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spinney
Dale
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I´m a Brit living in Spain teaching English because that´s all I could find over here. I like it though. I also upload my worksheets on ISL Collective, normally a day or two after I have done so here. br You can order my books by pasting this into the browser: https://www.amazon.es/Dale-Bates/e/B08QD5M5PQ?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1&qid=1613573760&sr=8-1

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Homophone Fun 2
A second short worksheet on homophones and heterographs. For students higher than upper intermediate, get them to cover up the vocabulary box below. There is also a snap card game to help consolidate. The answers are on the back.
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100
Type:
Downloads: 54


 
Phrasal Verbs About The Environment
I have been meaning to do this one for some time now. A very complete phrasal verb exercise on the subject of the environment. There is mix-and-match, gapfill, bingo, an article with a debate plus debating cards and also a short practice for the reading and use of English part 4 section of the FCE exam. Answers are at the back. Click the link bel...
Level: advanced
Age: 10-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 54


 
Phrasal Verbs About Music
Phrasal verbs that have something to do with music in some way. There is a mix-and-match, bingo, snap, and a link to a Kahoot game to play online with the students. The answers are on the back.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100
Type:
Downloads: 54


 
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: 53


 
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: 53


 
Phrasal Verbs About Exercise and Sport
FCE to CAE prep for ´phrasal verbs on the subject of exercising and sport. 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 reading and use of English part 4 test to reinforce what they have been learni...
Level: advanced
Age: 11-100
Type:
Downloads: 53


 
Idioms about Accuracy and Precision
A set of idioms related to accuracy and precision in some way. There is a small quiz on the origins of the expressions that can be done in teams. Answers at the back. I designed this for my team of engineers but I think it can be used for most contexts.
Level: advanced
Age: 12-100
Type:
Downloads: 53


 
Strengths and Weaknesses - Food Adjectives
A worksheet about food adjectives for upper-intermediate levels. A good, robust debate is advisable afterwards. I did this in a bit of a rush, so please let me know if there are any mistakes.
Level: intermediate
Age: 11-100
Type:
Downloads: 53


 
Question Practise - Food and Eating - A2 level
A pairwork activity for getting the students to ask questions using the correct auxiliary verbs. There is a grammar explanation at the beginning explaining how it all works in a concise manner. After that, a large list instructing the students on which questions to ask their partners. Get them to do this exercise in pairs and then circulate and hel...
Level: elementary
Age: 11-100
Type:
Downloads: 53


 
Borrowing Things Dice Game
Select two speakers, one green and the other violet. They throw a dice first and then speak the line that corresponds with the number. The speakers move through the list alphabetically. After they finish, another couple start. When everyone has finished, compare how different the conversation was in content but how similar in context. Different num...
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 52

 

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