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Passive voice- newspaper article
A lesson plan for a reading exercise looking at the passive voice. The article is from the Daily Mail newspaper (UK) about the arrest of a TV soap opera star. The lesson plan focusses on the usage of the passive rather than structure and form. Thanks.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: reading
Downloads: 74


 
Prefixes game
To practice word formation- prefixes. I have uploaded a powerpoint that explains these in detail (http://www.eslprintables.com/powerpoint.asp?id=49327#thetop). Instructions: By adding the appropriate prefix to the words in the box create a new word. For example, if the word is “read” and in the brackets under is written “(again)”, you need to wr...
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 65


 
Amy Winehouse: You know I´m no good
Students read the abridged MTV biography about Amy Winehouse and complete the table with the events in her life. They then watch the video of "I´m no good" and complete the words that are in phonetic script. This song could be used as a lead-in to a discussion about fame, newspapers, celebrities, drugs/alcohol or artists who died too young.
Level: elementary
Age: 14-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 65


 
Future conversation cards
Conversation prompts to be used with a desk of playing cards. There are two pages. This activity is intended as a review of all future tenses. Cards 2-6 should elicit sentences with will. Card 7 should elicit a sentence with won´t Cards 8-9 should elicit a sentence with ´going to´ Cards 10 & ´jack´ should elicit a sentence with the future perfe...
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 59


 
"Irreplaceable" Beyonce
A gap fill activity with definitions. Thanks.
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 45


 
Video: National Geographic Secrets Of The Taj Mahal
Pre-listening, vocabulary building and while watching activities for this 9 minute video about the Taj Mahal. I linked this to an activity about the seven wonders of the world. Key included. Thanks.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 43


 
Video: “Steve Coogan on media surveillance” - Guardian
Some activities to introduce and use whilst watching the very short interview with Steve Coogan about media surveillance. There is a debate activity too. Link is included on the document, as well as a key. Thanks.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 34


 
Verbs of feeling
Students fill in the vowels in the verbs of feelings, before matching to the definitions. Thanks.
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 31


 
Feelings vocabulary
Students complete the gaps in the sentences, then complete some follow up activities (page two) in pairs to practice dialogues and look at opposites.
Level: elementary
Age: 8-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 29


 
Body Language: A Key to Success in the Workplace: Bloomberg Business Weekly
Authentic, unabridged article with pre, while and after reading activities. Thanks
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: reading
Downloads: 27

 


Adverb position
Powerpoint outlining the rules for adverb position, including when there is more than only adverb in a sentence. Practice included at the end. Thanks.

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 168


Reported speech: Introductory verbs of reporting
A powerpoint with a quick review to reported speech, followed by introductory verbs of reporting (agree, insist etc.) and the verb patterns with which they are used. Thanks.

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 72


Sentence stress
A presentation reviewing stressed and unstressed words to improve listening comprehension and pronunciation. Thanks.

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 49


Word formation- prefixes
A powerpoint including an intrdouction to prefixes and suffixes before focussing on prefixes. Here is a game to practice these prefixes: http://www.eslprintables.com/printable.asp?id=571838#thetop I created a handout as well, based on the advice here: http://www.onestopenglish.com/support/ask-...

Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 48


Adjectives: -ing & -ed
Using love as a context, students explore -ing and -ed adjective forms. There are notes on the PPT slides. After slide 11 students can work on: http://www.eslprintables.com/printable.asp?id=567555#thetop On slide 13 there is a link (a MS Word icon) to a document for students to match the diffe...

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 45


Pronunciation: word formation- suffixes
A powerpoint linked to this one: http://www.eslprintables.com/powerpoint.asp?id=47827#this Powerpoint reviews syllables and stressed syllables before looking at the pronunciation changes made by certain suffixes (as in the powerpoint) above. Thanks

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 43


Make and do
A simple presentation to elicit the phrases for make and do, to illustrate the rules at a basic level. Thanks.

Level: elementary
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 42


Word formation
This presentation focusses on prefixes and suffixes in general, before looking specifically at forming nouns from verbs and adjectives. I have included my notes on the presentation. Thanks.

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 39


Adverbs
An overview of adverbs including: Adverbs modifying advectives, past participles etc. Adverb formation Spelling rules Adverbs and adjectives with same form Adjectives with an adverb form Adverbs with two forms Adverb form in informal English. Goes well with this game: http://www.onestopeng...

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 34


Modal verbs
A presentation with examples (and notes with details) about modals for: 1. Ability and possibility 2. Degrees of probability 3. Polite requests/permission/prohibition 4. Suggestions and advice Thanks and hope it helps.

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 33

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