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chrissmolder
Chris
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Polite requests - requests and asking for permission
Worksheet and activity cards for using ´could you´/´would you mind´ and ´could I´/´would you mind if I´. Two pages.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 99


 
Gift of the Magi - adapted for ESL students
I´ve adapted this version for my Int/Upper-Int class. Teachers give the students the first few pages of the story (with comprehension questions) and then ask the students to make up and present and ending to the story. Then the teacher gives the students the last part of the story. Please let me know if you have any suggestions (after using it)....
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: reading
Downloads: 84


 
Blowin´ in the Wind (song: listening, discussion, and focus on passive voice)
A listening and discussion activity about Bob Dylan´s ´Blowin´ in the Wind´. Asks students to identify phrases written in the passive voice. Teachers will need to get a recording of the song.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 58


 
It´s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
A worksheet to accompany the movie and a fun quiz for after the movie (you can make it into a competition). You must have a copy of the movie. It does not currently include an answer key. Probably also suitable for pre-intermediate.
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 34


 
"Mother Tongue" adapted excerpt of an essay by Amy Tan
This is an adapted excerpt of an essay by Amy Tan (you can find a copy of the full text here: https://blogs.law.harvard.edu/guorui/2008/02/06/mother-tongue-by-amy-tan/). There are comprehension questions and discussion questions, with suggested answers included. It is a great essay for exploring issues related to "broken" and Standard varieties of ...
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 30


 
Hopes and Dreams
This is an online activity which involves reading two poems with imagery related to hopes and dreams: ´Hope is the thing with feathers´ by Emily Dickinson and ´A dream deferred´ by Langston Hughes. Focuses on imagery and positive and negative connotations of words. For high level students.
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 30


 
Whale Rider Trailer and Summary
I used this worksheet to prepare students for the movie. It contains a gap-fill for a trailer (there´s a hyperlink to the trailer on the worksheet--current as of 9/2010). There´s also a summary completion and a few comprehension questions about the trailer/summary. It´s a really nice movie to use in class. I use other resources from http://www...
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 23


 
Bridget Jones´ Diary Trailer
This is a gap-fill to be used with one of the Bridget Jones´ Diary trailers. As of 9/2010 it could be found at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQdy98B1nf0 Answer key included.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 19


 
The Green Mile
Worksheet for selected scenes in the movie: the scene where we meet John Kawfee, and all of the scenes involving the mouse. It has some strips that need to be cut ahead of time by the teacher. Sorry--it does not currently include an answer key. May also be suitable for pre-intermediate.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 17


 
Example of a formal debate - Should people be allowed to eat on the train?
This is an example of a debate. I used it after introducing the format of a formal debate to my students. It can be cut up and arranged by students (leave out the headings). See also my ´Planning a debate´ Powerpoint.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: others
Downloads: 16

 


Planning a formal debate
A short Powerpoint which introduces the structure of a formal debate. See also my example of a formal debate (written).

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Downloads: 32


Literary Techniques in Music
This Power-point allows the teacher to play some songs (many of them current pop songs) by clicking on the sound icon on each slide. Students listen and try to identify metaphor, simile, personification, and/or hyperbole. If students can´t guess by listening, the teacher can show the lyrics. The a...

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100
Downloads: 18


Angel by Sarah McLachlan
A simple listening exercise for a beautiful, soothing song. I have set the difficulty of the listening task at INTERMEDIATE, however I think only ADVANCED students will be able to comprehend the meaning.

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100


Christmas Around the World
Sorry--this file has been corrupted. I´m trying to have it removed.

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100