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spinney
Dale
United Kingdom



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

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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


 
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: 63


 
Past Perfect Continuous
A small worksheet on the past perfect continuous. There is a reference to drunkenness, so you may want to edit that part if youre thinking of using it with kids.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100
Type: grammar-guide
Downloads: 63


 
Idioms about Reading and Books
A small worksheet on the subjects of idioms relating in some way to reading, writing, or books. There is also a small quiz on the origins of the expressions that can be done in teams. The answers are at the back.
Level: advanced
Age: 12-100
Type:
Downloads: 63


 
Emergency Switchboard Role-play
A set of role-play cards for role-playing emergency switchboard operators. By the way, the one on ISL collective is mine too. It even has my picture and name next to it. Pistols at dawn for anyone that reports this worksheet.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 62


 
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. Ive included a debate with personality cards. Answers given at the back.
Level: advanced
Age: 11-100
Type:
Downloads: 62


 
Idioms about Leisure
A small worksheet on the subjects of idioms relating in some way to leisure. There is also a small quiz on the origins of the expressions that can be done in teams. The answers are at the back. I would be careful about the age of the students as the word "piss" is used and there are idioms about drinking alcohol.
Level: advanced
Age: 16-100
Type:
Downloads: 62


 
Death Idioms: Vocabulary Exercise and Quiz
An exercise on idioms about death. B2 level. It starts with a standard gap-fill exercise where students try and guess the words that go in the gaps (get them to give you an example using the idiom). After that, there is a short quiz on the origins of the expressions. Answer key is provided.
Level: intermediate
Age: 16-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 61

 

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