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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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Marriage Idioms
An exercise on idioms about marriage. B1 to B2 level. It starts with a standard gap-fill exercise where students try and guess the words that go in the gaps (get them to give you an example using the idiom). After that, there is a short quiz on the origins of the expressions. An answer key is provided.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 83


 
Idioms about Work
A nice, long worksheet on idioms about work with a quiz at the end about the origins. Answers are provided.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 83


 
Horror Story
This is an old story that has been told time and time again which I have turned into a "guess-what-happened-next" activity. Read the instructions and off you go. This could also be used as a means to practicing connectors. Perhaps not a good idea for the younger classes!
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: reading
Downloads: 82


 
Traffic Light FCE Reading - Debate - Traffic Stop Role-Play
This is a complete class. It should last about and hour and a half. First, there is a reading done in the style of Part 1 of the Reading and Use of English section of the FCE exam. This is followed by a debate relating to the reading. There is then a dice game relating to traffic stops by police. There then follows a short role-play. An answer shee...
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 82


 
Personality Traits - Team Leaders
Similar to my other worksheets but with this one the adjectives are compound adjectives and the objective is to put each person into a team that is best suited to their skills. You can get them to debate who goes where once they have done all the vocabulary and read the boxes out loud.
Level: advanced
Age: 14-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 82


 
Crime and Criminals
A small but rather complete worksheet on crime. Answer key provided.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 81


 
Prepositions about Travelling and Movement
A short worksheet, with a brief explanation, on prepositions connected to travelling and movement. Answers are provided.
Level: elementary
Age: 9-100
Type:
Downloads: 81


 
Prepositions about Work
A short explanation and set of exercises on prepositions connected to work. The answers are provided.
Level: elementary
Age: 10-100
Type:
Downloads: 81


 
Idioms Quiz: Part 2
Print, laminate and cut out the cards. Organise the class into two teams. Take one card at a time and read out the first question (or give to the students to read). Teams must choose A, B, or C, as the answer. One point is given for a correct answer. The origin of the idiom is then read out with an additional point given for a correct answer.
Level: advanced
Age: 16-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 81


 
Making an appointment dice game
Find a partner and play together with one person speaking the lines in the yellow box and the other speaking the lines in the green. Throw a dice before you start to determine which line number to say in each section. Once you have finished, swap roles and start again using a different number from the dice. Then try the role-play below and see how ...
Level: intermediate
Age: 18-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 81

 

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