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Peer Editing Sheet for Beginners

Peer Editing Sheet for Beginners

This sheet can be used for peer-editing or self-editing an essay. It's designed for beginners so it covers indenting at the beginning of a paragraph, capital letters and periods for sentences, spe ...
5 Elementary
Everything You Throw Away Comes Back (Creative/Free Writing Prompt)

Everything You Throw Away Comes Back (Creative/Free Writing Prompt)

"Everything you throw away comes back" was originally an environmental social ad that I used for free writing with my ss. But some of them started to speak beyond throwing away trash but also abou ...
6 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced Exam Level
Let Us Imagine

Let Us Imagine

Boosting the speaking and writing skills of pre-intermediate learners by means of comic created online and a strip story. The learners are invited to brainstorm in pairs ideas about the first cart ...
3 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Valentine's Day - Writing a Narrative

Valentine's Day - Writing a Narrative

This exercise is for ESL beginners. Starting from a comic strip about Valentine's Day, the students must write a short narrative in the present simple tense. You might want to first go over the ...
5 Elementary
Romulus and Remus - Narrative Writing Activity

Romulus and Remus - Narrative Writing Activity

Starting from a dialogue relating the story of Romulus and Remus, your students will be asked to write a simple narrative in the present tenses, based on pictures. This ESL activity was done in re ...
2 Elementary
Creating a Fun Group Story

Creating a Fun Group Story

This has been one of my favorite activities since childhood. A group of ss work in a group to create one story. But each time a student writes something, he/she folds the paper so that the others ...
6 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
Agony Aunt Letters and Giving Advice

Agony Aunt Letters and Giving Advice

In this activitity there are 14 letters of desperate people looking for advice. They have written to Agony Aunt Anne and are waiting for an answer .Can you help them? Use any suitable modal verb. ...
7 Pre-Intermediate
Stories in the Past

Stories in the Past

I use this worksheet to help my students practise telling stories in the past. They have to imagine that something quite unusual has happened to them (they've met a ghost/an alien; won a lottery e ...
7 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
Past Simple and Continuous Gap Fill and Dictation

Past Simple and Continuous Gap Fill and Dictation

This is a worksheet that focuses on the use of past simple and continuous combined. The first exercise is a gapfill where the students have to write the verb in brackets in past simple or continou ...
3 Pre-Intermediate
Venn Diagram

Venn Diagram

This is Venn diagram which can be used with students of any level for comparing and contrasting any topic. For example, I used it to compare and contast lifestyle in New York and London. This diag ...
4 All levels
Research Topic - Chinese New Year

Research Topic - Chinese New Year

This worksheet asks students to find out some information about the 12 animals that make up the Chinese zodiac. This can be used as an extra resource when teaching children about the Chinese New Y ...
3 Elementary
Chinese New Year - Story Starter (Year of the Pig)

Chinese New Year - Story Starter (Year of the Pig)

This worksheet asks students to look at the picture and write a creative story to go along with it. This resource can be used when teaching children about Chinese New Year or as a creative writing ...
3 Elementary
Chinese New Year - Story Starter (Year of the Dog)

Chinese New Year - Story Starter (Year of the Dog)

This worksheet asks students to look at the picture and write a creative story to go along with it. This resource can be used when teaching children about Chinese New Year or as a creative writing ...
3 Elementary
Chinese New Year - Story Starter (Year of the Rooster)

Chinese New Year - Story Starter (Year of the Rooster)

This worksheet asks students to look at the picture and write a creative story to go along with it. This resource can be used when teaching children about Chinese New Year or as a creative writing ...
3 Elementary
Chinese New Year - Story Starter (Year of the Monkey)

Chinese New Year - Story Starter (Year of the Monkey)

This worksheet asks students to look at the picture and write a creative story to go along with it. This resource can be used when teaching children about Chinese New Year or as a creative writing ...
2 Elementary
Chinese New Year - Story Starter (Year of the Goat)

Chinese New Year - Story Starter (Year of the Goat)

This worksheet asks students to look at the picture and write a creative story to go along with it. This resource can be used when teaching children about Chinese New Year or as a creative writing ...
2 Elementary
Chinese New Year - Story Starter (Year of the Horse)

Chinese New Year - Story Starter (Year of the Horse)

This worksheet asks students to look at the picture and write a creative story to go along with it. This resource can be used when teaching children about Chinese New Year or as a creative writing ...
3 Elementary
Chinese New Year - Story Starter (Year of the Snake)

Chinese New Year - Story Starter (Year of the Snake)

This worksheet asks students to look at the picture and write a creative story to go along with it. This resource can be used when teaching children about Chinese New Year or as a creative writing ...
2 Elementary
Chinese New Year - Story Starter (Year of the Dragon)

Chinese New Year - Story Starter (Year of the Dragon)

This worksheet asks students to look at the picture and write a creative story to go along with it. This resource can be used when teaching children about Chinese New Year or as a creative writing ...
3 Elementary
Chinese New Year - Story Starter (Year of the Rabbit)

Chinese New Year - Story Starter (Year of the Rabbit)

This worksheet asks students to look at the picture and write a creative story to go along with it. This resource can be used when teaching children about Chinese New Year or as a creative writing ...
2 Elementary
Chinese New Year - Story Starter (Year of the Tiger)

Chinese New Year - Story Starter (Year of the Tiger)

This worksheet asks students to look at the picture and write a creative story to go along with it. This resource can be used when teaching children about Chinese New Year or as a creative writing ...
2 Elementary
Chinese New Year - Story Starter (Year of the Ox)

Chinese New Year - Story Starter (Year of the Ox)

This worksheet asks students to look at the picture and write a creative story to go along with it. This resource can be used when teaching children about Chinese New Year or as a creative writing ...
2 Elementary
Chinese New Year - Story Starter (Year of the Rat)

Chinese New Year - Story Starter (Year of the Rat)

This worksheet asks students to look at the picture and write a creative story to go along with it. This resource can be used when teaching children about Chinese New Year or as a creative writing ...
2 Elementary
Technology Webquest / Project

Technology Webquest / Project

This is a pre-intermediate - intermediate webquest or project which can be completed over a few lessons. The students can do this as a classroom activity or it can be given as homework. The studen ...
5 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Environment

Environment

This is a test which consists of text comprehension: true/false sentences and questions on the text; matching exercise related to the text ; crossword puzzle: wild animals. Grammar: Modal verbs ...
8 Elementary

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