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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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Tutorial -Triggers in PowerPoint
This is a short introduction to quite a complicated facility available in PowerPoint. If you can master the basics of using triggers, then you can make your presentations much more interactive and interesting. PowerPoint is a powerful tool at the disposal of a growng number of teachers. The sad fact is that many teachers don´t know - or don´t wa...
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Type: Choose
Downloads: 179


 
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


 
Tutorial - How to reduce size of pictures using PAINT
This is uploaded in response to the numerous questions about How to reduce the size of illustrations. I show how to reduce a 9mb photograph to 16kb using Microsoft Paint. This method is not foollproof and there are other programs that can probably do it better, but everyone has Paint and so everyone can try it. Enjoy.
Level: elementary
Age: 3-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 559


 
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


 
Doctors and Patients - symptoms and diagnosis
This is a group roleplay which can be used with large or small classes. Instructions how to conduct the activity are given on the sheet. The activity is basically patients who share their symptoms with doctors. The symptoms are indications of particular ailments or conditions. These symptoms are generally reliable, but should not be taken as ab...
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Type: flash-card
Downloads: 157


 
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


 
oil pollution - complete speaking scenario
This is the second in a series of integrated skills worksheet. Students are presented with a scenario about oil pollution and with pair works, discussion and role plays they have to work out a solution to the problem facing a village under the threat of oil pollution. Once again, this is an adaptation of an old book ´A Case for English´, but has b...
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 27


 
Loch Ness Monster - Speaking activities
This worksheet is a result of Frenchfrog´s plea for integrated skills. It is an adaptation of a chapter from an old ESL book called ´A Case for English´ which is no longer in print. I have completely changed the role cards and number of participants. It is a complete scenario where the class have to act out and deal with the problem of a monster...
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 112


 
Common English Proverbs
A short list of Common English Proverbs where the student has to decide the missing words from the list given to the side of each proverb. In addition they have to work out what is the meaning of the proverb. A full answer sheet is provided on page 2. enjoy.
Level: advanced
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 17


 
Sentence Maze
This exercise involves the pupils finding the first word of three different sentences and then following the words in the grid to complete the whole sentences. The sequence of each word is directly next to each other, either up, down, left right or diagonally. As you discover each word write it in the boxes until you have a complete sentence. It...
Level: intermediate
Age: 9-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 10

 


Language and the brain
This has been uploaded in response to a query in the forum about brain lateralisation. It is a simple presentation for a very complex subject but hopefully demonstrates the significance of the differences between language learning and language acquisition. This is not a presentation for classroom ...

Level: advanced
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 48


Not another jeopardy game!!!
I know there are several Jeopardy games already uploaded on the site, so what is different about this one? It uses triggers and so enables the user to choose if they want the question or the answer to appear first. There are full instructions how to change the template to make your own questions ...

Level: elementary
Age: 3-17
Downloads: 342


custom animation in PowerPoint
This is an introduction and tutorial about the versatility of custom animation in PowerPoint. It demonstrates some of the colourful effects that anyone can add to their presentations. It also shows you how to arrange ´timings´ of your animations. Most of the effects cannot be seen in this preview...

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 174


flash cards - how to use them
A very simple introduction how to use flash cards in small groups. Includes matching and pelmanism. Just simply play the presentation and sit back and watch, it is on a loop so will continue to play until you press the end show button or Esc. Although I have listed this as elementary, I used thes...

Level: elementary
Age: 6-17
Downloads: 45


small groups - methodology
This PowerPoint demonstrates how to organise a small group activity where all the members of the group must contribute an idea, which is judged by the person holding a role card. Two sets of cards are also attached, one for suggestions and the other for making excuses. The PowerPoint is set to run...

Level: intermediate
Age: 9-17
Downloads: 24


Interviews - an introduction to classroom methodology
This is a ´methodology´ introduction how to organise the class to undertake interview type role plays. I have done this with classes of over 40 participants. The benefit of this style of activity is that the participants get to do the same activity four or five times, but without it becoming too b...

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 31


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


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


How to make flash cards in Word 2
This is the second in the series of how to make Flash Cards in Word. The first one shows how to make up the boxes, this one shows how to insert text and pictures. These flash cards are ´hands on´ size, so I make several sets for each class. I have used 10 sets of cards in one class of 50 kids and...

Level: intermediate
Age: 7-17
Downloads: 37


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

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