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  1. International Phonetic Alphabet With ExpressionsInternational Phonetic Alphabet With Expressions
      This resource shows each of the 44 International phonetic alphabet symbols with phrases or sentences illustrating each example. It can help to practice speaking each IPA symbol as it's used in English. It is viewable with both newer and older software.
  2. King Charles III Cloze ActivityKing Charles III Cloze Activity
      Download and print this handy worksheet and teach your children some interesting facts about the King of the United Kingdom. Children read through the facts about King Charles III and fill in the spaces using words from the word bank. A cloze worksheet helps improve reading comprehension and grammar skills. It includes a fill-in-the-blanks activity and 10 words for students to fill i ...
  3. Anybody, Nobody - Free ESL Lesson PlanAnybody, Nobody - Free ESL Lesson Plan
      This new ESL Lesson Plan teaches how to use two important indefinite pronouns – Anybody and Nobody.  The plan has clear descriptions, examples, and practice opportunities to help your students understand these pronouns, which can be used in a positive or negative sense. They can also refer to either a person or a thing (nobody or nothing). The lesson is suitable for pre-in ...
  4. Simple present positive - PracticeSimple present positive - Practice
        Young learners watch an animated video and then work in small groups to order the story cards as a way to improve their cooperation and communication skills.  When young learners have completed the activity, replay the YouTube video so the groups can check their teamwork. Young learners watch an animated video and then work in small groups to order the story cards as ...
  5. International Phonetic Alphabet Symbols With Example WordsInternational Phonetic Alphabet Symbols With Example Words
      This resource shows each of the 44 International Phonetic Alphabet symbols with phrases or sentences illustrating each example. It can help to practice speaking each IPA symbol used in English. It can be viewed with both newer and older software.
  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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