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  1. Nemo Quartet Cards - Practicing AdjectivesNemo Quartet Cards - Practicing Adjectives
    This quartet card game is based on the movie Finding Nemo. The aim of the game is for students to collect four of a kind. I designed the game to practice personality adjectives. The adjective above the character picture shows the adjective of that card. The three below the picture are the adjectives a student still needs to collect. The activity encourages students to practice word order in qu ...
  2. At the RestaurantAt the Restaurant
    This worksheet has 2 activities which focus on restaurant vocabulary. The first activity is a gap fill for a restaurant conversation and the second activity asks questions based on a fictitious restaurant menu, which is useful for checking student comprehension.
  3. Match Maker - PersonalitiesMatch Maker - Personalities
    This is a fun activity which practices adjectives. Students make up a friend and try to match make them with another student's friend. Students complete their own friend's profile first and then mingle around the room to find a suitable match for their fictitious friend. The activity encourages students to think about physical adjectives, personalities and likes/dislikes.
  4. Should and Shouldn't ExercisesShould and Shouldn't Exercises
    This is a simple worksheet which practices the use of 'should' and 'shouldn't'. The first activity is a gap fill and the second activity asks students to write sentences according to the situations presented. The topic of the worksheet is 'healthy eating/living'.
  5. My Dream HomeMy Dream Home
    I use this house template to practice furniture vocabulary. Students design their dream home by cutting pictures of furniture they'd like in their house out of catalogues e.g. Argos. They then stick them in the appropriate rooms (2-3 pictures per room). Once everyone has completed their dream home students present to each other/the class their house. This further encourages them to practice ad ...
  1. Brag Tags for the EFL classroomBrag Tags for the EFL classroom
    This document consists of brag tags for the EFL classroom! It has its colored and black and white version. -I am speaking English-I am following directions-I am a good friend-I am using magic words-I am paying attention-I am working very hard-I am happily learning
  2. Introduction to 'Pride and Prejudice'Introduction to 'Pride and Prejudice'
    This is an explanation of "Pride and Prejudice" taken from The Glencoe Literature Library. Form A has blanks where Form B has text and vice versa. Students have to work in pairs, reading out loud in order to complete the text. Students may not look at their partner's paper, and if you want to make it competitive the first group to complete both forms wins. I used activity this for a high sch ...
  3. At the RestaurantAt the Restaurant
    This worksheet has 2 activities which focus on restaurant vocabulary. The first activity is a gap fill for a restaurant conversation and the second activity asks questions based on a fictitious restaurant menu, which is useful for checking student comprehension.
  4. Movie Worksheet: Red Dwarf Lesson B2-C1Movie Worksheet: Red Dwarf Lesson B2-C1
    This lesson provides both some comic relief from the tedium of course books as well as comprehension and speaking practice. The worksheet must be used in conjunction with episode one of Red Dwarf, Series X. The episode itself is approximately 25 minutes and then a followup discussion can be initiated.
  5. Movie Worksheet: Word Order ,10 + 10 Amazing Facts (Present Simple)Movie Worksheet: Word Order ,10 + 10 Amazing Facts (Present Simple)
    A worksheet to practice the present simple and sentence structure. In the video there is a short explanation of word order in English plus an activity similar to the one in the worksheet with 10 amazing facts. You can use the worsheet as an extra practice after watching the video.
  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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