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  1. Confusing Words - Part 3 WorksheetConfusing Words - Part 3 Worksheet
    This worksheet contains 40 exercises to practice on confusing words.Homophones, homonyms, verbs vs. adjectives, verbs vs. nouns etc...9 pages, in alphabetical order, with contents and answer KEY.A few examples: BEAN/BEEN/BIN - INTO/ONTO - SENSIBLE/SENSITIVEHave fun !!!
  2. Containers WorksheetContainers Worksheet
    This is a grammar guide to revise containers, measurements, and quantities (a slice of, a cup of, a loaf of, a box of, a pint of, a bunch of, a glass of, a pot of, a metre of, a dozen of, a roll of, a bucket of, etc...). With pictures and examples. 9 pages.
  3. There is / There are Practice WorksheetThere is / There are Practice Worksheet
    These worksheets are used to practice using there is/ there are with vocabulary about furniture. You can also review singular and plural nouns, in addition to practice questions for where is/ where are. This worksheet is based on unit 13 from Family and Friends 2nd course book, level one.
  4. The PEEL Paragraph ScaffoldThe PEEL Paragraph Scaffold
    Here is a scaffold detailing all aspects of inclusions in a PEEL / SEEL / TEEL paragraph. This paragraph structure is used to elaborate on arguments or reasons that support the opinion or point of view of the composer in an exposition and also the arguments detailed in discursive texts.
  5. Are All Endangered Species Worth Saving?Are All Endangered Species Worth Saving?
    The worksheet is based on the video that discusses the problem of animal extinction and human role in preserving wildlife and includes vocabulary in Ukranian. The video puts forward controversial point of view that not all animals should be saved since extinction is the part of evolution in nature. Students get to revise grammar, namely modal verb 'should' to express obligation. They develop l ...
  1. Confusing Words - Part 3 WorksheetConfusing Words - Part 3 Worksheet
    This worksheet contains 40 exercises to practice on confusing words.Homophones, homonyms, verbs vs. adjectives, verbs vs. nouns etc...9 pages, in alphabetical order, with contents and answer KEY.A few examples: BEAN/BEEN/BIN - INTO/ONTO - SENSIBLE/SENSITIVEHave fun !!!
  2. Are All Endangered Species Worth Saving?Are All Endangered Species Worth Saving?
    The worksheet is based on the video that discusses the problem of animal extinction and human role in preserving wildlife and includes vocabulary in Ukranian. The video puts forward controversial point of view that not all animals should be saved since extinction is the part of evolution in nature. Students get to revise grammar, namely modal verb 'should' to express obligation. They develop l ...
  3. Containers WorksheetContainers Worksheet
    This is a grammar guide to revise containers, measurements, and quantities (a slice of, a cup of, a loaf of, a box of, a pint of, a bunch of, a glass of, a pot of, a metre of, a dozen of, a roll of, a bucket of, etc...). With pictures and examples. 9 pages.
  4. There is / There are Practice WorksheetThere is / There are Practice Worksheet
    These worksheets are used to practice using there is/ there are with vocabulary about furniture. You can also review singular and plural nouns, in addition to practice questions for where is/ where are. This worksheet is based on unit 13 from Family and Friends 2nd course book, level one.
  5. The PEEL Paragraph ScaffoldThe PEEL Paragraph Scaffold
    Here is a scaffold detailing all aspects of inclusions in a PEEL / SEEL / TEEL paragraph. This paragraph structure is used to elaborate on arguments or reasons that support the opinion or point of view of the composer in an exposition and also the arguments detailed in discursive texts.
  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. 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 ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. Animal RiddlesAnimal Riddles
    Elementary worksheet consisting of 21 riddles. Students or teams of students read the riddles to each other and the other team has to guess. Focuses on reading aloud, pronunciation, listening, listening comprehension and team work. Enjoy!

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