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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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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


 
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: 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


 
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


 
Idioms with parts of the Body
Another one of my idioms series but this time with parts of the body. A fun quiz on the origins of the expressions is included as well as the answers. You should edit number 6 if you are planning on using it with children or in a country with a conservative policy on narcotics, as there is a reference to casual drug use.
Level: intermediate
Age: 16-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 73

 

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