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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. 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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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


 
Reported Speech - Questions
A short worksheet to help students practise reported speech in question forms. Answers are on the back.
Level: intermediate
Age: 11-100
Type:
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


 
Problem page debate
First, teach them fixed expressions for agreement and disagreement. Tell the students that they are the editing team for a large newspaper and that they need to make a decision about each problem page letter before the "Agony Aunt" writes it. Assign a charachter card to each student and tell them to debate according to their charachterīs conscience...
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 73


 
Wireless Charging Stations for Electric Cars: CAE reading and debate
An adapted reading from a green website about wireless charging stations for electric cars. There is then a debate with personality cards. Answers at the back and reading is done in the style of the CAE exam reading and use of English part 1. There are additional pairwork cards for those of you that teach engineers. The engineers can work together ...
Level: advanced
Age: 14-100
Type:
Downloads: 73


 
Common Suffixes
A short exercise on suffixes with some explanations. More upper intermediate than advanced but there is some advanced vocabulary involved. Designed with part four the reading and use of English section of the Cambridge exams in mind. The answers are on the back.
Level: advanced
Age: 11-100
Type:
Downloads: 73


 
Should and shouldnīt do 1
A small grammar guide with 12 fill-in-the-gaps exercises thrown in.
Level: elementary
Age: 10-17
Type: grammar-guide
Downloads: 72


 
Phrasal Verbs with up Complete Activity
A very complete phrasal verb exercise with bingo, a role-play, a story, answer key and a partridge in a pair tree. Itīs an updated version of my Prhasal Verbs with up exercise which I deleted. This one has been used many times is 100 guarenteed to work.
Level: advanced
Age: 18-100
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 72


 
Clothes Idioms
A worksheet that looks at idiomatic expressions that are in some way used to talk about clothes or that use words connected to clothes within the phrase. A small quiz on the origins of the phrases are included. Answers are given at the back.
Level: advanced
Age: 11-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 72

 

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