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spinney
Dale
United Kingdom



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

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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


 
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: 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


 
Phrasal Verbs for Hotels
A worksheet for preintermediate/intermediate (A2.3) students that gives 12 phrasal verbs on the subject of hotels. Not as complete as my higher level worksheets but there are two games for this one, bingo and snap. There is no story or debate for this worksheet. Answers are at the back.
Level: intermediate
Age: 11-100
Type:
Downloads: 66


 
Phrasal Verbs for Shopping
Another phrasal verb worksheet with bing, a story and debate. There is also an FCE reading and use of English practice test at the end. Answers are included.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100
Type:
Downloads: 66


 
They should have done this
A short explanation of should and how to use it in the past followed by a story of an unlucky man who goes to a conference. Students take it in turns to read the story and then read and answer the questions for each paragraph. There is no answer key as it is all rather subjective.
Level: intermediate
Age: 16-100
Type:
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: 65

 

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