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Writing a Story - Outline

Writing a Story - Outline

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It simply gives some basic instructions on what language to put in a story and how to organise the text itself. It's for writing practice. I designed it for further practice in a classroom, though ...
1 Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
My Favourite Halloween Costume - Writing Exercise

My Favourite Halloween Costume - Writing Exercise

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Halloween worksheet - This creative writing exercise asks students to write about the best Halloween costume they have ever been in and go through the entire process of creating it and the reactio ...
3 Elementary
The Titanic

The Titanic

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This worksheet aims at practising different skills, after having read some information about the Titanic accident. It includes comprehension questions, vocabulary exercises, past simple and past c ...
2 Elementary
Movie Worksheet: 1001 Arab Inventions

Movie Worksheet: 1001 Arab Inventions

I made this worksheet when my students were learning about inventions. They watch the video about 1001 inventions made by Arabs and fill in the blanks or answer the questions. After watching the v ...
3 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Writing: Means of Transport

Writing: Means of Transport

Rania Foka
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The worksheet aims at facilitating learners' writing through illustrations of means of transport. They will have to describe in a simple way how each one of them is used by people. An example ha ...
1 Elementary
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Reading Comprehension+ Writing

Reading Comprehension+ Writing

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This is a test given to visually impaired pupils in a preparatory school. The passage is about a voluntary kid who helped a blind child see the world. The writing is about founding a club to help ...
3 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Grade 3 Review Test

Grade 3 Review Test

Just a test I made for my class of 3rd graders. This reviews some grammar, spelling and science information from the Grade 2 Spectrum series of textbooks. Included is a fill-in-the blanks activity ...
2 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
Writing Practice - Tenses Review

Writing Practice - Tenses Review

This writing worksheet asks students to present the given information using the appropriate tenses. It can be adjusted to include targeted vocabulary and expressions. "You are applying for a ...
1 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Writing Practice - Past Continuous - Make Up Your Alibi

Writing Practice - Past Continuous - Make Up Your Alibi

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This worksheet is an adapted version of the Business Alibi Game originally by UsingEnglish.com. Yesterday at 2:35 pm a laptop with very important data on it was stolen from a manager’s desk. ...
2 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Writing Practice - Past Simple

Writing Practice - Past Simple

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This exercise asks your students to use the simple past tense in writing. This can be adjusted to include targeted vocabulary or expressions. Write about what Peter did last Saturday using Simple ...
3 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Writing Practice - Present Continuous

Writing Practice - Present Continuous

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This exercise asks the students to describe several pictures using present continuous. You can add specific requirements for the task, e.g using targeted vocabulary or conjunctions such as 'while' ...
3 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
Writing Practice - Simple Present

Writing Practice - Simple Present

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This is a simple exercise to help your students practice writing using the simple present tense. It can be adjusted to include the targeted vocabulary or expressions that they have learned. " ...
1 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
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Initial Test- 6th Grade

Initial Test- 6th Grade

Molnos Ildiko
It's a test for the beginning of the year- a placement test- for students who learnt English for 3 years. Exercises can be used for the appropriate grammar or vocabulary part. It contains some gap ...
3 Elementary
First Steps of Writing in English

First Steps of Writing in English

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This worksheet is used by our staff for teaching writing the first words in English for very young learners.. It is based on pronunciation in order to make it easier for kids to get used to differ ...
8 Complete Beginner
Creative Writing Template

Creative Writing Template

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This is a creative writing template I made for my intermediate ESL students. It's a 4 page worksheet that includes: topic, brainstorm, timeline, key points section, first draft, final draft and ed ...
2 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
It's Debatable

It's Debatable

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This a debate writing outline I made for my intermediate/advanced ESL students. The intent is for students to be able to write arguments and supports for both sides of the debate topic. It include ...
3 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Street Safety

Street Safety

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Writing activities about street safety- writing lesson plan.
2 Intermediate
Seasons and Extreme Weather

Seasons and Extreme Weather

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This worksheet aims to engage students in talking about seasons and the problems extreme weather can cause. Since there is no specific focus on grammar (except a small task on modals), it can be p ...
4 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Paul on Adventure Holiday

Paul on Adventure Holiday

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This worksheet has been designed in order for learners to practise the use of the simple future form through an illustrated adventure story. There are unavoidable facts shown in the pictures so t ...
2 Pre-Intermediate
Do You Like Reading?

Do You Like Reading?

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Do you like reading? A writing activity to talk about your reading habits (do you like reading? what's your favourite book, why do you like this book? What influence did the book have on you, do y ...
3 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
What Happened on Your Last Holiday

What Happened on Your Last Holiday

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It is a worksheet for learners to practice the use of past simple and past continuous through misfortunes they had during their last last holiday. There are pictures and cues so that the writing c ...
5 Pre-Intermediate
Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood

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It is the story of the Little Red Riding Hood with comprehension questions so that we can ensure that students have understood it. Students will have to draw pictures from the story to have fun, a ...
7 Pre-Intermediate
Reading Worksheet

Reading Worksheet

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This worksheet is designed for EFL/ESL learners to use when they read books in English and make some records. Title, author, publisher, pages, vocabulary, and reflection are all included in this w ...
5 Intermediate
Making Sentences Game

Making Sentences Game

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Find an English magazine or newspaper and cut out about 40 words ensuring you have a balance of parts of speech and stick them onto a sheet of paper in no particular order something like in the pi ...
3 All levels
How To Write a Letter of Application for a Job

How To Write a Letter of Application for a Job

•, Creative Writing Prompts
I used these steps to teach my students how a formal letter of application must be organized. When students are getting ready to perform a job interview role play, they have to write this letter ...
6 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate

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