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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 ...
2 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' ...
2 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

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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 ...
2 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 ...
4 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 ...
3 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
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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

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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
Quick Test on Conditionals, Modals & Writing

Quick Test on Conditionals, Modals & Writing

When trying to check an A2 - B1 student's knowledge about these grammar aspects, this worksheet might come in handy. As a student works through the worksheet, the teacher might reinforce the knowl ...
3 Intermediate
Personal Information

Personal Information

It's good for beginner and elementary learners to improve their writing. The students have the clues of what they are going to write about. They complete their personal information in the chart fi ...
3 Complete Beginner Elementary
Song Worksheet: I'm Sorry by Buckcherry

Song Worksheet: I'm Sorry by Buckcherry

Objectives: pupils will be able to demonstrate basic listening and reading comprehension skills as well as HOTs – inferring (reading between the lines) and generating possibilities. Aft ...
3 Intermediate
Introducing Me and My Family

Introducing Me and My Family

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This is a worksheet to help first graders to learn how to introduce themselves and their family members. The worksheet is designed in a way with some help initially and then no help. There are two ...
4 Elementary
Prompts to Write a Story

Prompts to Write a Story

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Prompt students to develop their writing skills by drawing a sequence of pictures and describing what had happened in each of them. I bet students will find it entertaining and easy to write the s ...
3 All levels
Description of a Person

Description of a Person

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Using as many adjectives as you can describe a person important to you. It can be your family member, someone famous or yourself. Don’t just list the qualities, explain. Use minimum 50 words ...
3 Pre-Intermediate
Song Worksheet: I Wanna Be Yours by Arctic Monkeys

Song Worksheet: I Wanna Be Yours by Arctic Monkeys

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The song about romantic feeling expressed through unromantic objects. The author wants to be a portable heater, coffee pot or even a car to be closer to his partner. The great song by Arctic Monke ...
1 Elementary Pre-Intermediate

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