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Tic Tac Toe (To Practice Any Tense)

Tic Tac Toe (To Practice Any Tense)

This is a great activity that you can use as a warmer, as a review activity or even as a filler. It can be used in ANY level to practice any tense for affirmative, negative or questions. It's a g ...
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My Teacher Ate My Homework - Different Ways Of Eating

My Teacher Ate My Homework - Different Ways Of Eating

Barbora
This is a worksheet with a Ken Nesbitt's poem of the same name. It is a short funny poem that contains many verbs that refer to eating (nibble, gobble, etc.) The synonyms of eat are bold, and s ...
1 Views 4,065 Pre-IntIntAdv
Classroom Rules Game

Classroom Rules Game

Olesya Degtyareva
This is a game in the form of a presentation. You can choose the number of the image by drawing lots, or put the numbers in a hat and pull out one by one. The game can be displayed on the screen o ...
1 Views 3,404 BegElemPre-Int
Travel Flashcards - Add Your Own Labels

Travel Flashcards - Add Your Own Labels

Jeff Genet
Beautifully illustrated flashcards for teaching travel English. This travel-themed set will brighten up the classroom, increase retention and provide an awesome visual learning aid. The flashcard ...
1 Views 3,802 All
50+ Multiplication Flashcards

50+ Multiplication Flashcards

elena
Multiplication flashcards for 1-4 Grade. Multiply from 1 to 10. These are free printable cards in PDF. Made with http://flashcard.online/ app The worksheet can be also used to practice ordinal nu ...
1 Views 3,143 BegElem
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ESL Activity Sheet For Children - Farm Animals & Prepositions of Place

ESL Activity Sheet For Children - Farm Animals & Prepositions of Place

Ellie @ Osito ESL
This ESL Activity Sheet for children can be used in numerous ways to cover basic vocabulary and grammar points. The key objectives are: teaching/revising farm animal vocabulary and teaching/lear ...
1 Views 3,637 BegElem
ESL Vocabulary Card Game - Farm & Wild Animals

ESL Vocabulary Card Game - Farm & Wild Animals

Ellie @ Osito ESL
This 3-page PDF contains 27 game cards to be used as an engaging ESL/EFL game. Best played in groups of eight. The game helps children recall and revise animal vocabulary. It includes farm animal ...
1 Views 2,907 BegElem
Why do we say OK?

Why do we say OK?

Barbora
Have you ever wondered where OK came from? Watch the youTube video "Why do we say OK" to find out. And while you're watching it, try to answer very easy questions from the worksheet, OK? The wor ...
1 Views 6,781 Pre-IntInt
Hope & Optimism in a Global Pandemic

Hope & Optimism in a Global Pandemic

Pocket Passport
There are a lot of reasons to be down with all the bad news during the current global pandemic, but this lesson will have your students talking about positive things in no time. Teach vocabulary ...
1 Views 7,202 BegElemPre-IntIntAdv
Memory Game of Electrical Components

Memory Game of Electrical Components

Juana Barrado
This is a memory game based on fourteen electronic components and their definitions. Students display the cards upside down on the table. In turns, they turn over two cards at a time with the goa ...
1 Views 14,136 Pre-Int
IPA Flashcards PPT

IPA Flashcards PPT

These IPA flashcard powerpoint slides can help students learn & review the international phonetic alphabet. There are three sample words and their phonetic spellings for each sound/symbol, th ...
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12 Printable Basic Colors Flashcards for Toddlers

12 Printable Basic Colors Flashcards for Toddlers

Kids Flashcards
This worksheet contains 12 color flashcards.  The following color flashcards include blue, brown, black, gold, gray, green, orange, red, silver, violet, yellow, white. Parents and teachers c ...
1 Views 13,863 BegElemPre-Int
Song Worksheet: Halloween-The Addams Family

Song Worksheet: Halloween-The Addams Family

First, students have to guess/look up the meaning of some words connected to Halloween or scary things. Then they have to complete the lyrics of the theme song of The Addams Family with those wor ...
1 Views 11,800 All
20 Realistic Sea Animals Flashcards

20 Realistic Sea Animals Flashcards

Kids Flashcards
This worksheet contains 29 realistic sea animals flashcards. It is made with kids-flashcards.com flashcard maker. The following sea animals flashcards include stingray, octopus, seaweed, starfish ...
1 Views 12,361 BegElemPre-Int
29 Realistic Vegetables Flashcards

29 Realistic Vegetables Flashcards

Kids Flashcards
This worksheet contains 29 realistic vegetable flashcards. It is made with kids-flashcards.com online flashcard maker. The following vegetable flashcards include: radish, turnip, beet, celery, ca ...
1 Views 15,721 BegElemPre-Int
29 Realistic Crockery and Cutlery Flashcards

29 Realistic Crockery and Cutlery Flashcards

Kids Flashcards
This worksheet contains 29 realistic Crockery and cutlery flashcards.  The following Crockery and cutlery flashcards include saucer, chopsticks, egg cup, napkin, samovar, carafe, salt cellar ...
1 Views 10,664 BegElemPre-Int
28 Realistic Land Transport Flashcards

28 Realistic Land Transport Flashcards

Kids Flashcards
This worksheet contains 28 realistic land transport flashcards.  The following land transport flashcards include amphibious ATV, sleigh, taxi, double-decker bus, tourist bus, camper, police ...
1 Views 10,780 BegElemPre-Int
20 Realistic Fruits Flashcards

20 Realistic Fruits Flashcards

Kids Flashcards
This worksheet contains 20 realistic fruit flashcards.  The following fruit flashcards include mango, orange, peach, persimmon, pineapple, pomegranate, pear, plum, grapes, guava, banana, app ...
1 Views 13,084 BegElemPre-Int

SONG: I Can See Clearly Now

Guilherme G Tidon
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 ...
1 Views 24,740 BegElemPre-IntIntAdv
Frozen by Madonna Song Worksheet

Frozen by Madonna Song Worksheet

dephney
This is a song worksheet for elem. level students which can be used as a warmer or end of lesson activity. Students will listen to the song and fill in the blanks. After the fill in the blanks p ...
1 Views 7,234 Elem
Oscars 2019 Listening/Speaking Activity

Oscars 2019 Listening/Speaking Activity

Hellen Haga
I'm running a pool with all my students, and the winner will get a pair of movie tickets. To introduce the topic, I prepared a class to work on movie vocabulary. The first task is about genres; th ...
1 Views 14,162 ElemPre-Int
Christmas Sweets - Team Names for Group Activiites

Christmas Sweets - Team Names for Group Activiites

These cards can be printed out and used to divide your students into teams for any kind of classroom activity. "Christmas Sweets" groups include: 1. Jelly Beans 2. Candy Canes 3. Cupcakes 4. Lo ...
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Princess and the Mystery Box

Princess and the Mystery Box

Jeff Genet
A fantastic visual teaching prompt to teach creative writing, speaking, storytelling, sequencing and lots more. Use the pictures to pre-teach vocabulary and expressions related to the theme. Excel ...
1 Views 21,398 All
Role Plays For ESL Classes

Role Plays For ESL Classes

Isaac Bueso Borràs
This sample worksheet contains six role playing situations from the book “ESL role plays for English teachers: 40 great role plays for ESL classes.” Each role plays presents some usef ...
1 Views 102,831 IntAdvExam
Christmas Sweater Coloring Pages

Christmas Sweater Coloring Pages

Zach Nagle
We just released a book of Christmas Sweater coloring pages. A fun activity for kids during the holidays. They are all freely available for download to print and use with students.
1 Views 5,355 All

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