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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.

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Agreement and Disagreement Cards
Print the card, double-sided, and laminate. Introduce the vocabulary.(use the final 2 pages to help) Set the scene for the debate. Hand out the cards so that the students have at least 2 agreeing cards and 2 disagreeing cards. If they have low levels, then give them at least 1 opinion card each. Once the debate starts they must throw down thei...
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 37


 
What was the Refrain?
A small, fun exercise on popular refrains and sayings in English. Two pages, the last one using deliberately complicated language. An answer key is provided.
Level: advanced
Age: 14-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 37


 
Quotes About Fear
Another quotes worksheet but this time about fear. Answer sheet included.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 37


 
Nominalisation 1
A short explanation and then practice for the reading and use of English part 4 section of the CAE exam. Answers provided. Part 2 tomorrow.
Level: advanced
Age: 13-100
Type:
Downloads: 37


 
Linking Sounds 2 - Connected Speech
A short exercise on connected speech designed for Spanish speakers at intermediate level. Answers at the back. Alternatively, this exercise could be done by cutting the sentences into strips and then getting the students to read them out as fast as they can (give them a minute or two to practice) while the rest of the group write down what they hea...
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100
Type:
Downloads: 37


 
Phrasal Verb Snap 1
This game can only be played with even numbers. If you have a group of odd numbers then you should join in the game to make up the numbers. Print out the cards and laminate. For a game of two players just give them a pack of 1 colour (yellow or blue) each. Groups of four shouldn’t be a problem. Players put their cards in front of them face d...
Level: advanced
Age: 12-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 36


 
What form of transport is it? Part 1
A reading mix and match exercise with images for A1 level students. I know it´s frowned on but I prefer they read the boxes out loud. Answers are provided.
Level: elementary
Age: 7-100
Type:
Downloads: 36


 
Engineering English - Atmospheric Railway Vocabulary Project
I did this for my group of engineers and they seemed to really enjoy it. The best part is the follow up section where they have to work in pairs to explain how it could be done with today´s technology and material. Answers included for the vocab section. This compliments my Phrasal Verbs on Leadership exercise that has a section on Brunel and a deb...
Level: advanced
Age: 14-100
Type:
Downloads: 36


 
Directions Vocabulary, Activities and Game
Another one for Aftab57: I have used this a fair bit too and found it to be very helpful at A1 to A2 level. The students panic at first, when you tell them that you are going to get them to learn how to give directions. Follow the "how-to" section on the back and you can´t go wrong. I´m glad I took the time to make this as it has made this very eas...
Level: elementary
Age: 8-100
Type:
Downloads: 36


 
Quotes about the Media and the News
To complement my worksheet on phrasal verbs about the press, a short exercise about modal verbs of probability and then some quotes from famous people about the media and the news. Answers are given on the next page. The last one, H, is obviously a joke, by the way.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100
Type:
Downloads: 36

 

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