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The Hobbit "riddles in the dark"
Here is a worksheet for the "riddles in the dark" scene from The Hobbit movie, link to youtube included. You will be better off with a dvd with English subtitles, though, as Gollum lisps heavily, which may be a problem for elementary students. It includes an activity on riddles as a warm-up which should be fun in class and a key, just in case. Enjo...
Level: elementary
Age: 10-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 25


 
Urban legends film worksheet
This is a worksheet exploring an urban legend about a "cooked bride" (as a result of tanning bed overuse). The 7 min. long film can be downloaded from youtube.com (link included), there are both questions stimulating discussion about urban legends and personal appearance (and how far would you go to improve it). Enjoy!
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 30


 
The making of AVATAR
This is a worksheet to accompany the youtube link about the characters in the Avatar movie, with a special focus on a female character, Neitiri. The documentary lasts about 3 minutes. Key included. Enjoy :-)
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 13


 
Hitch movie worksheet
A fun way to look at people desperate for a relationship and others desperate to master the language of advice and description for FCE ;-) And a grat movie, too. Suitable for B2 levels.
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 37


 
Word Formation and Taboo games for CAE
These are two games (matching pairs for word formation and taboo speaking game recycling vocabulary) that go with Ready for CAE coursebook review sessions unit 9 and 10. Best when played in pairs (first game as a race) or groups :-) More enjoyable review session guaranteed!
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: others
Downloads: 22


 
Six days seven nights film worksheet FCE
A worksheet based on the early 12 minutes (3;15-12 min.) of the Six Days Seven Nights movie with Harrison Ford, David Schwimmer and Anne Heche. Desiged for FCE students (Objective FCE coursebook) amnd thatīs why it has word formation, vocabulary component and a picture description component. Happy viewing ;-)
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 21


 
FLASHCARD GAMES IDEAS :-)
Finally, itīs here. Your lifesaver. 3 pages of various flashcard games ideas which you can play with your younger students. Some are the ideas of my colleagues, some mine. All tried and tested in the minefield, though honestly I rarely teach such young learners who enjoy TPR. So will you in your work :-D
Level: elementary
Age: 3-12
Type: others
Downloads: 57


 
TIME CLAUSES BOARDGAME
Hey, hey, CAE teachers! Here is a more fun way to practice time clauses with your students - either in small groups or in pairs or pairs. You just need this board, a coin and good mood :-)
Level: advanced
Age: 14-100
Type: others
Downloads: 25


 
True Confessions of a Shopaholic documentary
This is a handout accompaning the youtube downloadable documentary showing a shopaholic $ 280 k in debt for buying clothes. At the end you will find a collaborative speaking task (FCE/CAE students oriented) giving students further exam oriented practice. Enjoy!
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 92


 
SPICE UP YOUR ENGLISH WITH SYNONYMS
This is a vocabulary list you should hand to your exam students (FCE, CAE, CPE, IELTS) so that they would no longer use bland vocabulary (think, good, bad, nice :-S ) or be able to skillfully use formal/informal varieties of English. Realizing that lifting vocabulary from the test material, using it inapproporiately, or applying vocabulary that is ...
Level: advanced
Age: 14-100
Type: others
Downloads: 210

 


To be going to and Present Continuous bomb game Part 1
Forever grateful to foreverjinxed for the template ;-) Yes, youīve encounteres these two in one of the cousebooks and are missing a fun exercise to practise? I give you plenty of examples for Present Continuous and to be going to, ideally to be played in teams with you keeping the score. To have ...

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100
Downloads: 41


Too much or too many? Crossing chickens game
A different way to practice too much/too many for elementary+ learners. This is a variation of snakes and ladders game, but with a twist, you only have one pawn which has to be clicked in order for it to move. Unfortunately answers will not show up (they are in the notes for the presenter) so youīll...

Level: elementary
Age: 8-100
Downloads: 55


THATīS ENTERTAINMENT! TV shows and films vocabulary :-)
The exercise contains pictures and puzzles to review vocabulary related to TV and movie industry. Double click on the right clue and the answer will appear under the picture. Best to everyone and special thanx to Latvija for the template :-)

Level: elementary
Age: 10-100
Downloads: 65


PAST TENSES and PRESENT PERFECT WHACK THE MOLE PART 1
After you have laboriously taught them narrative past tenses (Past Simple/Continuous, Past Perfect/Continuous plus Present Perfect/Continuous), itīs time for some fun practice! Animation and sound included, so are the answers if you click on the slide again. Instructions are provided in the first sl...

Level: intermediate
Age: 13-100
Downloads: 42


To be going to and Present Continuous bomb game Part 2
Thatīs the follow up to P1 of the game with the same title. Enjoy:-)

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100
Downloads: 28


GERUNDS OR INFINITIVES BOMB GAME
Hi again! This time itīs gerunds and infinitives on the menu, I used it to practice with a CAE group. Itīs the Bomb game, so divide your group into teams, explain that theyīll have to put in gerunds or infinitives (sometimes bare) in the gaps and if they are successful something is going to pop up -...

Level: advanced
Age: 14-100
Downloads: 51


Past Simple Mystery Box
Team game to consolidate Past Simple. Divide the class into any number of groups you want. Students of a team answer one question. If the answer is correct, they get 20 points. Then they must decide whether to open the mystery box (then they are not getting the 20 points), stay with the points they ...

Level: elementary
Age: 12-16
Downloads: 89


PAST TENSES and PRESENT PERFECT WHACK THE MOLE PART 2
Here is PART 2 of the game, you just have to download both and put the presentation back together. The game practices PAST TENSES and PRESENT PERFECT in a fun way, the aim is to clear a plot from a mole by inserting the correct verb form. Answers, instructions, animation and sound included. Too b...

Level: intermediate
Age: 13-100
Downloads: 32


PLURALS GAME
If you are - like me - teaching these plurals (and spelling rules) again to beginners, this presentation will help you out there in the practice stage. Rules to review at first, examples next. Hope you like it :-) Clicking the right clue will make the answer show up under the picture.

Level: elementary
Age: 5-12
Downloads: 74


The Oscars quiz
The Oscar night is over, so why donīt you discuss the awards with your students? Some facts plus a short trivia with a link to Coco - a cartoon which won the Oscar this year. Have fun!

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-15
Downloads: 40


EXPRESSIONS OF THE FUTURE
Activate these future expressions with the advanced students! Give them your tired : bound to, on the point to, about to, due to, is to etc. Spice these up with some future tenses and voila... Use and enjoy!

Level: advanced
Age: 14-100


Indefinite pronouns :-)
Here is my go at indefinite pronouns (some-/any-/every-/no- body, -thing, -where) coupled with a game of chance ;-) After you "throw the dice", your pawn will move and a sentence with 2 options will appear. Good for practice stage of any lesson on indefinite pronouns, made for teens but will suit mo...

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100


Advanced collocations game CAE level
This is a review game for collocations with nouns and adjectives. Definitely for advanced students, like the ones preparing for CAE / Cambridge Advanced. Actually, the game is supposed to complement unit 1 of Ready for CAE. This way you practice vocabulary like: major/daunting challenge, total/dism...

Level: advanced
Age: 14-100


MODALS and EXPRESSIONS OF POSSIBILITY and CERTAINTY
Dear tired teachers ;-) Something to help you review these modals/perfect modals and other expressions like bound to, (un)likely to, little likelihood etc. Definitely for advanced students - I had my CAE guys in mind. Hope you enjoy it and have fun!

Level: advanced
Age: 14-100


COMPARATIVES AND SUPERLATIVES
Comparatives and superlatives in a fun way. Enjoy!

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100


CONDITIONAL I AND II GAME :-)
Conditional 1 and 2 review game! Fastest finger - let the best man/woman win the virtual bucks ;-) The game practises the aforementioned conditionals initially in affirmative sentences, then in questions. Always a part of the sentence with a verb is given to make it a bit easier. This game works!

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100


PAST SIMPLE regular and irregular verb forms
Here is an activity to review and consolidate Past Simple that all of us have taught at some point. Hope you find it useful too ;-)

Level: elementary
Age: 10-14


INDEFINITE PRONOUNS
Here is my go at indefinite pronouns (some-/any-/every-/no- body, -thing, -where) coupled with a game of chance ;-) After you "throw the dice", your pawn will move and a sentence with 2 options will appear. Good for practice stage of any lesson on indefinite pronouns, made for teens but will suit mo...

Level: intermediate
Age: 11-100


CONDITIONAL I AND II GAME
Conditional 1 and 2 review game! Fastest finger - let the best man/woman win the virtual bucks ;-) The game practises the aforementioned conditionals initially in affirmative sentences, then in questions. Always a part of the sentence with a verb is given to make it a bit easier.

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100


IMPERATIVES
An exercise to practice imperatives both in positive and negative versions (e.g. Go and Donīt go). At the same time it revises "do" and "make" in the medium level of difficulty questions. The game was originally designed to go with Your Space 1 book but will suit any elementary level course. Have ...

Level: elementary
Age: 10-100