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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. I´ve been an EFL teacher for 28 years now. Thank u all;-)

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"The Island" - Watching the movie (Cloning)
This worksheet helps with the viewing of the movie "The Island". I followed a mate´s advice and updated the source. I use this movie usually after studying the unit about biotechnology. Sts usually enjoy it a lot.
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 37


 
-ing/infinitive with certain verbs
Informative worksheet with practice and key! Might help!
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 8


 
A song - "Ebony and Ivory"
This is the worksheet used with the ppt "A Multicultural World". Contains full lyrics.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 10


 
A World of Many Cultures - Discrimination
This is a task-based worksheet with 3 activities. I used it as a test, so it also has specifications. It is on the topic discrimination on grounds of disability. KEY is included :-)
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 73


 
A World of Many Languages
Test for 10th graders. Comprehension; Grammar; Composition
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 47


 
Asking for and Giving Directions
Worksheet on asking for and giving directions for 7th graders - level 3. Identifying places.
Level: elementary
Age: 13-14
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 90


 
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


 
Being a Teenager: Is it Good or Is it Bad?
Another one in the series of "Pros and Cons", "Advantages and Disadvantages". This time about the controversial issues of "being a teenager". The best or the worst time in everyone´s life?
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 75


 
Cloning: Yes or No?
This is a worksheet prepared to help students understand the breakthroughs in genetics, but also to draw their attention to the most common arguments both in favour and against cloning. It is used as a support material not only to discuss the topic but also to prepare them to critically watch the movie "The Island". The support materials to watch t...
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: others
Downloads: 234


 
Complete Test on The Environment
This is one of the tests I´m giving to Portuguese students this week. It´s a complete test on the environment. It comprises vocabulary matching exercise, vocabulary in context, text + comprehension, grammar focus (verb tenses, gerunds and infinitives) and essay writing. Hope it´s useful.
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 80

 


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


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. I´ve 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


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


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


Extensive Reading - Lamb to the Slaughter, Roald Dahl
I´ve 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


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


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


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


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


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

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