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spinney
Dale
United Kingdom



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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Idioms for Agreeing and Disagreeing
A small worksheet that focuses on the use of idioms of agreement and disagreement. There is also a section on the origins of the expressions. An answer sheet has been provided.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 79


 
Roger the Lodger: Housing Role-Play Game
Cut out the cards and divide them into “accommodation cards” and “tenant” cards. On a board make a mind map of the kinds of questions tenants and landlords would ask each other. Give a tenant card to each student – if your class is big divide into smaller groups and give the same set of cards to each group. One student from the group picks...
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 78


 
Idioms of Emotion
Another idioms worksheet but this time about emotion. Laid out in the usual fashion with a small quiz on the origins of the expressions at the end. Answers are provided.
Level: intermediate
Age: 11-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 78


 
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: 78


 
Famous People 20 Question Game
You may need to change one or two of the famous people, depending on where you teach. This is pretty much OK for Spanish students. Print out and laminate. Cut up into cards. Give out one at a time to students (big classes can do the exercise in groups). The rest of the class take it in turns to ask questions of the student with the card to fin...
Level: elementary
Age: 12-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 77


 
How Well do you Know the USA?
A small vocabulary exercise about the USA, its states and some of its cities. Let´s hope I haven´t made any awful mistakes.
Level: elementary
Age: 7-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 76


 
Famous Quotes on Movies
Students need to match the quote with the celebrity. There is also a short section on modal verbs of probability.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 75


 
Idioms about Nature
A small worksheet on Idioms about nature. There is also a quiz section on the origins of the expressions which can be used as a team quiz activity. Answers are provided. If you spot any mistakes, please let me know.
Level: advanced
Age: 12-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 75


 
Family Idioms
A short worksheet on idioms to do with the family or idioms with the word "family" in them. An answer key has been provided as has a short quiz on the origins of the expressions.
Level: intermediate
Age: 11-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 74


 
Online Shopping Descriptions - mix and match
A small reading exercise somewhere between elementary and inermediate. Slightly adult themes and mention of alcohol consumption. Key provided.
Level: elementary
Age: 16-100
Type: reading
Downloads: 74

 

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