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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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Reacting to Bad News - FCE gap-fill and debate
An article adapted Medical daily with a standard FCE gap-fill practice exercise included. This is followed by a controlled debate. An answer key is included.The text is slightly above B2 level but it should keep them on their toes and the debate/role-play should be fun. Adult themes. Well, more or less. It depends on the country.
Level: intermediate
Age: 16-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 67


 
Idioms about safety
A worksheet that looks at idiomatic expressions that are in some way used to talk about safety/danger or that use words connected to safety/danger 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: 67


 
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: 67


 
Phrasal Verbs About Relationships
Another phrasal verb worksheet with bingo, a story and debate. There is also an FCE reading and use of English practice test at the end. Answers are included. This time it is on the subject of relationships. I have looked it over for mistakes a couple of times, but you know how these things go. If there are many mistakes, please let me know and I w...
Level: advanced
Age: 11-100
Type:
Downloads: 67


 
Whatīs my line?
Cut up into cards. Give out one at a time to students (big classes can do the exercise in groups). The rest of the class take it in turns to ask questions of the student with the card to find out their job. Student may only answer "yes/no" if a beginner or "Yes, I do/am/it does etc" if a little more advanced. Set a limit of 20 questions. Can also b...
Level: elementary
Age: 10-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 66


 
Conversation Dice Game
Select two speakers. The speakers move through the list alphabetically. They throw a dice for each letter and then speak the line that corresponds with the number. After they finish, another couple start. When everyone has finished, compare how different the conversation was in content but how similar in context.
Level: elementary
Age: 10-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 66


 
Giving Good News
A small worksheet to do with expressions relating to good news and happiness. It has a key for the gap-fill exercise.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 66


 
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


 
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


 
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: 66

 

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