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Michael Hughes
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Now working as a senior lecturer at Sunway University, Malaysia teaching English for Specialist and Academic Purposes.

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Stupid People Awards
This is a record of the ´Darwin´ award for the most stupid person in 2007. Students have to match the three parts of each account to find the completed text. Not too difficult, but when put together, some of these are quite funny. It is amazing how dumb people can really be!!! I think these are all true, but if not they should be!!! Complete a...
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 97


 
Men Talk - What men wish all women would realise
This is a very ´tongue in cheek´ exercise on advise that men think women should know about them. This is not a serious proposition, but an amusing set of principles that can be used as a stimulation to talk about the differences between male and female. Maybe someone could come up with a similar list about what women think men should know about t...
Level: advanced
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 85


 
Silly advice problems
This is a series of cards which contain fairly ridiculous ideas that may happen to people. Classes should form small groups of five or six, place the cards upside down in the middle of the table and take turns at turning over a problem and the others have to contribute their solutions to the problem. The one one with the best/most original/funnie...
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 84


 
How to automatically insert the reference of your document
This is another instruction sheet to show you how you can automatically insert the reference of your document in to the footer. This is for those who print worksheets and sometime later wonder ´where on earth did i get that from?´ If you have never had this problem, then this is not for you. The instructions are quite detailed and may frighten s...
Level: intermediate
Age: 9-17
Type: lesson-plan
Downloads: 56


 
How do you feel about...? A Class survey
This is a template for a class survey where 3 different people have 3 different worksheets, each asks the same question ´How do you feel about?´ but each one has different situations. They should ask three different people for their responses to the situations. There is even a column to write any different feelings they may come up with. This ...
Level: intermediate
Age: 11-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 56


 
A new approach to language teaching - article
For the new year as teachers are preparing for new lessons try this which is a direct extract from an ESL Journal outlining a new approach to language teaching. I have tried this method myself with my children and have found a reasonable amount of success. I have been informed they can now communicate quite well in a variety of languages - though...
Level: advanced
Age: 13-17
Type: article
Downloads: 55


 
Christimas Story Flash Cards
These very simple drawings are excellent illustrations showing the Biblical Christmas story. Get pupils in small groups to match the cards with the words and later to arrange the cards in the correct order. (The shepherds come before the wise men). They can be used as a basis for story telling or simple writing. Let the true meaning of Christmas ...
Level: elementary
Age: 7-17
Type: flash-card
Downloads: 43


 
The Queue
This is a series of 36 cards which states the place where a person is standing in a queue (line up). This is ideal as a warmer, or ice breaker. Each student has to find their place in the line by finding what the person in front and behind is doing. Full instruction on how to stage manage this are given on the first page. (Not sure if this is o...
Level: intermediate
Age: 9-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 43


 
rules of English writing
For all the grammarians out there who like to know the rules of writing in English, look no further. Here is a comprehensive guide and examples of all that is necessary (well some of it anyway) to master written English. See if you can work out the solution yourself before giving it to your students, and if not there is an answer sheet on page 3....
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Type: grammar-guide
Downloads: 37


 
Irregular - regular past tense
This is two stories, woven into one. One story uses regular past tense and the other, irregular past tense verbs. Students have to sort out which story is which. (I have had this on my computer a long time, I am not sure if I wrote it or not!! I do not think it is stolen, but if anyone else has claims on this I apologise.) It is such an interes...
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 35

 


Occupations - Introduction
This presents all the individual occupations which can be further practiced with other Kim´s Game activities. This presentation should be used for beginners to introduce the occupations as large pictures - similar to giant flash cards!! Enjoy.

Level: elementary
Age: 7-14
Downloads: 76


Fruit - kim´s game
This is a ´kim´s game´ activity where the pupils are presented with 10 different pieces of fruit, then move down the slides and two of them are missing. They have to remember the fruit and say which is missing. This makes extensive use of PowerPoint triggers prepared in Office 2003. Click on the n...

Level: elementary
Age: 6-12
Downloads: 68


How to Make Flash cards with Word
This presentation is inspired from FrenchFrog´s excellent introduction to making stylised boxes as flash cards. This gives a simple introduction how to make a template that can be used over and over again to insert your own pictures or text. All the boxes will be the same size and so can be cut ou...

Level: intermediate
Age: 7-17
Downloads: 66


Language games - flash cards
This is part 1 of a presentation to demonstrate how to play ´pelmanism´ using flash cards. It is a simple presentation presenting a simple game, but one which has kept many a tired teacher and pupils occupied and interested many times over. Part 2 has many other different games and is not included...

Level: elementary
Age: 4-12
Downloads: 66


Adjectives - Introduction
This is a simple introduction to all the words used in other Kim´s Game activities. All the words are presented as Pictures, with words and example sentences. Use this to introduce the words to beginners.

Level: elementary
Age: 7-14
Downloads: 63


Body Parts - matching
An introduction to different parts of the body. Arrange the class into small groups and have them write the name of the body corresponding to the picture on the screen. To display the correct answer click on the letter and the name will be revealed. Letters can be clicked at random.

Level: elementary
Age: 6-14
Downloads: 62


Animal Face
This is a PowerPoint of a worksheet contributed by Luiza "Miss Williams" (used by permission) The preview will look very confusing but when presented it just shows the face. Click on each animal and it will reveal its name. There are instructions how to use this in the handout notes. I liked this...

Level: intermediate
Age: 7-17
Downloads: 59


Occupations - alphabetical
This is just a demonstration powerpoint to show how versatile the program can be. It is a simple list of occupations, but can only be completed by selecting the occupation in the correct alphabetical order. This demonstrates an advanced use of triggers that allows the user to manipulate slides so ...

Level: elementary
Age: 7-14
Downloads: 58


Language Games Part 2 - buzz, fives etc
This is part 2 of the language games PPoints. This has 5 other simple games which, although designed for primary, I have also used very successfully with adults (try doing buzz with older kids - they are no better than younger ones) They are especially useful to use when the class is tired, for br...

Level: elementary
Age: 4-17
Downloads: 53


Occupations - Kim´s Game - Pictures
This is a Kim´s game where a number of occupations are presented in picture form only, making it a little more challenging. The class should be divided into small groups and told to remember as many as possible, then move on to the next slide where 3 are missing. Click on any of the numbers to revea...

Level: elementary
Age: 7-14
Downloads: 51

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