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Michael Hughes
Malaysia



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

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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


 
Canīt live without it
This worksheet should be given out in pairs and each pair has to decide what is expensive, important and useful. For modern kids/people this may be a life threatening issue!!! It raises some awareness about what they regard as important in their lives. Full instructions how to conduct the worksheet are given on page 3. (There is a twist to the ...
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 104


 
Newspaper misprints
This is a series of sentences that are grammatically correct, but one of the words is a ītypoī mistake that changes the meaning of the sentence. Some of the sentences are quite amusing. Page 2 gives all the answers to the mistakes (in case you canīt find them yourself!!!!). Not sure where I got this from, so if anyone has claim on this I would b...
Level: intermediate
Age: 11-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 23


 
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 īHow do you feel about?ī 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


 
Men Talk - What men wish all women would realise
This is a very ītongue in cheekī 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


 
Animal body parts
This activity gives a list of approx 50 words which can be used to physically describe most animals and includes the most common habitats. Each can be placed into different categories such as size, skin, legs, colour, habitat, food, special features.
Level: elementary
Age: 9-12
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 10


 
Sniglets - Words that donīt exist but probably should!
This worksheet is a collection of īsnigletsī which are words that demonstrate the flexibility and creativity of the English language to generate words that do not exist but can give a specific name to concepts, events and things that have never been named before. They are usually the combination of one or two other known words that describe the ne...
Level: advanced
Age: 10-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 23


 
cops and robbers
This is a role play especially useful for large classes. It involves language of crime and is basically a whole class activity where some of the class are īcopsī and the rest are different types of īcriminalsī. Each can only identify each other by particular things they have in interest. The criminals have to find each other, before the cops do....
Level: intermediate
Age: 11-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 20


 
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 īA Case for Englishī, but has b...
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 27


 
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

 


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 ītimingsī of your animations. Most of the effects cannot be seen in this preview...

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 174


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: 47


Adjectives - Kimīs Game
This is a Kimīs game where a number of adjectives are presented in both picture and word form. 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 reveal the missing words. Enjoy...

Level: elementary
Age: 7-14
Downloads: 88


PowerPoint Jigsaw Template
This is a blank template of a jigsaw. Place a picture under the jigsaw and click on the pieces one at a time to reveal the picture. Pieces can be selected at random. Instructions how to put pictures behind the jigsaw are included as the handout notes in the presentation.

Level: Choose
Age: 6-17
Downloads: 384


Adjectives - Introduction
This is a simple introduction to all the words used in other Kimīs 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


fruit - anagrams2
This is an activity where the pupils are presented with the names of 20 different pieces of fruit, but the words have been jumbled to make anagrams. Arrange the class into small groups and have them unscramble the anagrams. Move the cursor over any of the words and when it turns into a small hand,...

Level: elementary
Age: 6-12
Downloads: 38


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


Pelmanism - pairs game using PowerPoint - Template
This is a template for teachers to put their own pictures and words under the tiles so that they can be chosen at random by the teacher after the pupils choose the tiles. The second and third slides of this template are instructions how to place your own pictures and words on a new presentation. Th...

Level: intermediate
Age: 5-100
Downloads: 23


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: 339


classrooms - anagrams
This is an activity where the pupils are presented with the names of 20 different items relating to classrooms, but the words have been jumbled to make anagrams. Arrange the class into small groups and have them unscramble the anagrams. Move the cursor over any of the words and when it turns into a ...

Level: elementary
Age: 7-14
Downloads: 7

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