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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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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


 
Idioms about Money 2
I originally wanted to update my first worksheet which I was not too happy about. I still havenīt managed to do that but I have managed to come up with a new set of idioms related to money in some way. There is a small quiz on the origins of the expressions that can be done in teams. Answers at the back. Iīll update my first worksheet when I finall...
Level: advanced
Age: 11-100
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


 
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: 65


 
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: 65


 
Finnish Education System Reading and Debate - CAE practice
A reading adapted from the Guardian that talks about the Finnish education system and suggests trusting teachers to do their jobs. Iīve included a debate with personality cards. Answers given at the back.
Level: advanced
Age: 11-100
Type:
Downloads: 65


 
Prepositions of Position: Above, Over, Below, Under
A small worksheet with a rough explanation and some exercises to look at the prepositions, above, over, under, below. Answers at the back.
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100
Type:
Downloads: 65


 
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


 
Question Tag Intonation Exercise
This sheet is to be used with the tracks that can be downloaded from the link below (copy and paste into the browser). Explain the rules about rising and falling intonation, remembering that the rules are only a rough guide and vary according to regional dialects and accents, and then practise a little by giving them some examples. Hand out the wor...
Level: advanced
Age: 16-100
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

 

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