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spinney
Dale
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Iīm a Brit living in Spain teaching English because thatīs 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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The Empire State - FCE reading and gorilla debate
A short reading giving the history of the Empire State Building done in the style of and FCE Reading and Use of English part 1 paper. Answers included, of course. After that, there is a small role play for pair work. Itīs a fun idea for engineers but itīs good enough for non-professionals. Itīs about coming up with ways to repel attacks by giant go...
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100
Type:
Downloads: 48


 
Siamese Twins - Words pairs or groups - Idioms
A little worksheet on binomials and other word groups that students often get wrong (give and take, give or take, here and there, here nor there etc.). There are three different exercises and itīs all topped off with a game which can then be used again and again to help hammer it home. An answer key is provided.
Level: advanced
Age: 12-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 48


 
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: 48


 
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: 48


 
Phrasal Verbs About Daily Routine: A2 level
Worksheet on typical phrasal verbs that are to do with everyday life. There are 12 in total. It starts with a mix-and-match, then there is a section where the verbs are placed into gaps next to an illustration describing somebodyīs day. You then have a choice of snap or bingo to play with in order to drive home the phrasal verbs. Certain ones they ...
Level: elementary
Age: 9-100
Type:
Downloads: 48


 
Wont to, Due to, and Bound to
I started this worksheet to practice "wont to do" and "as was his wont" because it has come up in some texts I have used with my advanced groups. I decided it would be a good idea to review "due to" and "bound to" also, as sometimes all three could be used, depending on the meaning. The answers are on the back.
Level: advanced
Age: 11-100
Type:
Downloads: 48


 
Phrasal Verb About Education: A2.3 level
A simplified, and shorter, version of my other phrasal verb worksheet on the subject of education. This one has an extra game (snap) and some other phrasal verbs, too. Answers at the back.
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100
Type:
Downloads: 48


 
Homophone Fun 1
A 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: worksheet
Downloads: 48


 
Idioms with Get
These are mostly in a business context in this worksheet but all of these idioms are pretty common enough. The first five are also included in a short quiz on the origin of the expressions which can be done in teams for larger groups. The answers are on the back.
Level: advanced
Age: 11-100
Type:
Downloads: 48


 
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

 

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