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  1. Places to Eat in BritainPlaces to Eat in Britain
    This is a presentation which helps to read the text about places to eat in Britain. The exercises will help to check the understanding of the text. Then students practice the vocabulary and speaking skills on this topic. A lot of pictures make the presentation bright and interesting.
  2. Prepositions Review for FCEPrepositions Review for FCE
    The ppt is aimed at reviewing all the common verbs and adjectives and prepositions they are used with. Divide the students in teams and give them 3 minutes for each slide. The answers are revealed with every click of the mouse. Suitable for B2 level students and recommended for FCE preparation.
  3. Spellings - e_e wordsSpellings - e_e words
    This worksheet was created for primary/elementary school students and focuses on e_e words. Students are asked to complete the sentences by choosing the correct e_e word from the word bank. Some of the e_e words include compete, precede, extreme, Japanese and evening. 
  4. Possessives, Verbal Phrases, Infinitives, Sentence Writing Spanish and EnglishPossessives, Verbal Phrases, Infinitives, Sentence Writing Spanish and English
    Part 3 of this 24 lesson series for intermediate native Spanish speakers. Different possessives used (don't be fooled into thinking there's only one type used here). Verbal phrases are very important so students are encouraged to practice this part as much as possible. Sentence writing helps us as teachers discover where students need more focus. Infinitives are all part of this wonderful ...
  5. Ed Sheeran - Happier Fill in the Blank LyricsEd Sheeran - Happier Fill in the Blank Lyrics
    Worksheet to work on listening skills with an elementary or (pre)intermediate levels. It can be used to revise irregular past simple verbs. Don't forget to have a look at the video:You can also use it for a discussion about different video clip formats
  1. Possessives, Verbal Phrases, Infinitives, Sentence Writing Spanish and EnglishPossessives, Verbal Phrases, Infinitives, Sentence Writing Spanish and English
    Part 3 of this 24 lesson series for intermediate native Spanish speakers. Different possessives used (don't be fooled into thinking there's only one type used here). Verbal phrases are very important so students are encouraged to practice this part as much as possible. Sentence writing helps us as teachers discover where students need more focus. Infinitives are all part of this wonderful ...
  2. Ed Sheeran - Happier Fill in the Blank LyricsEd Sheeran - Happier Fill in the Blank Lyrics
    Worksheet to work on listening skills with an elementary or (pre)intermediate levels. It can be used to revise irregular past simple verbs. Don't forget to have a look at the video:You can also use it for a discussion about different video clip formats
  3. Places to Eat in BritainPlaces to Eat in Britain
    This is a presentation which helps to read the text about places to eat in Britain. The exercises will help to check the understanding of the text. Then students practice the vocabulary and speaking skills on this topic. A lot of pictures make the presentation bright and interesting.
  4. Prepositions Review for FCEPrepositions Review for FCE
    The ppt is aimed at reviewing all the common verbs and adjectives and prepositions they are used with. Divide the students in teams and give them 3 minutes for each slide. The answers are revealed with every click of the mouse. Suitable for B2 level students and recommended for FCE preparation.
  5. Spellings - e_e wordsSpellings - e_e words
    This worksheet was created for primary/elementary school students and focuses on e_e words. Students are asked to complete the sentences by choosing the correct e_e word from the word bank. Some of the e_e words include compete, precede, extreme, Japanese and evening. 
  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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