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spinney
Dale
United Kingdom



I´m a Brit living in Spain teaching English because that´s all I could find over here. I like it though.

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Spring Heeled Jack - FCE Reading and use of English part 2 - and debate
The story of Spring Heeled Jack penned by myself as there was just too much written about him. It´s done in the style of the Reading and Use of English part 2 section of the FCE exam. This is then followed by a fun role-play/debate where the students assume the roles of a board of directors for a highbrow Victorian newspaper. They need to make the ...
Level: advanced
Age: 10-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 49


 
What Season is it?
An A1 reading and picture mix-and-match exercise complete with answers. It can be used to introduce certain vocabulary or to review.
Level: elementary
Age: 7-100
Type:
Downloads: 49


 
Prepositions of time: Part 1
A small worksheet for practising the prepositions of "to" "at" and "on" and their relation to time. Answers overleaf.
Level: elementary
Age: 7-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 48


 
Negative Question Tags
Although an elementary aspect to grammar, I´ve found students with high levels struggling with this. This is a kind of cue-response exercise. It can be done vocally in class or assigned as homework. It can even be done as a speaking exercises only with the teacher saying the questions and the students converting them. Answers are provided.
Level: intermediate
Age: 11-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 48


 
Put the story in order
A little story I wrote for a class of police officers. It seemed to amuse them. Read the instructions and off you go! Works best for small groups. For bigger groups, get the students who need the most practice to read, while the rest are divided into groups to work as a team putting the text into the right order.
Level: elementary
Age: 13-17
Type: reading
Downloads: 47


 
Extra Syllable With S
A small ponunciation card for elementary to pre-intermediate students to help with the tricky "s" pronunciation endings on certain words. Tell the students just to practise pronouncing the words and to save the question on vocabulary until the activity is finished. The instrctions are on the cards. This is a pairwork activity. Repeat it with them f...
Level: elementary
Age: 10-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 47


 
Disasters: Picture matching and reading comprehension
A small work-sheet on disasters. There is also a reading comprehension exercise to consolidate and to examine typical vocabulary used when speaking of such things. Key included.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 47


 
Custard Tart FCE Practice Reading with deabte
A short reading from the Guardian about the disappearance of the humble custard tart from British bakeries and the growing popularity of the dastardly Portuguese pastéis de nata. After the reading, there is a debate complete with debating cards. An answer sheet is provided.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100
Type: reading
Downloads: 47


 
Absolute Power - Healthy Eating: Listening Comprehension Worksheet
A little listening comprehension worksheet for advanced groups for the BBC Radio 4 comedy program “Absolute Power.” The mp3 tracks can be downloaded from here: http://www.mediafire.com/?uusg4i1x797udir or here http://www.mediafire.com/file/uusg4i1x797udir/ab20power.zip Just copy and paste into your browser and it should take yo...
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 46


 
A or An? Part 2
Part 2. A small worksheet, complete with key, that highlights the exceptions to the a/an article rules.
Level: elementary
Age: 8-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 46

 

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