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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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AQA 8700 English Language - MOCK PAPER 2, child labour

AQA 8700 English Language - MOCK PAPER 2, child labour

This is a complete mock paper 2, with reading and writing sections based around child labor. It comes with a full powerpoint which can be used as an informal mock or altered into something more formal looking if desired. The texts are a speech to parliament in 1840’s regarding the conditions of child labor and 2018 article from The Guardian about human trafficked child. Please be aware that the TES preview can at times distort the look of a resource and this is not a true reflection. Hope it helps.
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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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A worksheet for ESL students based on Breaking bad series season 2 episode 11

A worksheet for ESL students based on Breaking bad series season 2 episode 11

The worksheet contains tasks based on Breaking bad series (season 2 episode 11). A good worksheet for Breaking bad includes a wporksheet of vocabulary that might be new for students, a fill-in-gap exercise, questions to practise new words, discussion questions (about the episode). It’s ideal for Intermediate students to provide extra speaking and listening practice. It helps to enlarge students’ vocabulary.
osnovinatanya
Isle of Hope, Isle of Tears

Isle of Hope, Isle of Tears

A worksheet to study the song which can conclude a series of lessons on Ireland. It glimpses at the story of Annie Moore, Ellis Island, the American Dream and hints at the potato famine. The first part is a written expression: with the help of pictures from the video, students have to write a short narrative (some clues are provided) to prepare the second part. The second part is a task of listening comprehension which helps students understand the reasons for the massive emigration of Irish people to the USA during the nineteenth century.
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PAPER 2 AQA 8700 spec Questions 3 - 5

PAPER 2 AQA 8700 spec Questions 3 - 5

This bundle contains 13 full lessons covering questions 3 - 5 from paper 2 of the AQA 8700 spec. The total of all 13 lessons individually is £42 but I’m willing to sell them for £20 giving you a saving of 52%. What will you get in this bundle? Lessons come with a range of activities and supportive material. I teach 3 hour sessions therefore each full lesson contains enough material to span 3 hours. These include videos, speaking and listening activities, various worksheets and independent writing tasks. There is also a paper 2 mock paper included in this pack based around War Speeches. My classes are of mixed abilities so the lessons are differentiated to cater to mixed cohorts. There are 2 / 3 lessons per question. Style of lessons I like to teach using cultural pop references to help engage my students and underpin the skills needed in order to pass the exam. I enjoy having a fast pace in my class and so stagger the activities from 5 / 10 / 15 / 20 / 30 mins. I usually start with a group task as a starter and a long independent writing task, based from the exam, as the final task and a short self assessment or peers assessment plenary. My topics in this bundle range from light hearted topics such as the music of Amy Winehouse and Janis Joplin, Dicaprio vrs Kanye - a top seller , to lesson which underpin more serious social issues and British values such as the UK pet trade in Monkeys and Sophie Lancaster story. Hope it helps
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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.
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