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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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AVATAR - movie follow-up worksheet 1
This is the first worksheet (2-pager) based on texts about the movie Avatar. I wasnīt sure whether to put it under intermediate or advanced, but everybody knows their sts best. Itīs some vocabulary work and comprehension work as well. I hope you find it useful. (There are 3 worksheets in the collection.)
Level: intermediate
Age: 11-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 332


 
ADVANCED VOCABULARY TREASURY - word games
This is a collection of word cards with advanced nouns and adjectives, with detailed instructions for the games and work you can do with them to improve your stsī vocabulary, word formation, writing and speaking. Iīve been using these cards with my FCE and CAE groups for several years, and they are very effective. The good thing about them is that...
Level: advanced
Age: 12-17
Type: lesson-plan
Downloads: 331


 
HOW TO SAY GOODBYE TO YOUR STS AT THE END OF THE SCHOOL YEAR?
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... Here is my suggestion!
Level: intermediate
Age: 9-17
Type: others
Downloads: 330


 
READ AND EXPAND - advanced text work
This is a collection of 8 lesson plans for 8 different texts (some of which I can thank some ESL members for), which I am planning to use with my advanced (even some intermediate) groups. They require reading, writing, vocabulary expansion, etc., and contain texts, tasks, follow-up essay or discussion ideas and game ideas. They are not typical text...
Level: advanced
Age: 12-17
Type: lesson-plan
Downloads: 315


 
CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP - advanced story writing
This is a collection of worksheets designed for advanced levels. It is based on an activity I sometimes do with my advanced level groups, and it inspires creative story writing offering some guided vocabulary. It also contains a list of 200 useful adjectives for teachers (with the link). I usually combine this type of activity with the ppt of the s...
Level: advanced
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 315


 
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


 
association games cocktail no.2
This is part 2 of my Associations Cocktail collection. It contains association games for CRIME, LAW, DETECTIVES & AGENTS. These games are perfect for intermediate and advanced levels, for teenagers and adults, as they motivate speaking, situational language, use of idioms, logical and creative thinking. They are great as ice-breakers, intros into t...
Level: intermediate
Age: 9-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 291


 
association games cocktail no.3
This is part 3 of my Associations Cocktail collection. It contains association games for HOUSE, FAMILY & SPORTS. These games are perfect for intermediate and advanced levels, for teenagers and adults, as they motivate speaking, situational language, use of idioms, logical and creative thinking. They are great as ice-breakers, intros into topics, re...
Level: intermediate
Age: 9-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 273


 
MY GREAT GIANT BOARD GAME no.1 - FANTASY CHALLENGE
This is my pet project (thanks, Isabelucha, for finally motivating me to put it in pc instead of only having the hand-made version)- itīs a giant board game, where the pieces are your students, and you can play it outdoors or indoors (outdoors is so much more fun). The game is based on various fantasy stories from books and movies, and consists of ...
Level: intermediate
Age: 7-17
Type: Choose
Downloads: 265


 
Valentineīs Day for kids
This is a choice of rhymes, ideas on how to play with vocabulary and stories, and a worksheet to use with preschool or elementary school kids. I hope you like it.
Level: elementary
Age: 4-9
Type: lesson-plan
Downloads: 263

 


VALENTINEīS DAY - WORD GAMES
This is a ppt created to play team word games with sts in class. Itīs fun, nothing difficult, playing with words (5 games with key), but can be used at the beginning or the end of the lesson. It can be done in writing or as speaking activities. The tasks are also available in printable form as a ws ...

Level: intermediate
Age: 9-17
Downloads: 82


SILLY ENGLISH - how easy is it to translate things?
This is a ppt I prepared for my advanced teenagers who got just a little bit overly self-confident as far as their knowledge was concerned. It is based on an e-mail I got with ridiculously translated hotel and other signs around the world. Itīs really funny, but the task for the sts is to say it in ...

Level: advanced
Age: 12-17
Downloads: 82


CUTE ANIMALS - short stories about animals
This is a ppt linked with my ws also called Cute Animals. The ppt contains 3 of my new stories with a follow-up activity for each, plus three suggestions for the sts to invent their own stories (so you can also use it with intermediate sts). You can use the ppt alone, or accompanied with the ws wher...

Level: elementary
Age: 7-12
Downloads: 76


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


Comparison with Harry Potter
This is a short ppt game to practise comparatives and superlatives to describe the characters from Harry Potter. (Another adition to moravcīs project) Thereīs also a ws and an OE available. I hope itīs useful!

Level: intermediate
Age: 7-17
Downloads: 74


tenses - when does it happen?
You know when your teenage or adult sts have covered most tenses in English, and there are always those who try to memorize the rules of usage instead of simply listening to the sentences to decide what happens when? So I made this ppt for my sts, to rely on their feelings about time, and only then ...

Level: intermediate
Age: 11-17
Downloads: 69


PEOPLE IN THE PRESENT - present tenses and describing people
This ppt is prepared for adults (but can be used with teenagers as well) who still have problems with describing people and deciding when to use the Present Simple or when to use the Present Continuous. It drills the difference with practical picture descriptions, also expanding their vocabulary ban...

Level: elementary
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 66


Ever seen this woman?
Not one of my most colourful activities, but the lesson I had using this ppt turned out to be one of the most powerful and memorable experiences with teenagers. I had been looking for an interesting, unlike-typical-school history text to do with kids, when this text came to me via e-mail and stunned...

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Downloads: 58


ELEMENTARY REVISION GAMES - kidsī level 1
This is a ppt I use at the end of school year with my level 1 school kids - we revise all material through this ppt and we play it as games in 2-3 teams. It covers many topics (alphabet, he/she, colours, numbers, city places...) and itīs really fun to do.

Level: elementary
Age: 7-11
Downloads: 57


THE SNOW QUEEN - intermediate project
This is a ppt based on the storynory.com text (link for text and audio provided). I made it for my intermediate students. It contains the part of the story till Kay is taken by the Snow Queen (with pics) and from then on there are tasks for sts to guess what happens next, etc. It can be used with ma...

Level: intermediate
Age: 9-17
Downloads: 56


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


SHERLOCK HOLMES 2
This is the second part of my Holmes OE series. This one contains two tasks - the first one is a multiple choice task with info on Holmes from Wikipedia, and the second one is an open cloze based on listening to the words from the given TV-series trailer. I hope itīs useful to you.

Level: advanced
Age: 10-100


SHERLOCK HOLMES 3
This is the third OE Iīve made about Sherlock HOlmes. It contains two reading tasks - a multiple choice(based on a tex from Wikipedia about Holmesīs habits) and a true/false(based on a ppt video about Conan Doyle.). Hope you can use it.

Level: advanced
Age: 10-100


LINGUISTIC DILEMMA - word formation
This is my second OE created to help my FCE students with their word formation skills. It is rather simple to use and offers two different tasks to practise word formation.

Level: advanced
Age: 12-100


PREPOSITIONS in idioms and phrases
This is my third OE. The graphics are simple, but it will be useful for my FCE students to revise some idioms and phrasal verbs. The tasks are fill-ins. I hope you find it helpful.

Level: advanced
Age: 12-100


SUMMER - DONīT YOU JUST LOVE IT?
I made this OE for my last lesson with my students before the summer holidays. There is a bit about ocean animals, about diving and a funny cartoon taking place on the beach. I hope you have fun with it!

Level: elementary
Age: 7-100


Present Perfect with Harry Potter
This exercise is part of moravcīs project on learning grammar with Harry Potter. It is designed to practise the Present Perfect. It has three different tasks. Thanks, dear moravc, for letting me join the project!

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100


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


REPORTED SPEECH WITH HARRY POTTER
Another addition to our Grammar with HP project - started by moravc. This one, in addition to the ws, deals with direct and indirect speech. I hope you find it useful.

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100


MEMORIES & RESPECT
This is a word formation task I prepared for my students, although it is the message Iīm trying to get across to them, more than have them practise word formation. Inspired by a small, but significant act of teenage vandalism, I decided to prepare this text. I hope you find it useful, be it just for...

Level: advanced
Age: 12-100