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spinney
Dale
United Kingdom



Iīm a Brit living in Spain teaching English because thatīs all I could find over here. I like it though.

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Idioms Picture Mix-and-Match
A small worksheet to match the idiomatic expressions with some pictures. Answers at the back.
Level: advanced
Age: 11-100
Type:
Downloads: 39


 
Modifying Comparatives and Superlatives
A small exercise to practise modifying comparatives and superlatives. A fair amount of vocabulary has been provided but it can be expanded to help improve the range of the students. Answers at back.
Level: intermediate
Age: 11-100
Type:
Downloads: 39


 
Idioms about Technical Development
A worksheet on the subject of technical development designed for use with business English classes. A couple of adult themes are included in the quiz section, so use caution if you are considering using them in a high school although if you take away the quiz, it will be fine for under-11s. Answers are on the back.
Level: advanced
Age: 16-100
Type:
Downloads: 39


 
What is his phone number? His her question practice.
A simple worksheet for pairwork qustion practice. Answers included.
Level: elementary
Age: 8-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 38


 
Participles with Nouns
A short exercise to give the students some practice on using participles with nouns. Answers are on the back page.
Level: intermediate
Age: 11-100
Type:
Downloads: 38


 
Comparative similes
A short worksheet that shows the structure of the comparative form with as and similes. There is then a section where the students can create their similes. No answers for this one, of course.
Level: intermediate
Age: 11-100
Type:
Downloads: 38


 
Discourse Markers - Alternatives to "Regarding"
A short explanation of the different ways to express the discourse marker (thank you Jayho) "regarding" in English in technical situations. I did this for my engineers but it can easily be changed for less technical contexts. There is a dice game to help the students practice and a second page with more practice sentences.
Level: advanced
Age: 11-100
Type:
Downloads: 38


 
Ways to Express Obligation
Another short worksheet in the form of a dice game that should prove useful in extending the range of students when they want to express obligation. Some expressions are formal and others are not quite so formal.
Level: advanced
Age: 11-100
Type:
Downloads: 38


 
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

 

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