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  1. 29 Realistic Vegetables Flashcards29 Realistic Vegetables Flashcards
    This worksheet contains 29 realistic vegetable flashcards. It is made with kids-flashcards.com online flashcard maker.The following vegetable flashcards include: radish, turnip, beet, celery, cauliflower, zucchini, chili pepper, savoy cabbage, white cabbage, red cabbage, ñhinese cabbage, romanesco broccoli, broccoli, carrot, corn, cucumber, eggplant, garlic, ginger, olives, onion, pepper, pota ...
  2. Past Simple Of Regular Verbs PowerPointPast Simple Of Regular Verbs PowerPoint
    Grammar spelling rules and pronunciation for past simple of regular verbs. Here you will find a complete class (PowerPoint) on past simple of regular verbs. Starting with spelling rules, going on to allophonic variations for the "ed" ending, as well as a closing activity.
  3. Halloween Scavenger HuntHalloween Scavenger Hunt
    This scavenger Hunt includes a writing activity that revises conditionals and phrasal verbs. The other challenges are to take photos or videos of the students doing different activities. The grammar could be changed to suit the topics you are revising. Clues mostly contain conditionals. The dance challenges are to take videos of students dancing to: Thriller https://youtu.be/7-_On_xymYs, Someo ...
  4. Prepositions of Place WorksheetPrepositions of Place Worksheet
    Are you looking for a fun way to practice or teach prepositions of place? This worksheet helps you to have a fun class as it provides students with a listening practice activity when watching the video, plus, it also helps you review the verb TO BE in the present. You'll find a brief description of how to use this worksheet along with the link to the video on youtube.com. Have fun and I'd ap ...
  5. History of Art in English- Tamara de Lempicka student A and BHistory of Art in English- Tamara de Lempicka student A and B
    Biography of Tamara de Lempicka for students interested in the History of Arts. Students take turns to ask each other questions to learn facts about her life.It also presents a definition of Art Deco artistic period. Later they watch a film on You Tube about the artist.
  1. 29 Realistic Vegetables Flashcards29 Realistic Vegetables Flashcards
    This worksheet contains 29 realistic vegetable flashcards. It is made with kids-flashcards.com online flashcard maker.The following vegetable flashcards include: radish, turnip, beet, celery, cauliflower, zucchini, chili pepper, savoy cabbage, white cabbage, red cabbage, ñhinese cabbage, romanesco broccoli, broccoli, carrot, corn, cucumber, eggplant, garlic, ginger, olives, onion, pepper, pota ...
  2. Prepositions of Place WorksheetPrepositions of Place Worksheet
    Are you looking for a fun way to practice or teach prepositions of place? This worksheet helps you to have a fun class as it provides students with a listening practice activity when watching the video, plus, it also helps you review the verb TO BE in the present. You'll find a brief description of how to use this worksheet along with the link to the video on youtube.com. Have fun and I'd ap ...
  3. Past Simple Of Regular Verbs PowerPointPast Simple Of Regular Verbs PowerPoint
    Grammar spelling rules and pronunciation for past simple of regular verbs. Here you will find a complete class (PowerPoint) on past simple of regular verbs. Starting with spelling rules, going on to allophonic variations for the "ed" ending, as well as a closing activity.
  4. Halloween Scavenger HuntHalloween Scavenger Hunt
    This scavenger Hunt includes a writing activity that revises conditionals and phrasal verbs. The other challenges are to take photos or videos of the students doing different activities. The grammar could be changed to suit the topics you are revising. Clues mostly contain conditionals. The dance challenges are to take videos of students dancing to: Thriller https://youtu.be/7-_On_xymYs, Someo ...
  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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