 6 texts and tasks (multiple choice and open cloze), but Iīve also added speaking and writing tasks related to each subject and text. I chose various texts from the internet and e-mails, to use sth different from the usual test texts. It is prepared for FCE groups, but can also be used with any advanced group. There is also a...
Level: advanced
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 667


 
WORD GAMES - speaker motivators
This is the second part of my word games collection. This one is concentrated on speaking and contains 20 games, with elementary, intermediate and advanced levels. Each game can be used with any vocabulary you decide. Bear in mind that every good word game is made up of listening parts and some reading or writing as well, so donīt take my division ...
Level: intermediate
Age: 7-17
Type: others
Downloads: 587


 
PIRATE SUMMER - lots of fun stuff before the summer holidays!
This is a collection containing lesson and project ideas, games, a story and a 2-page ws which are fun to do as revision at the end of the school year for elementary and intermediate sts. The main topic are pirates, but the revision part is linked to basic vocabulary groups. It also has coded messages (in windings) for the kids to practise spelling...
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-14
Type: lesson-plan
Downloads: 574


 
LIMERICKS - A WS COLLECTION
This is a collection of wss and lesson ideas using limericks (funny, rhythmic poems) to improve your stsī language in a fun way. It was inspired by Dusiaīs post in the forum. It contains several pages with reading and writing activities and brief instructions. I hope you have fun with it. My teenagers love limericks!
Level: intermediate
Age: 9-17
Type: lesson-plan
Downloads: 531


 
FAME GAMES - learning games for movies, music, famous people and important events
This is a collection of word games for these topics: movies, music, famous people and important events. You can use these games as ice-breakers, intros into units or to finish lessons. All the games (associations, 4-in-a-row, hangman, identity crisis, identity cards - all with rules included) can be used with intermediate and advanced levels, with ...
Level: intermediate
Age: 9-17
Type: Choose
Downloads: 518


 
MY HALLOWEEN COLLECTION - challenge for advanced students
Hi! I know itīs too early for Halloween now, but it will come soon enough. Anyway, this is a collection of speaking/writing activities for advanced teenagers or young adults, which includes five different linguistic tasks, one of them being a challenge to you and your sts from me and mine. Some good-hearted, Halloween creativity exchange, if youīre...
Level: advanced
Age: 12-17
Type: lesson-plan
Downloads: 452


 
USE OF ENGLISH - key word, word formation, synonyms
This is part 2 of my FCE use of English exercises. It can be used for practice or tests for all advanced levels, both teenage and adults, regardless of whether theyīre taking the FCE or not. It is meant to drill word formation(suffixes and prefixes), key word transformation of sentences(with comparison and passive) and synonyms. The word formation ...
Level: advanced
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 441

 


SPEAK UP -guided intermediate and advanced speaking practice
Hereīs a ppt I made for my FCE students to practise describing pictures. It contains several slides with īpropsī to guide them, inspire them, make them use some vocabulary and be creative. I hope you find it useful.

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Downloads: 905


SUMMER GAMES - fun stuff before summer vacation
This is a collection of activities which can be played as games before the summer vacation, concerning summer, sea animals and clothes. thereīs even a story included, so that activities range from writing and memorising to reading and speaking. Each slide is one game, and its key is shown at the bot...

Level: elementary
Age: 8-14
Downloads: 370


THE CONDITIONALS GAME
This is a ppt I made for my intermediate and advanced students who are fed up with revising conditionals using worksheets, which we sometimes all are. It can be used directly in class, or simply as an idea for an activity with pictures and word cards. You can use it with any type of conditional, as ...

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 337


CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP - advanced story writing
I designed this ppt based on an activity I sometimes do with my advanced students (FCE&CAE) - itīs a fun, creative way to expand their adjectives vocabulary and let their imagination do some work for them. They love writing stories about interesting photos with some, but not too much, guided vocabul...

Level: advanced
Age: 12-17
Downloads: 322


word games!!!!
Itīs time for word games - brain teasers! You can use them to finish your school or start the next one! You can use them all at once, or each slide for a new lesson! You probably know some of them, but they may give you ideas on how to play games with all knowledge levels and ages, and itīs all LANG...

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 309


JUDGING BY APPEARANCES - educational and motivational
This ppt (and a corresponding ws) were inspired by Lucia13 who posted this wonderful text in our ESL cafe not long ago. Since Iīm covering describing people with my teenagers, this is just the perfect icing on the cake to teach them to see past the surface. Itīs designed for speaking and reading. I ...

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 211


THE JUNGLE BOOK - short role-play for elementary kids
This is a ppt of a short play for kids I wrote based on Kiplingīs Jungle Book. You can use it for class role reading, or even for a play with kids to perform in front of parents or audience, as I did (btw, a ws version is also available on ESL if you need it, and it contains lyrics to the songs used...

Level: elementary
Age: 7-9
Downloads: 202


HALLOWEEN ASSOCIATION GAMES - play and learn
Finally made it - with a little help from a friend, I managed to turn my association games into ppt games. Rules are included, so if youīve never played - do try. You can do this with all ages and levels. If you like the game, and want to create your own, Iīm also uploading a free template.

Level: intermediate
Age: 7-17
Downloads: 182


GRAMMAR ASSOCIATION GAMES
This is a collection of 4 ppt association games (I used my own template - available in the free templates) for grammar revision. Each slide is one game and you can use all games at once to revise some grammar, or one by one as you introduce a certain topic. Hope you find it useful!

Level: advanced
Age: 12-17
Downloads: 182


childrenīs play - THE UGLY DUCKLING
This is the childrenīs play I wrote on the basis of the original story. Itīs made to suit the needs of my groups(we did a play and a puppet show with it), so I added a few characters (couldnīt load their pics, sorry, too large a format. They absolutely loved it, and so did the parents, especially be...

Level: elementary
Age: 7-10
Downloads: 152


WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GROW UP?
This is a revision exercise I created for elementary students about jobs. It has several tasks, including a limerick at the end (which you may have to help them read, but limericks are great for rhythm). I hope you and your students find it useful and fun.

Level: elementary
Age: 6-11


PIRATE FUN
I made this OE for my students to do before or during their summer holidays. Itīs a wordsearch, vocabulary task and riddles about pirates and their equipment. Itīs also available as a printable, without the interactive options. I love pirate stories, so I have made several materials about this topic...

Level: intermediate
Age: 9-100


DRAGONS
I created this OE with my son in mind. (His English level is not yet there, but Iīm hoping the topic will inspire him!) The exercise contains several tasks - a T/F one, two reading tasks with comprehension and fill-in and a listening task with the theme song of a dragon movie. There are pics and ani...

Level: intermediate
Age: 8-100


LIFE CHALLENGES
Our very own Victoria-ladybug posted this video in the cafe and I just wanted to make sth with it so it inspired me to make my first OE. It doesnīt focus on one particular grammar or vocabulary point, but itīs good for discussing problems, giving advice (should...) and motivating. The video is about...

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100


ANIMAL TALES
This is my fourth OE - but my first one for younger kids. Itīs for kids who like animals - it contains some short reading fill-in tasks, find the mistake tasks, questions with can and a video with a follow-up wordsearch. I hope you find it useful.

Level: elementary
Age: 7-11


LETīS PLAY PIRATES!
I made this OE for my students who just love pirate stories, treasure hunting and pirate songs. It has a listening task (a very catchy pirate song), a reading task and a treasure hunt with prepositions. I hope you like it! AAAAArrrrgh!

Level: intermediate
Age: 8-12


BORN FREE - OUR PLANET
I made this OE inspired by the video for Born Free, but the basis for the exercise is actually environmental care, enjoying the nature and preserving it, so it revolves around nature vocabulary. It contains two videos and several tasks - vocabulary, spelling, memory practice, fill-in... well, youīll...

Level: advanced
Age: 11-100


FISHING FUN
This is an OE based on a fun/funny dialogue between two boys about fishing (thank you, Frank, for your kind permission to use your text). It contains a reading task, two fun fishing videos, a preposition and a vocabulary task. I hope you find it useful and enjoy the dialogue.

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100


QUESTIONS - yes-no, wh, tags and some fun
This is an OE designed to drill the students in making questions in various tenses - yes-no questions, wh-questions, question tags. Thereīs a fun teenage youtube video at the end with the īworld recordī in asking and answering questions. Itīs there just for fun and an extra challenge for your studen...

Level: advanced
Age: 12-100


DRAMA QUEEN - from an early age
This is an OE prepared to revise Present and Past Simple (all forms) through a simple story about a gril who was a drama queen and grew up to stay one as well. The OE has four tasks: 1. Past Simple, 2. Present Simple, 3. Drama Queen lyrics tasks (several) and 4. short answers in both Present and Pas...

Level: intermediate
Age: 9-100