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niacouto
Maria Natália Couto
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Hi, I came across this wonderful sharing place. We all have to gain by sharing, I think. Iīve been an EFL teacher for 28 years now. Thank u all;-)

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Modal verbs can/canīt/must/mustnīt - school activities
Grammar-guide on Modals Verbs for elementary students. Explanation and practice, using vocabulary related with school.
Level: elementary
Age: 12-14
Type: grammar-guide
Downloads: 23


 
Test - 11th graders - Environmental Issues
Fully editable test on Environmental Issues. Text and comprehension, Filling in gaps with suitable verb tenses, rephrasing (connectors) and essay writing. Also includes specifications.Iīve noticed it looks funny: watermark vanished!?
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 74


 
Environmental Issues _ The Reno Disaster in New Zealand_Key included
As I am discussing environmental issues, the Reno Oil Spill in New Zealand was one of the most recent examples of how we have been harming our planet. I decided to put this event in the test for my 11th form students (7 years of English).
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 55


 
The World of Work - test - 11th grade
Written test with pre-question; comprehension; grammar and composition
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 120


 
Special Passive Structures
This is both an informative and practice ws on special structures of passive: "It is believed that..."/"Peter is believed to ...". Explains the alternative/impersonal passive strucuture. Contains guide+practice+key. Hope it helps.
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 33


 
The Reported Speech
Informative worksheet. Explains what the Reported Speech is and comprises the changes from Direct to Reported in tables. I usually put as a resource for elearning.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: grammar-guide
Downloads: 1


 
Travelling - Key is included
This worksheet focuses on travelling. It contains different activities: Vocabulary in context; Language focus; Reading comprehension and essay writing. Hope it may be useful. :-)
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 103


 
Writing a Biography
This worksheet was prepared to consolidate writing biographies. It is divided into 3 parts: 1) students look at the photos and are elicited some answers on them; 2)after identifying the celebrity and her job, students answer some questions on her. In part 3) they are given a table with noteform information on Avril Lavigne and they are asked to wr...
Level: elementary
Age: 13-14
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 18


 
Being a Teenager - KEY is provided
This is a task-based worksheet about what it is like to be an adolescent. The worksheet comprises 3 activities with vocabulary in context, using the gerund and the infinitive(s), reading comprehension exercises and a writing (argumentative text). Activities A and B contribute for the accomplishment of activity C. As I used it as a test, the worksh...
Level: advanced
Age: 15-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 126


 
Expressing desire, preferences or regret (wish/if only)
Grammar-guide on the usage and meaning of "wish" and "if only" to express desire, preferences and regret. Includes practice: A. Sentence Completion; B. Rephrasing + KEY to the exercises.
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: grammar-guide
Downloads: 167

 


Exchange Programmes for Students
I prepared this presentation to discuss the benefits of enrolling Exchange Programmes for students . This activity was prior to a reading about an Erasmus experience. It helped students enlarge their understanding of the usefulness of these opportunities. :-)

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 45


Discrimination
This power point includes the different types of discrimination that people have to face in our modern world. Hope it may be useful :-)

Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 93


Mass Media and Global Communication
This power point is used to introduce the topic Mass Media. It includes the identification of media. How the media evolved, the effect of media on young people and the advantages and disadvantages of Mass Media. Hope it may be useful :-)

Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 111


Young People in a Global Era
Now this is the right file. I usually use this ppt presentation to start the topic "Young People in a Global Era". By showing behaviours tend to be the same throughout ages, sts enjoy it a lot. They also like the band "Cold Play". Usually starts a nice discussion. (sorry to those 2 ppl who had alrea...

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 13


Relative Clauses for intermediate students
This ppt presentation was used with Portuguese 8th graders. Includes Relative Pronouns and Relative Adverbs + examples.

Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 35


A Multicultural World
This ppt is used to anticipate some of the issues dealt with in the movie "Crash" for the topic "A Multicultural World". It involves pair work and class discussion. At the end there is the cover of the version of the movie I use. With the last slide I start exploring the feelings conveyed by the cov...

Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 28


Modal Verbs: Explanation and Practice
This ppt presentation was used to briefly revise the modal verbs. At the end there are some exercises that can be used to make sure the students no longer have problems with modals (tricky as they are). I hope this resource can help you.

Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 581


Genetically Modified Food
I prepared this ppt presentation as a warm up activity for the topic of Genetic Engineering. It suggests a hot discussion on this controversial issue. At the end there is a suggested research and a writing homework assignment.

Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 147


Cloning
This ppt presentation comprises a description of the process of cloning; some example of experiments that have already been carried out that involve cloning. Iīve inserted an element of surprise by inserting photos of my students with a reference to their personality (everyone enjoyed it :-)). The s...

Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 53


Extensive Reading - Lamb to the Slaughter, Roald Dahl
Iīve prepared this ppt presentation to introduce my 10th form - level 6 students Extensive Reading as part of the syllabus to develop reading strategies. In the first part of this ppt students are invited to discuss their reading habits; then, they are given some information about what Extensive rea...

Level: advanced
Age: 16-100
Downloads: 32

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