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anitarobi
Anita Kovacevic
website 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 25 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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100 ways to praise a child
I got this text by e-mail from a friend, so I donīt know whose it is, but I hope nobody minds my turning it into a ws (page 1) and a lesson-plan(page 2). Itīs such a beautiful text, full of positivity (to finish your school year maybe), and in the lesson plan you can find ideas on how to expand it into sth more complicated and even more serious(dis...
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-17
Type: lesson-plan
Downloads: 185


 
4-in-a-row WORD GAMES
This is a collection of 4-in-a-row games, with basic rules of use for those who have never played it before. Itīs a great game for all ages and knowledge levels and you can even improvise it in a few minutes. It starts by listening and building vocabulary, but it ends with sts creating their own games by writing a lot and using the dictionary. My s...
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-17
Type: lesson-plan
Downloads: 85


 
??? TAGS & PAST PERFECT WITH OTHER TENSES
No huge philosophy here - a ws for advanced sts to practice question tags and past perfect in combination with other tenses, with brief rules into each in the introduction. I hope it comes in handy!
Level: advanced
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 13


 
A FAREWELL TO STUDENTS - goodbye message in rhyme
We all try to prepare sth special for our students at the end of the school year. You might want to try doing something like this - a special message with a special text... This is a poem I have written for that occasion. Itīs an addition to what I uploaded the other day, so to avoid repeating myself, if you need more ideas on how to use this, feel...
Level: intermediate
Age: 9-17
Type: others
Downloads: 165


 
A JAR OF PICKLES AND A CUP OF COFFEE - great reading
This is one of the best short motivational texts I was sent to by e-mail (http://gleez.com/articles/management/cup-of-coffee-with-friend--time-management). Itīs about time managment, friendship, family, everything that matters in life. Page 2 is a detailed lesson-plan on how to introduce the ws through discussion, brainstorming, and a project after...
Level: advanced
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 152


 
a short reading test on animals
No fantastic graphics here, sorry! This is a short reading test on animals for elementary kids. The teacherīs version is first, and then there are several small printable/photocopiable versions for kids. I had my kids do it as a reading test, then write the same thing about another animal in their notebooks, then they switched notebooks and tried t...
Level: elementary
Age: 7-10
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 36


 
A TRIBUTE TO TINA TURNER
I started it off by writing 1939-1971-2009 on the board and asking students to elicit ideas about what these years might refer to and which historical events happened in this span of time. Then we did the lyrics in groups of 2-3, then we watched Tina and Beyonce perform Proud Mary, then read the biography... Do I need to say how impressed they were...
Level: advanced
Age: 11-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 5


 
ACTIVE INTO PASSIVE & BACK
This is a worksheet I designed for my adult group - a simplified revision of passive, with 4 tasks - revising to be in tenses, Past Participle of some useful verbs, turning active into passive and back. It also contains a key. I hope you find it useful.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 61


 
ACTIVE READING - ambiguities
This is a collection of 5 worksheets dealing with ambiguities and inconsistencies in the English language. 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 fun. I hope itīs useful to you!
Level: advanced
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 393


 
ACTIVE READING - oxymora
This is a collection of 5 worksheets dealing with oxymorons or oxymora (as you like it) in the English language. The worksheets require reading and writing and are very useful for advanced teenage and adult levels, including FCE and CAE levels. The tasks are rather demanding, but dealing wiht oxymory is highly challenging for the sts. I hope itīs u...
Level: advanced
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 305

 


advanced Halloween workshop
This is a ppt I prepared for my intermediate and advanced teenage students. They love writing Halloween stories, but we usually do some brainstorming before the actual writing, so this ppt also has some vocab-expansion activities in the beginning. I had problems adding sounds, so feel free to add yo...

Level: advanced
Age: 11-17
Downloads: 44


advanced levels - practice (CAE)
This is a ppt I used for my CAE group. It is made up from various exercises from books, free website practice and experience. It requires writing, speaking and English in use, but every 2-3 slides, thereīs a short pop-word game to break the drill routine and stimulate the brain. I hope you find use ...

Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 140


ALPHABET LESSON - SONG AND RHYME FOR KIDS
This is a rhyme I made up for my kids to add a word to each letter of the alphabet. They can perform it in front of the parents, adding signs for letters and movement for words, and you can add any alphabet song they like. My kids liked it a lot - I hope yours do, too.

Level: elementary
Age: 6-10
Downloads: 45


AN IMAGINARY PLANET - reading, speaking and writing for intermediate students
I have created this ppt for my internediate kids (9-10 yrs old), as follow-up for space and astronauts (a text in Chatterbox 4). Itīs a reading text about an imaginary planet, a speaking activity about Earth, and a writing task to create their own planet. (Thereīs also a matching worksheet available...

Level: intermediate
Age: 9-12
Downloads: 47


ASSOCIATION GAMES TEMPLATE - free and you can actually play it!
Dear colleagues, Iīve been trying to make a ppt in which you can actually play association games, but kept having problems. Then a friend gave me such a simple idea and, as all simple ideas - it worked superbly. So, as promised in the forum, hereīs a free template with rules and an example game. I h...

Level: elementary
Age: 3-17
Downloads: 0


BE THE TEACHER - error correction
This is a collection of movie quotes. Each of them contains a slight mistake, and itīs your stsī job to find them. Key is provided in the end. Itīs a fun way to make your sts aware of some mistakes, and afterwards you can ask them to list their typical mistakes and become aware of them. Itīs a reall...

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 55


CHANGING OUR WORLD - childrenīs motivational story
Hereīs my contribution to Frankīs project for the children. Itīs a story inspired by his poem Global Warming, and itīs meant to motivate children to change things. Itīs simple reading with three motivational tasks as follow-up. The ppt includes the story and Frankīs poem. Thanks, Frank, for the moti...

Level: intermediate
Age: 9-17
Downloads: 38


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: 156


CHIT-CHAT-speaking revision
This is a ppt made up from prop slides. I prepared it for my adults who are not very eager to speak, who need props to help them speak and who want to cover as much as they can in as little time possible. Sounds familiar? Anyway, I hope you find it useful. Iīm also uploading a ws with the same vocab...

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 118


CHRISTMAS SPIDER - ROLE PLAY
This is an old role-play of mine based on world legends, tales, songs and nursery rhymes about Christmas(Iīve just updated the word doc uploaded here before). Iīve used it as role play and a puppet show and am planning to use it again this year. Itīs nice to do with children, because there are lots ...

Level: elementary
Age: 6-11
Downloads: 74


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


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


Comparison with Harry Potter
Another addition to moravcīs project Grammar with HP. This one is for comparison practice and uses Harry Potter characters to make it more fun. (Also available, a ppt game and ws about this). Hope itīs useful!

Level: intermediate
Age: 8-100


CONDITIONALS WITH HARRY POTTER
This is an OE with four different types of conditionals (from zero to third) and a fun video/audio challenge at the end, based on Harry Potter stories. Itīs another addition to moravcīs project on learning grammar with Harry Potter. I hope you find it useful!

Level: advanced
Age: 10-100


DEMONS - IMAGINE DRAGONS
Trying to find a new song that has a message and no lyrics I would have to censor, I came across this one. I think it has something to teach my teenagers about not being superficial, about being self-critical, but also about relying on the good in each other. I prepared some tasks with synonyms, ant...

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100


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


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


EMELI SANDE -CLOWN
The song is just too beautiful to miss. There are some follow-up vocabulary and comprehension tasks with Sandeīs biography and explanation for the song. I hope your students enjoy it.

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100


FANTASY LAND -PART ONE
I made this OE to accompany my Fantasy Land project (5 wss available with posters, projects and games). I prepared this for my after-holiday workshop, to step back into English, but not immediately into our coursebooks. Itīs more fun and basic culture than grammar, but I love sneaking vocabulary in ...

Level: intermediate
Age: 9-14


FANTASY LAND 2
This is another part of my Fantasy Land collection (5 wss and another OE). This one is a bit more difficult - it requires reading and filling in the blanks from given options. Hope itīs of use!

Level: intermediate
Age: 9-14