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Mixed Conditional Inventions

Mixed Conditional Inventions

A fun, competitive and engaging series of speaking activities on: Topic: Inventions, inventors and technology Target Language: Mixed Conditionals 2 x games 1 x speaking activity using MIXED CONDITIONALS 1 x writing homework Type 1: IF + PAST SIMPLE, WOULD HAVE Type 2: IF + PAST PERFECT, WOULD ALTERNATIVELY: can be used as: -A general speaking activity about inventions, inventors and technology. -A conversation class -A warmer for a class about inventions or technology -Revision for mixed conditionals
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Cognitive Verbs - Bloom's Taxonomy

Cognitive Verbs - Bloom's Taxonomy

I use this resource once I have written up my Learning Intention and Success Criteria. With the students I will identify which skill (cognitive verb) we are using today in the lesson and put up the relevant, laminated card so they understand what I want their outcome to be. There are definitions for the following words: Define Describe Identify List Name Locate Explain Use Research Understand State Classify Demonstrate Construct Analyse Create Evaluate Compare and Contrast Investigate Summarise
tjflynn17
Astronaut Jim - reading comprehension with True / False questions and creative activity

Astronaut Jim - reading comprehension with True / False questions and creative activity

This activity is for young ESL learners (aged 7 - 14). It is useful due to the fact that it deals with space vocabulary, repeats new words several times in the text to ensure that the words stick and has pictures that help children follow what is happening in the story. For stronger students, they will not need the pictures, but weaker students can use this to their advantage. The True / False questions aid their reading comprehension. You can also monitor their pronunciation as you can ask them to read out loud. Learning Objectives: To use the space vocabulary studied. To understand how an English story is set out on the page. To practise the present simple tense. To apply preexisting vocabulary to a new theme (colours to space for example) How I used this worksheet/recommended: Teach vocabulary to do with space (I used flashcards for this). Ask students what life is like on a different planet (elicit the words scary, exciting, fun etc.) Tell students that we are going to read a story about aliens. Children read out loud in turns. Children do the True/False by themselves. Correct as a class. Children ‘wind down’ by designing their own planet with aliens and labelling it. (Practises writing skills) This is an excellent activity which was received well by all my students, ranging from 7 to 12.
paspottiswoode1
Future & Inventions - Conversation Flashcards

Future & Inventions - Conversation Flashcards

Thematic discussion questions designed to encourage fluency & confidence in English Ideal to use as an engaging warmer or as a dynamic speaking activity to finish a class. Aimed at adults and teenagers. 1. Print & cut 1 set (double-sided) of flashcards for each pair of students. **2.**Students draw a question card and ask their partner. Encourage students to: • Extend their answers • Elicit more information • Agree / disagree with their partners • Justify their arguments 3. Change pairs 4. Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them.
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ESL Conversation Activitiy Bundle 3

ESL Conversation Activitiy Bundle 3

18 x ESL Conversation Activity Worksheets No prep pair-work speaking activities. Topics: 1) Music 2) Nations 3) Neighbours 4) Nature 5) Numbers 6) Personality 7) Politics 8) Religion 9) Routines 10) Science 11) Shopping 12) Sport 13) Technology 14) Television 15) Transport 16) Travel 17) Weather 18) Work Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using English Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Firstly, Secondly, Finally However, On the other hand , Whereas Furthermore, In addition, Moreover Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
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ESL Conversation Activity Bundle 2

ESL Conversation Activity Bundle 2

16 x ESL Conversation Activity Worksheets No prep pair-work speaking activities. Topics: 1) Fashion 2) Feelings 3) Food 4) Future 5) Geography 6) Health 7) History 8) Hobbies 9) Homes 10) Humour 11) Internet 12) Inventions 13) Languages 14) Love 15) Media 16) Money Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using English Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Firstly, Secondly, Finally However, On the other hand , Whereas Furthermore, In addition, Moreover Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
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Technology - ESL Conversation Activity

Technology - ESL Conversation Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: TECHNOLOGY Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using English Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Firstly, Secondly, Finally However, On the other hand , Whereas Furthermore, In addition, Moreover Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
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Inventions - ESL Conversation Activity

Inventions - ESL Conversation Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: INVENTIONS Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using English Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Firstly, Secondly, Finally However, On the other hand , Whereas Furthermore, In addition, Moreover Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
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Porsche : classical, modern

Porsche : classical, modern

Cars are often sold as whole collections, but presented two collections of German sports cars Porsche are very interesting a lot. Just by what these wholesale sales represent. Reading
Olynj
Plastic debate - Persuasive writing and Science investigation

Plastic debate - Persuasive writing and Science investigation

Cross curricular activity involving English persuasive writing, comprehension, scientific investigation and data analysis skills. Students will debate the use of plastic packaging. Both sides of the argument are presented and the teacher can decide if they choose. Ideal for cross curricular (also citizenship and fund raising) or even a one off cover lesson. Requires printing of colour data sheets (3 A4 per group). Supporting PowerPoint with prompts. Lesson plan. All proceeds will go towards The War on Plastic fund:
TommyC82
Genetically Modified Food - Complete Debate Pack

Genetically Modified Food - Complete Debate Pack

Get your class involved in the GM Food debate Level Upper-Intemediate CEF Rating B2+ This is a complete multi-day lesson plan for students to improve their spoken confidence in the classroom. This lesson includes a magazine-like introduction, articles, vocabulary, grammar, images. To help students organize their debate worksheets are included for appropriate language and pros and cons to get them started. The included rubric can be used by teachers or students to help access their needs. Students who are learning English (ESL) would find this lesson of benefit as grammar pages are included. For those teaching Citizenship or similar, this lesson is a great way to launch into the subject while also providing facts and details. Overview Page 1 - 6: Teacher’s notes and debating rubric Page 7: Quotations, conversation questions Page 8: Vocabulary Page 9-11: Reading comprehension Page 12: Grammar practice Page 13 - 14: Debate motion, pros and cons Page 15: Debating language Page 16 - 17: Images for the classroom Please note that all images used in this lesson plan can be used freely as they are Royalty Free images. For any questions or support, please contact me and I’ll get back to you as soon as possible. Keywords: GM Food, Genetically Modified Foods. ESL, EAL, EAP, TEFL, TESOL, ESOL, TOFEL, Reading Comprehension, Debating, Debates, Pros and Cons, Linking Words, Discourse Markers
BalvinderKataora
Persuasion, argument, discussion, debate MEGA BUNDLE

Persuasion, argument, discussion, debate MEGA BUNDLE

Everything you need to get your KS2/KS3 class using the language of argument, persuasion, discussion or debate. This set of resources includes games to develop vocabulary and resources that lead to extended writing. You'll love these - I use them often in year 5 and year 6!
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Ideas in the Modern World

Ideas in the Modern World

This activity is based around the Cambridge English as a Second Language textbook and it's designed to help lower level students with vocabulary in 3 areas: technology, modern world, and data and information. This activity can be used in conjunction with a reading or a writing task, and can be used as an introduction to the overall idea of the modern world or any of the 3 areas identified. I have used it for both reading and writing lessons, and I have divided the class into groups and got them to identify vocabulary linked to each topic. I then board their responses and then show my suggested word list. We identify the same vocabulary from each area and discuss any differences in our lists. This can be a useful introduction task for stronger students or could be a whole lesson for a weaker group.
rob67
Plastic Diary

Plastic Diary

Students can track their weekly plastic usage using this worksheet. Can be used for all ages. Use as part of a series of lessons about plastic, the environment and how we can reduce our usage.
ybez
Valentine by Carol Ann Duffy (Edexcel Relationship Poetry)

Valentine by Carol Ann Duffy (Edexcel Relationship Poetry)

These resources offer a fully differentiated lesson on this classic poem and engages students by drawing on contemporary tasks involving music and technology. This lesson introduces complex technical vocabulary in a way that makes it enjoyable for all during the learning process. The lesson is cyclical in nature and returns to the starter activity to evidence progression and engagement. This lesson is available individually or as part of a bundle on the link below. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/relationships-poetry-bundle-11607210 If, however, you would like a bespoke bundle, follow me on twitter @jomarsh1 and message me there...other bundles can be provided on request.
joannammarsh
IB English B - Science and technology - Reading comprehension exercise

IB English B - Science and technology - Reading comprehension exercise

This is a resource I created as part of our module on Science and Technology as part of the IB Diploma Programme (English B), but could also be used for high ability classes in lower years (KS3) or advanced EAL learners. It includes a synonym exercise, summary exercise, true or false as well as extended writing and homework. Article is included with underlined words.
gudrunbjorg
Applying Visual Literacies in ESL Learning - Creating Stories about Place

Applying Visual Literacies in ESL Learning - Creating Stories about Place

This combined lesson and plan is designed for Intermediate ESL/EFL and ESOL learners who are ready to expand their speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills through imagining different places. The associated activity includes visual texts (images), a series of questions to guide classroom interactions, and vocabulary for elicitation toward developing effective speaking and writing skills. This is a semi-structured activity where students are encouraged to draw on their own experiences of different places. The activity moves the student from being a visual spectator to being a textual critic. By learning in an independent but guided way students can better prepare for the independent learning expectations of tertiary or workplace learning. This resource can be adapted for a particular curriculum or used in a stand alone session of 2-4 hours.
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Lesson and Plan – Developing Digital Literacies in ESL Learning - Creating an e-Portfolio

Lesson and Plan – Developing Digital Literacies in ESL Learning - Creating an e-Portfolio

This lesson is designed for advanced pre-tertiary (Year 11 and Year 12), and tertiary ESL/EFL learners and will enable them to create an e-Portfolio to expand on and advance their approaches to English language learning. It will help them identify taken-for-granted language skills and involve them in enjoyable, contemporary and relevant social learning activities. It has an adaptable timeframe. The lesson includes a content and suitability explanation, a printable three-page classroom handout, a student guide for creating an e-portfolio, and a narrative-based written assessment task. A classroom activity structure and suggested lesson plan for a four hour session, with a breakdown of activities and related objectives, resource suggestions, learning foci and evaluation, is also included. This lesson requires the teacher to source contemporary examples of portfolios and e-portfolios for in-class discussion. Students are encouraged to keep a self-observation diary or user log. Use this DISCOUNT code at the TES checkout to buy this resource for FREE! Enter OUTSTANDINGOCT in the code section to claim your discount - New Buyers Only
lisamcdonald03
Brainstorming Template

Brainstorming Template

DESCRIPTION: This is a colorful brainstorming template for writing or speaking skills. Students can brainstorm of the topics they want to write or talk about beginning from a subject, general topics, specific topics and focus of interest.The first page is the student’s activity sheet where they can either work alone or discuss in groups. The second page is one sample answer sheet as a guide for instructors on how to use the template. The examples from the sample sheet can be shared by the instructor as a starter for the lesson or during the discussion session. This can also be used as a tool if and when the instructor observes that a student or group is having difficulty in accomplishing the brainstorming activity. GROUP: Suitable for students at primary, secondary and tertiary levels. PERSONALTESTIMONY: This is a good exercise to be used when brainstorming and exploring different topics for writing and speaking skills in English.
Zuraiyni
Presentation skills planning - Task cards, planning sheet with answers

Presentation skills planning - Task cards, planning sheet with answers

This resource contains group activities for learners that are at the stage of presenting their powerpoint presentation or speech to an audience. The planning sheet and works as a final checklist for learners to work through to ensure that they have all the steps covered. The task cards have a range of important questions and scenarios that they could encounter during their presentation. By working through these as a group, it will ensure they are well prepared to deliver effectively. Each person takes a card and reads out the situation. They give an answer, and others discuss as well. It also contains suggested answers for the trainer. ** Leave a review for this resource and receive one free resource of your choice from my shop. Communications, Workplace, ESOL and Computing Resources
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Transport: Whole lesson, activities and worksheets EFL TEFL KS2

Transport: Whole lesson, activities and worksheets EFL TEFL KS2

Students will learn transport vocabulary in order to design and describe their own futuristic mode of transport. Key expressions and vocabulary: land, sea, sky, airplane, bicycle, car, helicopter, limousine, bus, hoverboard, Segway, jet pack, rocket ship, motorbike, speedboat, hyper loop, submarine, train, wheel, seat, window, door, wing, helmet, handlebars, propeller, seat belt, railway tracks, periscope, porthole window, rocket exhaust, How many……?, Do you need a….?,
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KS2: Earth Matters: Volcanoes Bundle

KS2: Earth Matters: Volcanoes Bundle

A collection of KS2 resources on the topic of Earth matters and volcanoes. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
KS2 Earth Matters: Earthquakes Bundle

KS2 Earth Matters: Earthquakes Bundle

A collection of KS2 resources on the topic of earthquakes. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
Information technology

Information technology

Information technology: History of Information Technology, Information Technology Today. Computer-assisted language learning: History,Pedagogical and methodological considerations, The current situation, Professional associations
Olynj
World Wide Web

World Wide Web

How the Web works History Publishing Web pages Statistics Academic conferences
Olynj
HOW WILL LIFE IN 2050 BE LIKE

HOW WILL LIFE IN 2050 BE LIKE

LIFE IN THE FUTURE. FUTURE TECHNOLOGY, INNOVATIO NS - HOW WILL LIFE IN 2050 BE LIKE?Reading/Comprehens ion- First sts answer some questions and then find equivalents. Speaking- Personal Response/Pair-Class discussion.Paragraph Writing.
Olynj
The history of jeans

The history of jeans

Reading worksheet about the history of jeans with 3 exercises: pre-reading questions, find the word in the text which matches the definition and fill in the gaps with a suitable word form a list
Olynj
WhatsApp vs Facebook Messenger

WhatsApp vs Facebook Messenger

A reading about two of most popular social networks,3 activities: reading and comprehension, answer questions with personal information and a debate activity in which students speak and make a good debate about something they really like
Olynj
Board Game Templates

Board Game Templates

Five board game templates - make your own questions- plus suggestions on how to play and templates to laminate question cards. Hangman Find-A-Word Blockbusters BusyBee Snakes and Ladders These are a great keeper for end of topic revision, end of term fun days, fast finishers corner. Make your own questions to accompany the games or encourage the students to create their own. Suitable for ALL Key stages.
LearnersLabyrinth
Relationships Poetry Bundle

Relationships Poetry Bundle

This bundle includes all 15 of the Relationship Poems from the Edexcel Anthology. This is all you would need to teach these poems and would save you hours in research and preparation. Each resource is prepared to observation standard using the mark scheme and is fully differentiated, including SMSC links, peer assessment and engaging activities that draw on numeracy and literacy. I have bundled these as a part collection to allow a reduction to the overall cost. The bundle price is better than half price, in case you want to try one before you buy the rest whilst ensuring it remains an absolute bargain! If you would like a bespoke bundle please contact me on Twitter @jomarsh1 and I will put it together for you at the same discount.
joannammarsh