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  1. The Red Rose Flower WorksheetThe Red Rose Flower Worksheet
    This is a worksheet with a new video with music and a poem. The poem is about the red rose flower. I’ve made eight different exercises. You can watch the video and read the poem. Then you can do the exercises to learn to understand the poem. I hope you enjoy it!
  2. False Cognates for Spanish Speakers WorksheetFalse Cognates for Spanish Speakers Worksheet
    This worksheet can be used with all levels to clarify meaning on some Spanish false friends. Also, you can use it to help students increase vocabulary and encourage them to use them when writing or speaking. It is important to clarify real meanings of false friends to avoid being misunderstood.
  3. FCE Writing Tasks WorksheetFCE Writing Tasks Worksheet
    The worksheet includes summarized information about the writing tasks for the FCE Cambridge exam: register and tone, target audience, organisation and structure, purpose and content (essay, letter, story, review, article). It can be used when revising and preparing for the exam.
  4. Present Simple vs. Present Continuous WorksheetPresent Simple vs. Present Continuous Worksheet
    Both the present simple and the continuous tenses are some of the most fundamental aspects of grammar. We use and hear these tenses every day, so it's important to understand the differences between them. This worksheet provides a deeper understanding of the differences between Present Simple and Present Continuous. It contains 20 questions and an answer key. This worksheet is suitable fo ...
  5. Complete the Three-Letter Words WorksheetComplete the Three-Letter Words Worksheet
    This simple worksheet provides practice for elementary level students to complete three words from letters A through H.
  1. Present Simple vs. Present Continuous WorksheetPresent Simple vs. Present Continuous Worksheet
    Both the present simple and the continuous tenses are some of the most fundamental aspects of grammar. We use and hear these tenses every day, so it's important to understand the differences between them. This worksheet provides a deeper understanding of the differences between Present Simple and Present Continuous. It contains 20 questions and an answer key. This worksheet is suitable fo ...
  2. Comparing Athens to Sparta WorksheetComparing Athens to Sparta Worksheet
    We owe a lot of our military tactics, culture, and democracy to Ancient Sparta and Athens. This sheet looks at the contributions from both civilizations and allows students to reflect on how we still use some of their concepts today.
  3. Booking Appointments WorksheetBooking Appointments Worksheet
    In this quick exercise, learners will complete the gaps of a phone conversation to book a doctor's appointment with the phrases "I would like to book", "I can't make it", "That works for me", "Can I have", "Would you like me to" and "Do you mind". Then, they are asked to explore further examples to use these phrases. You might also use the conversation script to propose a role-play. Other lang ...
  4. SONG: I Can See Clearly Now
    This is a very simple song and activity which contains vocabulary about weather, as well as some use of 'can' and 'going to' (informally contracted as 'gonna'). There are also some adjectives and adverbs. The song is short and uplifting. It can be used with elementary students for the grammar and vocabulary, or even as a warm up for a discussion with more advanced students about the figurative ...
  5. Complete the Three-Letter Words WorksheetComplete the Three-Letter Words Worksheet
    This simple worksheet provides practice for elementary level students to complete three words from letters A through H.
  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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