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  4. App-Based Contact Tracing
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  1. Should And Shouldn’t For Giving AdviceShould And Shouldn’t For Giving Advice
    This worksheet lets students practise the use of “should/shouldn’t” for giving advice. Students need to complete the sentences with “should/shouldn’t” and a verb from the list to create meaningful sentences. It’s an extensive exercise with 20 sentences. There is an answer key.
  2. COVID-19 And The EconomyCOVID-19 And The Economy
    The tasks can be used for independent studies or distance-learning classes. The worksheet is based on the video that discusses the impact of Covid-19 pandemic on global economy. The tasks focus on vocabulary and collocations that allow students to discuss economic trends, industries, and economic indicators. The tasks include interactive vocabulary exercise (on studystacks). The video-based as ...
  3. App-Based Contact TracingApp-Based Contact Tracing
    The worksheet is based on the adapted article from the Economist discussing the potential use of mobile phone applications in tracking the spread of Covid-19. The tasks are aimed at improving reading comprehension. Students read the article and fill in the gaps with the missing sentences. Worksheet includes vocabulary and collocations task as well as comprehension questions. Finally, student ...
  4. The WeatherThe Weather
    What's the weather like today? This is a powerpoint in which you will find some pictures of adjectives. I use this powerpoint before presenting 'What's the weather like today?' It helps students learn the adjectives to talk about the weather...and they like the pictures and guessing the adjectives.
  5. Everyday Activities WorksheetEveryday Activities Worksheet
    A super fun and engaging lesson plan with an animated video for students to watch. After watching the video, students complete the questions, grammar and vocabulary activities. A powerful resource for improving listening, vocabulary, grammar, speaking skills and more.
  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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