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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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Mary Wollstonecraft - Phrasal Verb reading
A short text about the remarkable Mary Wollstonecraft, one of the first British feminists and mother to Mary Shelly (author of Frankenstein) with a phrasal verb gap-fill. Should be useful for the subject of gender politics. Answers at the back.
Level: advanced
Age: 14-100
Type: reading
Downloads: 66


 
What was the sentence?
This is a timed conversation activity: There are two columns on the paper; one for sentences and one for conversation topics. Cut each section into strips and place both sections into separate envelopes entitled "sentences" and "topics." Students are divided into pairs and then one student takes a strip of paper from the "sentences" envelope w...
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 65


 
Used to Reading - Doris Was a Land Girl
I use this to get my students used to the "used to" structure for the past. I normally use this as a follow-up exercise after the students have been introduced to the structure. I then have them read the story aloud one paragraph at a time for small groups or one sentence at a time for big. I then get on of them to read the questions at the bottom....
Level: elementary
Age: 8-17
Type: reading
Downloads: 65


 
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: 64


 
Business presentations - Lead-in question role-play
Tell the students that in business presentations in English, just like many other languages and cultures, we often start our presentations with questions to foster interest in the attendees. You could also do a quick session on tag questions if they have a low level and need to practice. There are 4 business situations whereby somebody has to co...
Level: intermediate
Age: 18-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 64


 
Idioms about Leadership
A worksheet that looks at idiomatic expressions that are in some way used to talk about leadership or that use words connected to leadership within the phrase. A small quiz on the origins of the phrases are included. Answers are given at the back.
Level: advanced
Age: 12-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 64


 
Brexit Story Debate and Phrasal Verbs with About Exercise
A topical story about the Brexit fall-out in the UK and EU along with phrasal verbs, a debating exercise and with the answer key thrown in for good measure. If that isnīt enough, there is a page for coming up with sentences in a phrasal-verbs-with-about gap-fill exercise. It should take a couple of hours all in all.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 64


 
Famous Gadgets Origins Quiz
A small quiz about technology. Can be done in pairs or teams of 3 or up to 6. Answers are provided.
Level: intermediate
Age: 16-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 63


 
Phrasal Verbs About Crime 1
A nice, long worksheet on phrasal verbs connected to crime and the law. There is also a story with a connected role-play plus a bingo game to drum them in. There is also a practice test for part 4 of the Reading and Use of English section of the FCE exam. Answers are provided.
Level: advanced
Age: 16-100
Type:
Downloads: 63


 
Idioms about Celebrity and Fame
A small worksheet about fame and celebrity along with a short quiz on the origin of the expression. Answers included.
Level: advanced
Age: 12-100
Type:
Downloads: 63

 

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