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

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Phrasal Verbs with Away
A set of phrasal verb worksheets on the subject of phrasal verbs with away. There is a mix-and-match, a cloze exercise, invent your own phrasal verbs exercise, a story with gap-fill, bingo and a final debate. Answer key included. I uploaded this last week and then realised there was a glaring mistake and deleted. So if youre feeling a touch of dej...
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 44


 
Irregular Past Verb Practice Illustration
Thanks to Bruna Dutra for her notebook template. Use this as you see fit. This is a speaking aid. I tend to get the students to ask, "What did she do on Monday the First?" hoping that they respond with, "She took the train to London." It can also be used to practise auxiliary verbs in the past; e.g. "Did she take the train to London on Monday the 1...
Level: elementary
Age: 8-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 43


 
What does it mean? 3
Divide your students into teams and then get them to try and guess the meanings of each word. Award points for correct answers.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 43


 
Mountain Biking - Summer camp text with exercise and key
Another short reading with a picture vocabulary matching exercise with answer key for those that do linguistic summer camps.
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 43


 
Grammar Vigilante - FCE part 1 story, debate and corrections exercise
This story has been adpated from the internet in the style of the FCE Reading and Use of English section of the FCE exam, part 1. Answers are provided along with a letter that has to have the grammar and spelling corrected. There is then a fun debate about the Grammar Vigilante. This man really does exist, by the way.
Level: advanced
Age: 16-100
Type: reading
Downloads: 43


 
Evolution by Fire - Reading and Use of English part 2 and Debate
This is a small reading done in the style of the FCE/CAE reading and use of English part 2 part of the exam. It is then followed by a small, fun role-play. Answers are provided. If anybody is interested, I also have a documentary (BBC - Horizon) that deals with the subject and a worksheet that I knocked up to use with it. PM me if you would like to...
Level: intermediate
Age: 11-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 43


 
Music and Sound Idioms
A short exercises on idioms connected in some way to music or sound. A short quiz on the origins and the answers are included.
Level: advanced
Age: 12-100
Type:
Downloads: 43


 
Planning Permission Role-Play and Reading
Students should read the story and do the vocabulary exercise before or after, depending on how the teacher prefers it. After the students have read the original article, cut out and distribute the personality cards. Then get one of the students to read the role-play scenario and another to read out the proposals. After the students have had one mi...
Level: advanced
Age: 11-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 42


 
British and American Misunderstandings - Adult Version
A short exercise on the amusing differences between American and British English. Not for kids and Ive thrown in a couple of smaller, not so controversial examples, too. Answers are provided.
Level: intermediate
Age: 16-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 42


 
Idioms about Texture and Surface
A small worksheet complete with a quiz on idioms connected to texture and surfaces. The answers are at the back. Ideal for professionals that work with materials, topography and the likes. It serves as a vocab check, too.
Level: advanced
Age: 11-100
Type:
Downloads: 42

 

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