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spinney
Dale
United Kingdom



I´m a Brit living in Spain teaching English because that´s all I could find over here. I like it though.

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Too much or too many?
A small picture matching exercise to help the students grasp the much/many, countable/uncountable thing. An answer key has been provided.
Level: elementary
Age: 11-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 54


 
Restaurant Booking Game and Role-Play
Pre-teach necessary vocabulary for reserving tables in restaurants and then divide your class into pairs and have them do the dice games together. Once they have practised the fixed expressions in the dice game 6 times they can then act out the role-plays.
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 139


 
British Superstitions
A short worksheet on superstitions with answers. It can act as an aid to structured conversations.
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 57


 
Present Perfect with Just
A small worksheet with pictures to help the students understand the concept of present pèrfect with the word "just." You will need to explain the American English variation (using it in the simple past). There is an answer key included.
Level: elementary
Age: 10-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 20


 
London�s 5 Billion Pound Super Sewer Worksheet
A worksheet on the BBC documentary about the 5 Billion Pound Super Sewer consisting of a question sheet and a short reading done in the style of the Reading and Use of English part of a Cambridge exam. Answers are provided. I�ll be using it with my two groups of engineers that I am teaching. Tell them not to expect to catch all of the dialogue as...
Level: advanced
Age: 14-100
Type:
Downloads: 21


 
BE to + Infinitive
A simple worksheet on BE TO plus INFINITIVE. Answers at the back.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100
Type:
Downloads: 26


 
Feminism and Cooking: CAE reading and debate
A reading that I adapted from the Guardian newspaper about traditional gender roles, feminism and cooking. This is followed up with a role-play on whether to include cooking in the school curriculum or not. Personality cards are provided as well as answers. There is also a small exercise for formal and informal memo-writing.
Level: advanced
Age: 12-100
Type:
Downloads: 49


 
Alternatives to Problem
A short explanation of the different ways to express the noun "problem" in English in technical situations. I did this for my engineers but it can easily be changed for less technical contexts. There is a dice game to help the students practice and a second page with more practice sentences.
Level: intermediate
Age: 11-100
Type:
Downloads: 46


 
Heteronym Reading Exercise
Heteronyms are words that are written the same but pronounced differently and have different meanings. Here is a little worksheet that I´ve used for a few years with my advanced groups to test their pronunciation. Proceed as you see fit but I always run through the vocabulary box at the top first and give both pronunciations. After that, they take ...
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: reading
Downloads: 51


 
What do they need? Vocabulary for the beach and camping
A vocab sheet for camping and beach items. This can then be used to practice saying what needs and doesn´t need to be packed. Answers on the back.
Level: elementary
Age: 9-100
Type:
Downloads: 28

 

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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