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  1. Grocery Store Marketing TermsGrocery Store Marketing Terms
    Grocery store use many different marketing words that can confuse students when they go shopping. Use this worksheet to help students understand the meanings of these words so that they can become savvy shoppers and not be caught by some of the tricks grocery stores play. Find more life skills worksheets at HelpTeaching.com.
  2. Vocabulary Web Graphic OrganizerVocabulary Web Graphic Organizer
    Use this vocabulary web graphic organizer to help students learn more about key vocabulary words. Students place a word in the middle of the web, and then surround it with synonyms by writing them in the outer boxes. Find more graphic organizers at HelpTeaching.com.
  3. Common Exception Words 1Common Exception Words 1
    Common exception words are 'tricky words' to read. Some exception words are used very frequently, which is why children should start reading and writing them at an early age. This English resource helps students practise reading and writing common exception words. They are asked to read the word and use it in a sentence.
  4. 'Perfect' by Ed Sheeran'Perfect' by Ed Sheeran
    [attachment=32381]This is a listening activity in which the learner will be able to fill in the gaps, put the sentences in order, learn new vocabulary and sing along with the lyrics. It's a slow song so the learners at different levels might be able to do it. A glossary has been added at the end of the activity.
  5. Occupations Word SearchOccupations Word Search
    Students can use this worksheet as a warm-up activity and learn some words related to occupations. This activity can be done as an in-class activity or students can work individually. The idea is that they become familiar with different occupations around the city. It's good to practice the vocabulay before the activity begins.
  1. Occupations Word SearchOccupations Word Search
    Students can use this worksheet as a warm-up activity and learn some words related to occupations. This activity can be done as an in-class activity or students can work individually. The idea is that they become familiar with different occupations around the city. It's good to practice the vocabulay before the activity begins.
  2. Should/shouldn'tShould/shouldn't
    Students in turn take cards and ask for advice from the rest of the group. For example, 'I want to improve my English. What should I do?' Students could challenge each other's advice to make the activity more interesting. Students love this activity.
  3. Vocabulary Web Graphic OrganizerVocabulary Web Graphic Organizer
    Use this vocabulary web graphic organizer to help students learn more about key vocabulary words. Students place a word in the middle of the web, and then surround it with synonyms by writing them in the outer boxes. Find more graphic organizers at HelpTeaching.com.
  4. 'Perfect' by Ed Sheeran'Perfect' by Ed Sheeran
    [attachment=32381]This is a listening activity in which the learner will be able to fill in the gaps, put the sentences in order, learn new vocabulary and sing along with the lyrics. It's a slow song so the learners at different levels might be able to do it. A glossary has been added at the end of the activity.
  5. Grocery Store Marketing TermsGrocery Store Marketing Terms
    Grocery store use many different marketing words that can confuse students when they go shopping. Use this worksheet to help students understand the meanings of these words so that they can become savvy shoppers and not be caught by some of the tricks grocery stores play. Find more life skills worksheets at HelpTeaching.com.
  1. Talk for a MinuteTalk for a Minute
    This ppt is a good game for your students to practice speaking for one minute on one of the topics that they are going to choose by luck, it is appropriate for a conversation class ( beginner- intermediate), I hope you enjoy it, it 's very interesting.
  2. Verb Tenses BoardgameVerb Tenses Boardgame
    Here's another board game I made to get your students into verb tenses. I've used the present simple and present continuous/past simple and past continuous but you can of course use all tenses, it's up to you. I made a rule that one student tells they other student in which tense he/she has to make a sentence. Play it the way you want and of course it's fully editable!Let me know if you spot a ...
  3. Songs To Study English 2Songs To Study English 2
    This Teacher's resource pack contains 16 songs to study (and - I hope - to speak) English. I used them during my lessons, made some corrections and finally decided to share. The structure of the pack is: Teacher's notes for a song followed by a students' page (worksheet). Unlike Songs To Study English 1, you can use more games and other activities with songs. That's why Appendix was added. I ...
  4. Christmas Materials Package 2010: Tons of ActivitiesChristmas Materials Package 2010: Tons of Activities
    Here's a huge 41-page Christmas materials package kindly provided by www.learnwell.fi (also publicly available from their website) that is filled with dozens of ready-to-print Christmas materials, seasonal exercises on vocabulary and grammar, Christmas dialogues and more. Download it and see for yourself - and you won't be disappointed! Merry Christmas! Activities include: Christmas board game ...
  5. Christmas BookletChristmas Booklet
    In this booklet designed for my primary school pupils, who study English for five years, there are some of the most beautiful Christmas songs (Oh Christmas Tree, Jingle Bells, Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer, We Wish You a Merry Christmas, White Christmas, Happy Christmas) and fun activities (color by number, riddle, crossword puzzle, write a letter for Santa, Christmas acrostic write, read and ...

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