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Tutor Time Bundle

Tutor Time Bundle

Bundle of PowerPoint Quizzes on:CelebritiesCountries of the WorldEuropean FlagsLandmarks across the worldFootball badgesLogos and iconsTV themesWorld Flags

By CollEd

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Tutor Time Quizzes

Tutor Time Quizzes

Tutor Time QuizzesFour PowerPoint quizzes, each with 30 questions.CelebritiesFootball LogosLogos and IconsTV Theme Music

By CollEd

300 generic activities.  Create lessons in seconds!

300 generic activities. Create lessons in seconds!

Create lessons in seconds with this HUGE PowerPoint of animated lesson activities. There are HUNDREDS of templates that you can over-type in seconds to create engaging lesson material. Highly praised by John Simpkin of Spartacus Educational and Mark Warner of Teaching Ideas. I am very confident you will like this. If you do, please click on my profile to see my other popular resources. Thanks(This file also has a bank of PowerPoint timers - it's the most useful planning tool ever!) The size of the file should show you how much stuff there is! Without sounding overly confident - it's the best resource out there!Many thanksCopyright T.TaylorNOTE: Following its success in the summer sale, I have decided to keep the sale price - so grab a bargain! Used to be £5. Many thanks.

By whizzbangbang

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Tutor Time: Landmarks Across the World: Quiz

Tutor Time: Landmarks Across the World: Quiz

Landmarks Across the World: QuizPowerPoint Quiz: Thirty questions with multiple choice answers about some of the world’s most famous landmarks.Includes a PDF copy of the quiz.

By CollEd

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Russia - Country Symbols: 5 Different Word Puzzles and 30 Photo Flash Cards (IGCSE ESL, TESOL, ESOL)

Russia - Country Symbols: 5 Different Word Puzzles and 30 Photo Flash Cards (IGCSE ESL, TESOL, ESOL)

Introduce Russia related vocabulary words with FUN and colorful photos! This product includes 30 photo flash cards, a word search, a picture matching activity, 4 bingo cards, a crossword and a definition matching activity all about Russia and Russian symbols. ---Puzzles can be used at different times of the year to help your students retain vocabulary words longer.--- ☺ RUSSIA (5 Word puzzles and 30 Photo flash cards) ☺ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~►LEARNING OUTCOMES◄Students will learn vocabulary words with visual aids and will have the chance to review over the year through a variety of fun games which can be done individually, in pairs or in small groups. Students will also get introduced to the main symbols of Russia which will help them to expand their vocabulary and further their knowledge about the country. ►TABLE OF CONTENTS◄ 1. Cover page 2. Terms of Use 3. Table of Contents 4. Instructions 5-14. 10 pages with 30 flash cards 15. Word search 16-17. Picture matching activity (2 pages) 18. Bingo (4 different cards) 19. Crossword 20-21. Definition matching activity (2 pages) 22-27. Answers 28. Credits~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Keywords:1. balalaika2. ballet3. Bayan (accordion)4. beef stroganoff5. bird of happiness (toy)6. Cyrillic alphabet7. Eurasian brown bear8. Gran Kremlin palace9. hammer and sickle10. kokoshnik (headdress)11. kvass (fermented beverage)12. lace13. lacquer art14. Lake Baikal15. Olivier (Russian) salad16. Orthodox church17. pirog18. pirozhki19. podstakannik (tea glass holder)20. Saint Basil's cathedral21. samovar (water container)22. sarafan (folk costume)23. Tetris24. Tran-Siberian railway25. treshchotka (clapper)26. tula gingerbread27. ushanka (fur hat)28. valenki (winter footwear)29. vodka30. Winter palace◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘☻HOPE YOU AND YOUR STUDENTS ENJOY IT!☻◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘© 2017 Nana's ESL Classroom This product is intended for personal use in one classroom only. For use in multiple classrooms, please purchase additional licenses.

By nana82

Anthony Browne A Life in Illustration

Anthony Browne A Life in Illustration

Developed for a Library lesson on picture Books / Visual Literacy - Junior SecondaryA 20 Page PPT that looks at the life of Illustrator and Writer Anthony Browne.Early life, after school, 1st job, Greeting cards, Why Gorilla's, Writing career, Gorilla and other books (Piggybook,Changes,The Tunnel,The Night Shimmy, Willy Books and Zoo).Students are introduced to this wonderful author through information and visuals. All o his books were available and the PPT was a great start to an study of his stories.Would be great also for Primary classes

By teen91113

British Culture game

British Culture game

A fun, PowerPoint-based "Who wants to be a Millionaire?" activity to introduce/revise British Culture topics for ESL/EFL learners. Fully customisable: add or modify your own questions and answers. The questions are written for (young) adults but could easily be modified for children.

By eric111

'Class win or fail' revision game. Suitable for everything!!

'Class win or fail' revision game. Suitable for everything!!

Hi,This is a creative and engaging game. There are 15 timed questions - they are all linked to the main slide. The purpose - if the class get 12 or more correct, they win the reward. If they get less than 12, they get the punishment!Be careful - each questions has a countdown timer!This is adaptable to any subject, for any age by simply over-typing the questions. This is the easiest and most engaging way to have a revision quiz!!EnjoyCopyright M Willetts

By Boosteration

Reading comprehension about Leonardo, informative writing and revision of grammar

Reading comprehension about Leonardo, informative writing and revision of grammar

This animated Power Point comprises twelve slides and is useful when revising all aspects of grammar. The students are presented with a story about how Leonardo came to paint the Biblical characters of Jesus and Judas in his famous painting of The Last Supper. Students are required to answer questions from the text to identify nouns, adjectives and verbs, compound words and abstract nouns. They are then required to produce a piece of informative writing about da Vinci organising the information chronologically. As da Vinci had designed a parachute way ahead of its time, words beginning with the prefix para- are examined and pupils are required to match them to their definitions. Finally pupils are given some interesting examples of paradox to discuss with the group.This resource is intended to be used for revision of several aspects of grammar and literary understanding whilst also learning about the artist Leonardo da Vinci and his famous accomplishments.Suitable for ages 10+ of higher ability.

By jlimb

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Love Stories and Relationships - ESL / ELT / ELL Reading Comprehension Worksheets

Love Stories and Relationships - ESL / ELT / ELL Reading Comprehension Worksheets

This Reading Comprehension worksheet Bundle is comprised of different stories and texts both fictional and non-fictional that explore the concepts of love and romantic relationships.These worksheets are suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners. After carefully reading each story/text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: crosswords, comprehension questions, word-searches, definition matching, gap filling, True or False exercises and engage in in-depth class discussions. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handouts can be completed in class or assigned for homework.

By MariaPht

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Much Ado About Nothing - Shakespeare's Comedy / Love Story - Reading Comprehension Worksheet

Much Ado About Nothing - Shakespeare's Comedy / Love Story - Reading Comprehension Worksheet

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text narrates the story of Much Ado About Nothing based on William Shakespeare's popular romantic comedy play. After carefully reading a text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, a definitions matching exercise and crossword. 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. Ideally, it could be used on or near Valentine's Day!

By MariaPht

Frank and Russie's Little big adventures- Chapter 3

Frank and Russie's Little big adventures- Chapter 3

This is a fictional story that I am writing with one of my Chinese students. It describes our adventures around the world. It is suitable for A2/B1 students.In Chapter 3 Frank and I go to Stonehenge where we learn more about this pre-historic monument. It comes with a comprehension activity, too.

By InspirationalEnglish

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Shakespeare's Greatest Love Stories  and Bio  Bundle (Reading Comprehension Worksheets)

Shakespeare's Greatest Love Stories and Bio Bundle (Reading Comprehension Worksheets)

This Reading Comprehension worksheets bundle is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The texts narrates two popular romances written by William Shakespeare, in the form of a story: - Romeo and Juliet- Much Ado About NothingThe bundle also includes a biography of the famous playwright. After carefully reading each text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, gap filling exercises, True or False, definitions matching exercises, word searches and crosswords. 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. Ideally, it could be used on or near Valentine's Day!

By MariaPht

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London Tube

London Tube

Some interesting fact about London Underground

By Olynj

Marking time-buster. 50 ideas

Marking time-buster. 50 ideas

You will save countless hours of marking time with these ingenious ideas. INSTEAD OF......(common mistake), try................(new time saving solution!)These are highly praised and have been adopted at whole-school levels. 50 great ideas with scanned examples (If you search '300 lesson activities - you will see that my products are popular here on TES. This product is just as good!).

By whizzbangbang

Films for Christmas

Films for Christmas

Films for Christmas is designed as an end of term alternative activity. Test students memory skills, recognition of words, spot missing vowels, un jumble words and matching activity as well as a list of possible follow-up tasks. With the answer sheet for self/peer/teacher assessment.

By LoveFrance

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CINEMA & THEATRE

CINEMA & THEATRE

Worksheet combining reading, vocabulary as well as writing exercise. All on the topic of cinema, films, theatre. Main focus is on vocabulary.

By Olynj

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Big collection of Flashcards

Big collection of Flashcards

Make your lessons interesting with collection of Flashcards : emotions, In the KITCHEN, Types of Houses, SPORTS, Zodiac signs, Hobbies and interests, clothes and accessories, ANIMALS, Places in the town, Health, Flashcards FRUITS and VEGETABLES, Means of transport, colors, Numbers Flashcards,TRAVELING around the world.

By Olynj

ESL speaking prompts: leisure, sports and the arts

ESL speaking prompts: leisure, sports and the arts

This resource is aimed at international students learning English and provides some visual prompts of hobbies and activities as well as questions on this topic e.g. 'How much free time do people have in the UK? '; 'Do they go to performances/art galleries/museums etc.? 'It could be used as a gentle introduction to talking about leisure specifically within the UK, for ESOL/citizenship-related classes. It could also be used as a fun way to introduce one of the IELTS speaking topics.

By Jayne890

ESL speaking prompts: cities and villages

ESL speaking prompts: cities and villages

This resource is aimed at international students learning English and provides some visual prompts of cities and villages as well as questions on this topic e.g. 'Do you think it’s better to live in a modern flat or an old house? Why?'It could be used as a gentle introduction to talking about housing or as a starter for writing an essay on the advantages and disadvantages of housing. It could also be used as a fun way to introduce one of the IELTS speaking topics.

By Jayne890

300 generic lesson activities and 50 marking time-busters. Make life easy!!

300 generic lesson activities and 50 marking time-busters. Make life easy!!

BUNDLE:Create lessons in seconds with this HUGE PowerPoint of animated lesson activities. There are HUNDREDS of templates that you can over-type in seconds to create engaging lesson material. Highly praised by John Simpkin of Spartacus Educational and Mark Warner of Teaching Ideas. I am very confident you will like this. If you do, please click on my profile to see my other popular resources. Thanks (This file also has a bank of PowerPoint timers - it's the most useful planning tool ever!) The size of the file should show you how much stuff there is! Without sounding overly confident - it's the best resource out there!There are also 50 marking ideas that will bust your marking-time - some ingenious stuff!These are my two most popular files, bundled together to save you money and hassle! Many thanks Copyright T.Taylor

By whizzbangbang

ALL YEAR 7 AND 8 HISTORY LESSONS IN ONE BIG BUNDLE!

ALL YEAR 7 AND 8 HISTORY LESSONS IN ONE BIG BUNDLE!

Here you get over 100 fully-prepared, buzzy lessons. They all have a very simple plan, resources, images, worksheets and such like all embedded into 120 easy-to-follow PowerPoints. The PowerPoints are even numbered so you can just follow the course through from start-to-finish!Each file is a FULL lesson and includes:Easy to follow lesson planPrintable resourcesVery engaging slides Audio and visualUsing my degree-level computer skills, I have made these resources to be very slick and visually appealing. These are high quality resources that have helped me to be rated as 'Outstanding' in every observation.Please grab a bargain!(I've also added some other popular files for good measure)

By Boosteration

California Mission Research Report

California Mission Research Report

We have developed this report template and additional worksheets, organizers, tools and forms to use for your students to create, develop, write, edit, illustrate, present, and assess their mission report. This template can be for their formal report or utilized as a study guide to develop their report for them to type or write on their own. This packet is designed for you to pick and choose the parts of the report that you’d like to use, or just use it all! The first part of this report is question about missions and mission life in general, and another part is for students to choose one mission and research it. We encourage you to have your students use a wide variety of resources to gather the necessary information to complete this report. If you like this product, please check back soon as we will be posting new products in the near future. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will promptly help you. Thank you! The Teacher Team

By theteacherteam

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Types of Houses

Types of Houses

Types of Houses .In this work, I put together the types of houses we can find everywhere for students to learn. They found this quite useful and enjoyed learning!Here you have a pictionary about types of houses. It can be used as a poster, or as an activity before doing the matching exercise

By Olynj