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Help students identify there own skills and qualities in this fun Jenga game.

Help students identify there own skills and qualities in this fun Jenga game.

This activity is for all ages and abilities and allows learners to not only enhance their word vocabulary but also there ability to explain their own skills and abilities and transferrable skills in a fun and engaging way. The work sheet is made up of 40 squares each with a different skill/quality inside. The worksheet can be differentiated by adding other resources such as a dictionary. The resource also generate communication as students can help each other. The activity requires the tutor to number the bricks on a Jenga game from 1 -40 as the learner pulls out a brick a number is revealed which corresponds to the worksheet, the student then identifies the word from the worksheet and then highlights it. The learner then has to explain when they have used that skill with an example e.g. punctual, the learner may say 'I am always on time to school/college as this is important when getting a job in the future' or if the learner is not good at this they can suggest ways to improve. When the game has finished the students should have many words highlighted they then use the next page to write a few sentences about the skills/qualities which are relevant to them. Once completed this can also be used towards creating a personal statement for a C.V.
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Present and Past Tense Irregular Verb game with Answer Key

Present and Past Tense Irregular Verb game with Answer Key

The objective of the game is for players to become familiar with past and present tense irregular verbs. The winner of the game will have matched up the most present and past tense verbs. It is a mixture of knowledge, luck and good memory skills. This resource contains two files. A word document (so that it can be edited if necessary) and a pdf document. Answer key is included. 1. Print out the pages with the irregular verbs on them. (laminate to preserve if you want) 2. Keep piles separated (past tense verbs are underlined). 3. Have learners work in pairs or groups 4. Place the present tense verbs face down spread out in one area and the past tense verbs in another area. (Keeping them in rows and columns is best). 5. Player 1 turns over one card from the present tense and then tries to find the matching verb from the past tense area. 6. If a match is not made, they turn the cards back over and the next person has their turn. 7. When a match is made the learner keeps the two cards. 8. The winner is the player with the most cards at the end of the game. 9. Optional – learners to then make up sentences with the verbs for extra points.
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English Language Bundle - ESOL / ELS English as a second language

English Language Bundle - ESOL / ELS English as a second language

Separate resources that can be used as icebreakers, warmers, parts of lessons, and in some cases whole lessons. Developed for Adults. Business emails - 20 page e-book The Verb 'To Be' simple present Future tense diagrams and activities Homophones Synonym and Antonym worksheets and activities Present and past tense irregular verb game Things in Common Icebreaker Giving good verbal instructions Small Talk Presentation - Interactive lesson
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Adding and Subtracting Time - Powerpoint that shows how to do this

Adding and Subtracting Time - Powerpoint that shows how to do this

This resource is a powerpoint presentation that shows how to add and subtract time using simple maths rules. It has an example of an easy and more challenging task. I use this in the workplace with groups of learners when practicing filling out timesheets. They can follow the examples given with answers and then create their own examples to test each other on.
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Common Writing Errors - Powerpoint quiz and Card Decks with Rules, Correct Usage and Tasks

Common Writing Errors - Powerpoint quiz and Card Decks with Rules, Correct Usage and Tasks

This resource contains rules, examples, and short challenges for commonly confused words and grammatical errors. It has a PP and a word doc that can be edited. It covers the following: 1. There, Their, They’re 2. To, Two, Too 3. Accept vs Except 4. Your vs. You’re 5. A lot vs alot vs allot 6. Lose vs Loose 7. Its vs It’s 8. No vs know 9. Threw vs through 10. Correct use of semi-colon (;) 11. Affect vs Effect 12. Assure, Ensure, Insure 13. Proper use of Commas 14. Using ‘s’ to show plural and possessive (the difference) 15. Passed vs past 16. Weather vs whether 17. A vs An 18. Capitalisation in Sentences 19. Farther vs further 20. Compliment vs complement   How to Use this Resource There are 20 rules and example cards that can be used in the following ways: 1. As a revision e-book for anyone that needs a quick refresh on the most common writing errors. 2. As a group or pair activity for learners to practice and test each other in various ways. Instructions / Ideas for Group Activities Activity 1 – Group or pair competition 1. Print out and cut out the rules that you would like your learners to work on. (Laminate to keep them fresh, if you want). 2. Hand out 1 card to each pair or group. Have them read it and complete the short challenge. (Check to see if they have it correct – an answer sheet is provided) 3. Learners then present their task to the rest of the groups to complete (on whiteboard). This can be timed. 4. Groups get 1 point for each task that is correct. 5. Groups then brainstorm ideas to remember the associated rules. 6. Points are tallied up and the winner is announced. Activity 2 – Group discussion and trouble shoot session 1. Learners select a card and read it to the group 2. They complete the task themselves first of all writing up sentence and answer on whiteboard. 3. Group members state whether they agree or not with the answer and share their thoughts 4. The correct answer is revealed. 5. Groups brainstorm ideas to remember the rules. Activity 3 – Individual work 1. Print out the resource in its entirety, or print out parts to work on. 2. Learners complete by themselves, and then check answers in pairs. 3. Answers revealed by teacher and corrected if necessary. Activity 4 – As a Warm up Activity 1. Select one card at the beginning of the session 2. Group discuss and agree the answer for the task. 3. In pairs or individually think up more tasks to challenge the group. ** 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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Back to school  mega pack

Back to school mega pack

BACK TO SCHOOL! *Classroom language for students - poster worksheet, Flashcards, Happy birthday illustration (posters), calendar, School-timetables *BACK TO SCHOOL CARDS *Back to school with school supplies. *A reading text with questions and writing. it is suitable for the first day at school. *Back to school word search *It is nice to welcome your students with a little gift like this simple bookmark you can cut and laminate it .I hope it is a good idea for this academic year.
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Languagenut Lesson Plans & Resources - English / General - Unit 8 - Going to work

Languagenut Lesson Plans & Resources - English / General - Unit 8 - Going to work

Languagenut.com is a dynamic and engaging language learning resource offering a variety of games and activities to help students learn a foreign language, as well as an innovative tracking tool so teachers can set homework and monitor progress. These free lesson plans and resources are designed to help teachers get the most out of Languagenut. Each unit pack includes: - 7 engaging lesson plans (one for each 10-word section, plus a revision/sentence-building lesson for the end of the unit), written by qualified teachers and covering all 4 key skills - Ideas for adapting each lesson to suit your class, including extension activities, suggestions for differentiation, homework activities and substitutions for low-tech classrooms - Full timings and guidance for teachers to help you access all the resources easily - Printable resources to complement the lessons and save you time This unit pack is for Languagenut's Unit 8 - Going to work, covering jobs, workplaces, money, shopping, numbers and time. These lessons are designed to be used for teaching English as a foreign language, but can also be adapted for any language as the Languagenut curriculum has the same structure across languages. Looking for French, German or Spanish lesson plans? Check out our custom resources and plans for these languages, including specific teacher notes on grammar points for non-specialists!
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Communication skills in the Workplace Bundle

Communication skills in the Workplace Bundle

This set of resources contains essential communications skills for all industries. Worksheets, activities and Powerpoint Presentations. Active Listening Assertive Communication Complaint Resolution Conflict Management Styles Customer Service Skills Worksheet Feedback model Giving verbal instructions Goal Setting H&S Values Time Management Teamwork
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Teaching of the Transatlantic Slave Trade

Teaching of the Transatlantic Slave Trade

A complete teachers resource that enables teachers worldwide to teach the Transatlantic Slave Trade with sensitivity, empathy and the role played by black and white abolitionists to end the Slave Trade.
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Writing to describe- relevant and accessible themes- improve their writing!

Writing to describe- relevant and accessible themes- improve their writing!

Themes to include: match day OT), country walks, trip to the supermarket (sic), trip to the seaside, building site , favourite meal, sun set and sun rise, a winter's day etc... Ppt presentations for all abilities - focusing on their written skills and their ability to describe. Photo stories, model paragraphs, planning ideas, resources focusing on punctuation and a whole host of themes to satisfy the most surly and unimaginative of students...bargain! Make sure they are ready for that up and coming exam. " Beats handing out a hastily photocopied worksheet Debs!" ALL images are author's own.
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