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spinney
Dale
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Iīm a Brit living in Spain teaching English because thatīs all I could find over here. I like it though.

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Idioms about Nationality and Places
A worksheet about idioms of nationality and places complete with a small quiz and an answer key. References to sex and contraception.
Level: intermediate
Age: 16-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 66


 
Motorway Directions Vocabulary
Iīve been using something similar to this for years and it works very well with the students. This is the prettier, updated version but still works the same way. Go over the vocabulary with them from page one and then do the exercise on the next page. You can then use road maps and split the class into pairs and have them giving and asking for dire...
Level: elementary
Age: 12-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 9


 
Travel Agent Adjectives: Gradable and Non-gradable Consolidation
More a writing than a reading exercise as the intention is to show students how to embellish their written texts and move away from just saying everything is "very adjective." The students read the texts aloud and then replace the words in bold with some of those from the box above. Most of them are non-gradable adjectives, but not all. You can the...
Level: intermediate
Age: 9-100
Type:
Downloads: 68


 
Idioms for Agreeing and Disagreeing
A small worksheet that focuses on the use of idioms of agreement and disagreement. There is also a section on the origins of the expressions. An answer sheet has been provided.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 79


 
Alliteration and Idioms
A small worksheet that focuses on the use of alliteration in idioms. An answer sheet has been provided for struggling students striving to see the signification.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 72


 
Newspaper Headline Idioms
A small exercise on common idiomatic expressions. A key is provided. Great for classes on the topic of newspapers.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 68


 
Colour Idioms
A short worksheet on idioms to do with colours or idioms with the word "colour" in them. An answer key has been provided as has a short quiz on the origins of the expressions. An answer key has been provided.
Level: intermediate
Age: 11-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 71


 
Adjectives about Terrain
A small exercise about adjectives used to describe terrain. The students should read the list of adjectives aloud, asking questions about the vocabulary they donīt know. They then apply two neutral/positive adjectives and two negative adjectives to the landscapes in the boxes. After that is done, they need to read out the site requests on the flips...
Level: advanced
Age: 12-100
Type:
Downloads: 32


 
Quantifiers Practice - Art Story and Debate
A story with a selection of three quantifiers every couple of sentences or so. This is all topped off with a debate and debating cards. Answers included.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100
Type: reading
Downloads: 55


 
Quotes about the Media and the News
To complement my worksheet on phrasal verbs about the press, a short exercise about modal verbs of probability and then some quotes from famous people about the media and the news. Answers are given on the next page. The last one, H, is obviously a joke, by the way.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100
Type:
Downloads: 36

 

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What does it mean? 1
A short exercise to test correct use of vocabulary, some of which are false cognates, some of which are cognates.

Level: intermediate
Age: 11-100