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Film Review That Needs Revision

Film Review That Needs Revision

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This worksheet was desinged after I had a student submit a film review but that unfortunately had too many mistakes. I thought why not give it to the whole class to let them see where the errors a ...
1 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Write Your Own Fairy Tale

Write Your Own Fairy Tale

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Use this worksheet after having introduced the 'Elements of Fiction'. It's a great organizer to help students write their own fairy tale in line with a Story Arc Organizer. Includes vocabulary su ...
1 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
Simple Essay Outline (Ekwefi- Ezinma Mother-Daughter Relationship)

Simple Essay Outline (Ekwefi- Ezinma Mother-Daughter Relationship)

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A simple essay outline (minimum 14 sentences without relevant quotes from the novel and their explanations). This may be used to introduce students to writing essays in the English Literature clas ...
1 Complete Beginner Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Recount Story Slide Show

Recount Story Slide Show

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This slide show will explain the generic structure and there is a worksheet how the students make a past story by picture given. Students can make the stories by their own imagination of the pictu ...
3 Pre-Intermediate

Build a paragraph

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This is a group work for 4-5 intermediate/upper intermediate students of EFL (tried out in Austria). The group work will help students revise the structure of a "typical" pro/con essay in English. ...
4 Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Vikings at Sea

Vikings at Sea

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This is a text from BBC Primary history with vocabulary translated into Norwegian, but feel free to adjust to your own laguage, and comprehension tasks. Fits about one lesson (60 minutes) at inter ...
3 Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Reading about Brighton

Reading about Brighton

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This is a basic reading comprehension about Brighton, a city in the South of England. Using there is/ are, there isn`t and there aren´t. Useful for 3º Primary School. Revision of vo ...
3 Elementary
My Family's Eating Habits

My Family's Eating Habits

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This is a writing task about a family's eating habits. It is divided into 4 short paragraphs which analyse what the family eats during the day. It mainly practises present simple, its time express ...
3 Complete Beginner Elementary
Creative Writing

Creative Writing

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This is a creative writing activity for elementary/primary students. Creative writing exercise allow children to make up a story of a girl and a book she is reading at the moment, then write their ...
2 Complete Beginner Elementary
Song Worksheet: Viva La Vida by Coldplay

Song Worksheet: Viva La Vida by Coldplay

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This is a worksheet to practise listening, speaking and writing skills. First, students complete the lyrics, then they analise the metaphors and finally produce a narrative text. It can be enriche ...
1 Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Spring Acrostic Poems

Spring Acrostic Poems

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This is a ppt of 6 slides with acrostic poems about spring. I made them to motivate the students for creative writing. You can edit the slides and show only the beginnings and students ...
4 Pre-Intermediate
Song Worksheet: I Like Flowers (Spring Flowers)

Song Worksheet: I Like Flowers (Spring Flowers)

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This is a PPT of 6 slides about spring and flowers. On the first slide there is a link of a song on YouTube. It´s called "I like the flowers...." . On the next slide there is a cloze text a ...
2 Pre-Intermediate
Healthy Life Expectancy Is Shorter in the UK Than Abroad

Healthy Life Expectancy Is Shorter in the UK Than Abroad

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A text dealing with health and five different tasks for advanced students. 1) True/ False sentences; 2) Answer questions about the text in your own words; 3) Rephrasing; 4) Find synomys; 5) A topi ...
6 Upper Intermediate and Advanced Exam Level
Creative Writing - Invisibility Potion

Creative Writing - Invisibility Potion

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Invisibility potion - picture prompt. This is a creative writing activity for elementary/primary students. They must look at the picture and think of a creative story to go along with it, then wri ...
3 Elementary
Creative Writing - Autumn Walk

Creative Writing - Autumn Walk

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Autumn Walk - Picture prompt. This is a creative writing activity for elementary/primary students. They must look at the picture and think of a creative story to go along with it, then write their ...
2 Elementary
Coherence and Cohesion Activity Sheet

Coherence and Cohesion Activity Sheet

The exercises present scrambbled sentences to work on text unity and connection of ideas plus work on pronoun consistency and conjunctions. The activities were thought to be worked on after the pr ...
3 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Happiness

Happiness

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What is happiness? We all are in pursue of it. Does money bring happiness? In this presentation, which was initially designed for interactive boards, we tried to find answers with our students. We ...
18 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced Exam Level
Noodle Battle - Teaching Composition

Noodle Battle - Teaching Composition

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This worksheet is based on the cartoon serial ‘Minuscules’. The cartoon serial ‘Minuscules’ (France, 2007) which is the collection of 3-5 minute mini-stories. The dynamic ...
2 Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Twitter Worksheet

Twitter Worksheet

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You can use this twitter worksheet for many subjets. You just need to add the hashtag and write a phrase e.g #when_i_was_a_child the students need to complete the hashtag with the suitable grammar ...
2 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Beauty vs Intelligence

Beauty vs Intelligence

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An all time classic. Clever or beautiful? Both would be the answer. But deep down most people would choose beauty as it is self proven and intelligence has to be proved, as Oscar Wilde said. Can' ...
5 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced Exam Level
Monster High- Present Perfect Writing Prompt

Monster High- Present Perfect Writing Prompt

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This is a simple writing prompt for children to practice present perfect. They are asked to write what Catty Noir (a charcter from this cartoon) has done and has never done in her life. Imho it's ...
4 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
Planning a Perfect School Trip

Planning a Perfect School Trip

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I use this task to help my students practise creative writing integrating the use of 'be going to'. They need to imagine they're going on a perfect school trip, brainstorm ideas and write a ...
3 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
Everything You Throw Away Comes Back (Creative/Free Writing Prompt)

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

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"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

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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

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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

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