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  1. Above/Below Prepositions WorksheetAbove/Below Prepositions Worksheet
    Read each sentence and choose whether the word above or below should go in the blank. This multiple choice worksheet is great for beginners and elementary learners to help them learn to distinguish between the two prepositions. Find more grammar worksheets at HelpTeaching.com.
  2. Exercises on Past Perfect SimpleExercises on Past Perfect Simple
    Exercises on Past Perfect Simple I. Write the verbs in Past Perfect Simple.II. Write the verbs in Past Perfect Simple. Use the negative form.III. Complete the questions in Past Perfect Simple.IV. Put the verbs into the correct form (past perfect simple).
  3. At A Restaurant - Common Words and PhrasesAt A Restaurant - Common Words and Phrases
    This is an activity to fill in phrases related to dining at a restaurant. It is a series of words and phrases typically used in Restaurants. At the end students can prepare a conversation using the vocabulary provided above. It is good practice for beginners and pre-intermediate level students.
  4. Shared Symbolism of Global Youth Unrest Article and WorksheetShared Symbolism of Global Youth Unrest Article and Worksheet
    An activity for at least a good UpperInt class based on a blog post by economist Paul Mason (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-22976409). Activity begins with some introductory discussion, moves on to a vocabulary match, and finally the reading activity with comprehension and discussion questions.
  5. In Flanders Fields Video and WorksheetIn Flanders Fields Video and Worksheet
    This is the famous poem written by Lt. John McCrae during World War I (1915). I've made a worksheet with six exercises to learn to understand the poem. You can watch the video, do the exercises (write the correct word, fill in the missing verb, answer the questions, put the words in the correct order, etc.)
  1. In Flanders Fields Video and WorksheetIn Flanders Fields Video and Worksheet
    This is the famous poem written by Lt. John McCrae during World War I (1915). I've made a worksheet with six exercises to learn to understand the poem. You can watch the video, do the exercises (write the correct word, fill in the missing verb, answer the questions, put the words in the correct order, etc.)
  2. Above/Below Prepositions WorksheetAbove/Below Prepositions Worksheet
    Read each sentence and choose whether the word above or below should go in the blank. This multiple choice worksheet is great for beginners and elementary learners to help them learn to distinguish between the two prepositions. Find more grammar worksheets at HelpTeaching.com.
  3. Exercises on Past Perfect SimpleExercises on Past Perfect Simple
    Exercises on Past Perfect Simple I. Write the verbs in Past Perfect Simple.II. Write the verbs in Past Perfect Simple. Use the negative form.III. Complete the questions in Past Perfect Simple.IV. Put the verbs into the correct form (past perfect simple).
  4. At A Restaurant - Common Words and PhrasesAt A Restaurant - Common Words and Phrases
    This is an activity to fill in phrases related to dining at a restaurant. It is a series of words and phrases typically used in Restaurants. At the end students can prepare a conversation using the vocabulary provided above. It is good practice for beginners and pre-intermediate level students.
  5. Shared Symbolism of Global Youth Unrest Article and WorksheetShared Symbolism of Global Youth Unrest Article and Worksheet
    An activity for at least a good UpperInt class based on a blog post by economist Paul Mason (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-22976409). Activity begins with some introductory discussion, moves on to a vocabulary match, and finally the reading activity with comprehension and discussion questions.
  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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