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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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Phrasal Verbs About Education
FCE to CAE prep for ´phrasal verbs on the subject of education. Even a couple of American English phrasal verbs thrown in for good measure (flunk out). The usual mix-and-match, gap-fill, story with debate and bingo. Ideal for the Cambridge Grammar and Vocabulary books, ´particularly the vocabulary sections. At the end of the worksheet there is a re...
Level: advanced
Age: 11-100
Type:
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


 
Feminism and Cooking: CAE reading and debate
A reading that I adapted from the Guardian newspaper about traditional gender roles, feminism and cooking. This is followed up with a role-play on whether to include cooking in the school curriculum or not. Personality cards are provided as well as answers. There is also a small exercise for formal and informal memo-writing.
Level: advanced
Age: 12-100
Type:
Downloads: 47


 
Phrasal Verbs About Emotions
A nice, long worksheet on phrasal verbs connected to one´s emotions. There is also a story and role-play plus a bingo game to drum them in. Answers are provided.
Level: advanced
Age: 16-100
Type:
Downloads: 47


 
Book Adjectives and Adaptation Debate
A short exercise using adjectives commonly used to describe books. There is also a debate on which book to adapt for TV with the participants taking the parts of executives at an online TV channel. They have to choose two of the books according to their personality cards. There is also a short preposition/phrasal verb exercise with answers provided...
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100
Type:
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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