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AQA Language Paper 1: Creative Reading and Writing

AQA Language Paper 1: Creative Reading and Writing

This easy to use four lesson bundle looks at tackling section A, questions 1-3 of the AQA Language Paper 1 assessment. Designed for a top set year 7 group, the lessons are easy to differentiate and include stretch and challenge activities throughout. The sources, taken from ‘Stone Cold’ and ‘A Thousand Splendid Suns’, are really engaging and will spark some interesting topics of discussion. All additional resources have been attached. I would really appreciate your feedback and I hope you enjoy this resource!
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History & Geography - Conversation Flashcards

History & Geography - 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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Crime & Politics - Conversation Flashcards

Crime & Politics - 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 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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ESL Conversation Activitiy Bundle 1

ESL Conversation Activitiy Bundle 1

16 x ESL Conversation Activity Worksheets No prep pair-work speaking activities. Topics: 1) Advertising 2) Animals 3) Art 4) Buildings 5) Business 6) Celebrations 7) Childhood 8) Cities 9) Colour 10) Countryside 11) Crime 12) Education 13) Entertainment 14) Environment 15) Fame 16) Family 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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Money - ESL Conversation Activity

Money - ESL Conversation Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: 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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Fame - ESL Conversation Activity

Fame - ESL Conversation Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: FAME 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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GCSE ENGLISH LITERATURE BOOK SUMMARIES / AQA READING COMPREHENSION (SAVE 70%)

GCSE ENGLISH LITERATURE BOOK SUMMARIES / AQA READING COMPREHENSION (SAVE 70%)

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets based on different novels and plays in the AQA reading list. These handouts are suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore summarize different novels and plays. After carefully reading each story, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, crosswords, word search exercises, matching exercises and engage in in-depth classroom discussions on topics relevant to each text. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for GCSE vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
Chocolate Assembly

Chocolate Assembly

An assembly all the world’s best snack. This class assembly looks at the cocoa bean’s journey to chocolate. It introduces the idea of fair trade benefiting farmers and communities. It includes some acting and one song with a youtube link to lyrics and dance moves. Appropriate for a capable y2 class and up. Enjoy :)
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Amazing Authors, Poets and Writers - Reading Comprehension Worksheet Bundle (SAVE 40%)

Amazing Authors, Poets and Writers - Reading Comprehension Worksheet Bundle (SAVE 40%)

This Reading Comprehension worksheets bundle is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The texts narrate the life and work of a number of notable authors. After carefully reading each text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, gap filling exercises, True or False, character match and definitions matching exercises, word searches and crosswords. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handous can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
MariaPht
Charles Dickens Biography - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Informational Text

Charles Dickens Biography - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Informational Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text describes the life and work of the great novelist, journalist, editor, illustrator and social commentator, Charles Dickens. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False exercises, a crossword and a definitions match. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE and TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. A full Answer Key is included.
MariaPht
A Brief History of The Industrial Revolution - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Informational Text

A Brief History of The Industrial Revolution - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Informational Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text explores the history of the Industrial Revolution in the early 17th century in Britain and the effects of industrialization on the living conditions for the upper and lower working class. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: a match the headings exercise, comprehension questions, True or False exercises and a definitions match exercise. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
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