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I have been teaching English in Asia for 6 years so far and loved every second of it. My expertise includes IELTS, IGCSE English as Second Language and AS Language and Literature. A great amount of my time is spent in the preparation of engaging lessons. Therefore, I hope my resources can be of some help to all my fellow teachers.

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I have been teaching English in Asia for 6 years so far and loved every second of it. My expertise includes IELTS, IGCSE English as Second Language and AS Language and Literature. A great amount of my time is spent in the preparation of engaging lessons. Therefore, I hope my resources can be of some help to all my fellow teachers.
NATURAL DISASTERS (ESL): Speaking, Reading and Writing Practice

NATURAL DISASTERS (ESL): Speaking, Reading and Writing Practice

Mini ESL unit about natural disasters. Students will discuss in pairs and as a class with two different speaking activities. They will learn 20 different types of natural disasters. Two reading activities with comprehension questions about earthquakes and floods are then followed by a writing task. ►LEARNING OUTCOMES◄ Students will learn plenty of new vocabulary words through engaging and challenging activities. They will work individually, in pairs or in small groups to include variety in lesson dynamics. While studying this mini unit, they will get their juices flowing while discussing about reasons behind natural disasters and what can be done to solve them. They will also learn about earthquakes and floods around the world through gap filling activities and a number of comprehension questions. They will, then, engage in descriptive piece of writing to describe a possible catastrophic scenario. The unit will be concluded with a revision crossword which will bring them back to the very first activity to review the vocabulary words learned in it. ►TABLE OF CONTENTS◄ 1. Cover page 2. Terms of Use 3. Table of content 4. Instructions 5. Speaking activity 1. 8 questions. 6. Speaking activity 2. Brainstorming. 7. Match words with pictures 8. Reading Comprehension 1, (Earthquakes) ⇒ Activity A. Find the meaning of unknown words ⇒ Activity B. Fill the words in the right gaps 9. Reading Comprehension 2, (Floods): ⇒ Activity A. Find the meaning of unknown words ⇒ Activity B. Fill the words in the right gaps 10. Reading Comprehension Questions 11. Writing prompt: "Choose a natural disaster and write as if you were directly affected by it. Describe the environment around you, people's and your behaviour, and how you feel." 12-18. Black&White version of all the worksheets 19. Detailed answers 20. Credits ☻HOPE YOU AND YOUR STUDENTS ENJOY IT!☻ Please leave a feedback help me improve my products! You might be also interested in my Natural Disasters 20 Flash Cards for future revision. You can find the link below: ■ Natural Disasters 20 Flash Cards
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MODES OF TRANSPORT 40 FLASH CARDS

MODES OF TRANSPORT 40 FLASH CARDS

40 Modes of Transport (Different types of vehicles) Flash Cards to use for vocabulary teaching and revision. All you have to do is either laminate them or glue the vocabulary word at the back of the picture. ►LEARNING OUTCOMES◄ GENERAL: Students will learn vocabulary with visual aids and will have the chance to review over the year. ►TABLE OF CONTENTS◄ 1. Cover page 2. Terms of Use 3-13. 20 pages with 40 flash cards 14. Credits Keywords: airplane; ambulance, automobile (car), bicycle (bike), bulldozer, camper (mobilehome, rv), canoe, cargo ship, (horse) carriage, chopper, coach, ferry, fire engine, go-kart, golf cart, gondola, helicopter, hot-air balloon, jeep, jet, limousine, lorry/truck, motorbike, ocean liner (cruiser/cruise liner), pickup truck, quad bike, raft, rickshaw, sailboat, scooter, sled, submarine, subway, taxi, tractor, train, tram, van, yacht. ☻HOPE YOU AND YOUR STUDENTS ENJOY IT!☻ Please leave a feedback to help me improve my products!
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SHERLOCK HOLMES: A GAME AND A MINI UNIT OF WORK (ESL)

SHERLOCK HOLMES: A GAME AND A MINI UNIT OF WORK (ESL)

RESOURCE 1. SHERLOCK HOLMES. DETECTIVE LIKE ACTIVITY. CLUES HUNT. This lesson is a very engaging activity which can best serve as introduction to teaching Sherlock Holmes or, in general, to talking about crime, detectives and similar. The activity covers one lesson (it might get a bit extended depending on the the size of the class and how many times you show the videos). The package includes a pdf file with instructions and a worksheet for students and a ppt. Students work either in pairs or in small groups. Detailed instructions are provided. My students loved it and got pretty excited during the whole process. It was a great introduction to a reading activity about Sherlock. ►TABLE OF CONTENTS◄ PDF: Detective Hunt - FIRST4PAGES+WORKSHEET 1. Cover page 2. Terms of Use 3-4. Instructions for the teacher 5. Links for the video (Instructions for downloading) 6. Main worksheet (color) 7. Main worksheet (black&white) PDF: Detective Hunt - SherlockPPT 1-5. Introduction to the game 6. Intro page to Trailer 1 “The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)” 7-11. Questions for Trailer 1 12. Intro page to Trailer 2 “Sherlock Holmes (2009)” 13-20. Questions for Trailer 2 21. Intro page to Trailer 3 “Sherlock-TV series” 22-27. Questions for Trailer 3 28-31. Instruction for after having watched the trailers 32-37. Answers for Trailer 1 38-46. Answers for Trailer 2 47-53. Answers for Trailer 3 54-56. Result and praise for students RESOURCE 2. FACTS ABOUT SHERLOCK HOLMES. MINI UNIT OF WORK. These 7 pages of engaging activities will make your students learn new vocabulary words and interesting facts about Sherlock and its author Doyle. They are all created as challenges so it might be more appropriate to make your students work in pairs or small groups in order to complete the activities. The final activity will engage your students into creating a code and writing a coded message. ►TABLE OF CONTENTS◄ 1. Cover Page 2. Terms of Use 3. Table of Contents 4. Instructions 5&6. Random facts. Form sentences from wordles. 7. Fact 1. Unscramble words. 8. Fact 2. Decode words. 9. Fact 3. Find antonyms. 10. Fact 4. Solve a crossword. 11. Write a coded message 12-18. Black and white version 19-27. Answers + Large Wordles 28. Credits ☻HOPE YOU AND YOUR STUDENTS ENJOY IT!☻ Please leave a feedback to help me improve my products!
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NATURAL DISASTERS (ESL): Speaking, Reading and Writing Practice

NATURAL DISASTERS (ESL): Speaking, Reading and Writing Practice

Mini ESL unit about natural disasters. Students will discuss in pairs and as a class with two different speaking activities. They will learn 20 different types of natural disasters. Two reading activities with comprehension questions about earthquakes and floods are then followed by a writing task. ►LEARNING OUTCOMES◄ Students will learn plenty of new vocabulary words through engaging and challenging activities. They will work individually, in pairs or in small groups to include variety in lesson dynamics. While studying this mini unit, they will get their juices flowing while discussing about reasons behind natural disasters and what can be done to solve them. They will also learn about earthquakes and floods around the world through gap filling activities and a number of comprehension questions. They will, then, engage in descriptive piece of writing to describe a possible catastrophic scenario. The unit will be concluded with a revision crossword which will bring them back to the very first activity to review the vocabulary words learned in it. ►TABLE OF CONTENTS◄ 1. Cover page 2. Terms of Use 3. Table of content 4. Instructions 5. Speaking activity 1. 8 questions. 6. Speaking activity 2. Brainstorming. 7. Match words with pictures 8. Reading Comprehension 1, (Earthquakes) ⇒ Activity A. Find the meaning of unknown words ⇒ Activity B. Fill the words in the right gaps 9. Reading Comprehension 2, (Floods): ⇒ Activity A. Find the meaning of unknown words ⇒ Activity B. Fill the words in the right gaps 10. Reading Comprehension Questions 11. Writing prompt: "Choose a natural disaster and write as if you were directly affected by it. Describe the environment around you, people's and your behaviour, and how you feel." 12-18. Black&White version of all the worksheets 19. Detailed answers 20. Credits ☻HOPE YOU AND YOUR STUDENTS ENJOY IT!☻ Please leave a feedback help me improve my products! You might be also interested in my Natural Disasters 20 Flash Cards for future revision. You can find the link below: ■ Natural Disasters 20 Flash Cards
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HISTORY OF CHOCOLATE (ESL): Listening and Writing Practice

HISTORY OF CHOCOLATE (ESL): Listening and Writing Practice

Mini ESL unit about chocolate. Students will engage in a number of pre-listening activities to prepare them to watch a video about the history of chocolate. They will learn 20 words related to chocolate with a word-picture matching activity. They will learn plenty of vocabulary words in the two worksheet that precede the listening tasks. ►LEARNING OUTCOMES◄ GENERAL: Students will learn plenty of new vocabulary words through engaging and challenging activities. They will work individually, in pairs or in small groups to include variety in lesson dynamics. SPECIFIC: This mini unit is based around a listening activity (a video from Youtube) about the history of chocolate. Before students engage in listening, filling the missing gaps and answering questions, there are a few of pre-listening activities. The first one is a wordle which includes vocabulary words from the introduction of the video. Students need to form sentences by using such words. Another pre-listening activity is a matching exercise, where students need to match words with pictures. Two more worksheets with 4 exercises are included to practice finding synonyms, antonyms and definitions. All in preparation for the listening task. The mini unit concludes with a writing task. ►TABLE OF CONTENTS◄ 1) Preview 2) Cover Page 3) Terms of Use 4) Table of Contents 5) Instructions 6) Sentences from a worlde. 7) Match words with pictures. 8) Instructions for the teacher. 9) Pre-listening activities. Part 1. 10 Listening activity. Part 1. Gap filling. 11) Pre-listening activities. Part 2. 12) Listening activity. Part 2. Questions. 13) Writing Task. 14-21) Black and white version 22) Answers 23) Credits ☻HOPE YOU AND YOUR STUDENTS ENJOY IT!☻ Please leave a feedback not only to help me improve my products! If you enjoyed working with this product please have a look at my similar resources. You can find a few links below: ■ ESL Valentine's Day
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MUSIC [GENRE+HISTORY OF REGGAE] (ESL): Speaking, Reading and Writing Practice

MUSIC [GENRE+HISTORY OF REGGAE] (ESL): Speaking, Reading and Writing Practice

Mini ESL unit about music. Students will discuss in pairs and as a class with two different speaking activities. They will learn 18 different types of music. They will find out facts about music through wordles, crosswords and other puzzles. A pre-reading and reading activity about the history of reggae music is included. The unit ends with a small research and writing task. ►LEARNING OUTCOMES◄ GENERAL: Students will learn plenty of new vocabulary words through engaging and challenging activities. They will work individually, in pairs or in small groups to include variety in lesson dynamics. SPECIFIC: While studying this mini unit, they will get their juices flowing while discussing about music and how important it is in our life. They will discover 8 amazing facts about music and learn 18 different music genre. They will also learn about reggae and Bob Marley through unscrambling and gap filling activities. They will, then, engage in a descriptive piece of writing to describe their favorite music genre. ►TABLE OF CONTENTS◄ 1. Preview 2. Cover page 3. Terms of Use 4. Table of content 5. Instructions 6. Speaking Activity 1. Questions. 7. Speaking Activity 2. Brainstorming. 8. Writing task 1. 9. Did you know? Part 1. 10. Did you know? Part 2. 11. Music Genre. Codes. 12. Music Genre. Crossword. 13. History of Reggae. Pre-reading. 14-15. History of Reggae. Fill the gaps. 16. Writing Task 2. 17-27. Black and white version 28-36. Answers and Wordles 37. Credits ☻HOPE YOU AND YOUR STUDENTS ENJOY IT!☻ Please leave a feedback help me improve my products!
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CHINESE NEW YEAR (matching activity)

CHINESE NEW YEAR (matching activity)

CHINESE NEW YEAR: New vocabulary words for ESL learners. This matching worksheet can be used as an introductory activity to a text about Chinese New Year 2016. It contains 12 vocabulary words in the word bank and 12 related pictures to match the words with. If you like this activity you can check the connected Reading, Writing, and Speaking Thematic lessons and worksheets at the following url: Chinese New Year 2016 (ESL) The worksheet has a printer friendly version and KEYS. Enjoy!
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TRANSPORTATION (ESL): Speaking, Reading and Writing Practice

TRANSPORTATION (ESL): Speaking, Reading and Writing Practice

Mini ESL unit about transportation. Students will discuss in pairs and as a class with two different speaking activities. They will learn 40 different vehicles through words and pictures matching. They will discover 5 amazing facts about skateboarding through wordle sentence formation. Students will then fill the blanks and read an article about the history of hot-air ballooning. The unit will conclude with a writing task. ►LEARNING OUTCOMES◄ GENERAL: Students will learn plenty of new vocabulary words through engaging and challenging activities. They will work individually, in pairs or in small groups to include variety in lesson dynamics. SPECIFIC: While studying this mini unit, they will get their juices flowing while discussing about advantages and disadvantages of different modes of transport and by talking in pairs about transportation in general. They will also learn 40 different types of vehicles thanks to clear pictures. They will, then, engage in forming sentences to discover interesting facts about skateboarding. After that, students will fill the gaps and read an article about hot-air balloons. The unit will be concluded with writing task. ►TABLE OF CONTENTS◄ 1. Preview 2. Cover page 3. Terms of Use 4. Table of content 5. Instructions 6. Speaking Activity. Discuss 8 questions. 7. Speaking Activity. Brainstorming. 8. Match words with pictures. A-J. 9. Match words with pictures. L-Y. 10. Wordles. Skateboarding. 1-5. Sentence formation. 11-12) Reading Comprehension. History of hot-air ballooning. 13) Writing task. 14-21) Black and white version 22-27) Answers and Large Wordles 28) Credits ☻HOPE YOU AND YOUR STUDENTS ENJOY IT!☻ Please leave a feedback not only to help me improve my products! If you enjoyed working with this product please have a look at my similar resources. You can find a few links below: ■ Transportation. 40 Flash Cards. ■ Modes of Transportation (ESL). Vocabulary Puzzles.
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ESL/ELL: END OF YEAR ACTIVITY - MEMORY BOOKLET

ESL/ELL: END OF YEAR ACTIVITY - MEMORY BOOKLET

☼☼☼ END OF YEAR ACTIVITY - MEMORY BOOKLET ☼☼☼ ►LEARNING OUTCOMES◄ Students will practice writing, speaking and have fun with this engaging short project. They may work individually, in pairs or in small groups to include variety in lesson dynamics. This end of year activity is perfect to keep your students motivated during the last weeks of the school year and, at the same time, make them reflect about themselves, their past and future and keep the final result as valuable memory. ►TABLE OF CONTENTS◄ ◘ Cover ◘ Terms of Use ◘ Table of Contents ◘ Instructions ◘ Memory Booklet Cover ◘ Fakebook. All about me. ◘ Classroom awards (30 awards. Best and Most) ◘ Looking back (2 pages) ◘ Advice for the new comers (article writing) ◘ A letter to my future self (writing) ◘ Leave a message (2 pages) ☻HOPE YOU AND YOUR STUDENTS ENJOY IT!☻ Please leave a feedback to help me improve my products! If you enjoyed working with this product please have a look at my other resources. You can find a few links below: ■ ESL Interesting Facts about Ants ■ ESL Amazing Facts about Trees ■ ESL Natural Disasters
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END OF YEAR SUPERLATIVES - 200 AWARDS FOR TEENS (WITH MEMES) [UPDATE - NOW EDITABLE]

END OF YEAR SUPERLATIVES - 200 AWARDS FOR TEENS (WITH MEMES) [UPDATE - NOW EDITABLE]

☼☼☼ END OF YEAR AWARDS FOR TEENS ☼☼☼ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ These 200 varied end of year awards will work perfectly with your teen ESL students. These superlative awards include a fun meme each to make your teens even more engaged. From most to best to most likely to, these end of year superlative offer an array of prizes to fit any kind of student. ►TABLE OF CONTENTS◄ 1. Cover page 2. Terms of Use 3-102. 200 Awards (half page each) 103-122. Lists of awards (to be used for voting) 123. Credits ☻HOPE YOU AND YOUR STUDENTS ENJOY IT!☻ Please leave a feedback to help me improve my products! If you enjoyed working with this product please have a look at my End of Year Memory Booklet. It is great for the final weeks of school as it will make your students engaged until the very last days of school. Here is the link: ■ ESL End of year – Memory Booklet
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♥ESL♥ VALENTINE'S DAY » Mini Units for ESL Students

♥ESL♥ VALENTINE'S DAY » Mini Units for ESL Students

♥♥♥ VALENTINE'S DAY ♥♥♥ ►LEARNING OUTCOMES◄ Students will learn plenty of new vocabulary words through engaging and challenging activities. They will work individually, in pairs or in small groups to include variety in lesson dynamics. While studying this mini unit, they will also learn about who St. Valentine was, the story of Cupid and his love with Psyche, why do people exchange chocolate boxes and who was the inventor of the first chocolate box. They will get creative while watching a video and guessing the reasons behind the protagonist's actions. They will learn more about the love story 'Mind the gap'. They will engage in writing a love letter. The unit will be concluded with a revision crossword which will bring them back to the very first activity to review the vocabulary words learned in it. ►TABLE OF CONTENTS◄ ◘ Match words with pictures ◘ Reading Comprehension 1, (Who is St. Valentine?): - Activity A. Put sentences in order - Activity B. Unscramble words, located them in the text and then write short definitions ◘ Reading Comprehension 2, (The story of Cupid): - Activity A: Wordsearch - Activity B: Fill the gaps with the words from the wordsearch ◘ Reading Comprehension 3, (The history of chocolate as Valentine gift): - Activity A: Crossword ◘ Speaking and Listening, (Mind the gap: A love story): - Activity A: Pair discussion (whole class feedback and discussion) - Activity B: Fill in gaps (Mind the gap - real story) ◘ Writing prompt: "Think about a person you like or love. It can be a boy/girlfriend, a crush, a classmate, a family member, or even a celebrity. Write the cheesiest letter possible by focusing on things you like about them the most." ◘ Crossword to review vocabulary learned with the matching exercise. ☻HOPE YOU AND YOUR STUDENTS ENJOY IT!☻ Please leave a feedback to help me improve my products! If you enjoyed working with this product please have a look at my similar resources. You can find a few links below: ■ ESL The Legend of Nian (The story behind Chinese New Year celebrations ■ ESL Natural Disasters
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MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS: 24 FLASH CARDS

MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS: 24 FLASH CARDS

24 Musical Instruments Flash Cards to use for vocabulary teaching and revision. All you have to do is either laminate them or glue the vocabulary word at the back of the picture. ►LEARNING OUTCOMES◄ GENERAL: Students will learn vocabulary with visual aids and will have the chance to review over the year. ►TABLE OF CONTENTS◄ 1. Preview 2. Cover page 3. Terms of Use 4-15. 12 pages with 24 flash cards 16. Credits Keywords: accordion, acoustic guitar, bagpipes, banjo, bongo, cello, clarinet, cymbal, drums, electric guitar, flute, french horn, harmonica, harp, keyboard, maracas, oboe, piano, saxophone, tambourine, triangle, trombone, trumpet, violin. ☻HOPE YOU AND YOUR STUDENTS ENJOY IT!☻ Please leave a feedback help me improve my products! If you enjoyed working with this product please have a look at the related resource with reading comprehension and writing activities. You can find the link below: ■ Music genre for ESL students
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SPACE: 20 FLASH CARDS

SPACE: 20 FLASH CARDS

20 Space/Astronomy Flash Cards to use for vocabulary teaching and revision. All you have to do is either laminate them or glue the vocabulary word at the back of the picture. ►LEARNING OUTCOMES◄ ►TABLE OF CONTENTS◄ 1. Preview 2. Cover page 3. Terms of Use 4-13. 10 pages with 20 flash cards 14. Credits Keywords: astronaut, (space) crew, eclipse, extra terrestrial (alien), flying saucer (UFO), full moon, planetarium, planets, rocket, satellite, shooting star, sky, solar system, spaceship, space station, space suit, stars, sun, telescope, weightlessness. ☻HOPE YOU AND YOUR STUDENTS ENJOY IT!☻ Please leave a feedback to help me improve my products! If you enjoyed working with this product please have a look at the related resource with reading comprehension and writing activities. You can find the link below: ■ Space for ESL students: Mini Unit of work
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NATURAL DISASTERS 20 FLASH CARDS

NATURAL DISASTERS 20 FLASH CARDS

20 flash cards with different natural disasters to use for vocabulary teaching and revision. From avalanche to blizzard to desertification and so on. All you have to do is either laminate them or glue the vocabulary word at the back of the picture. ►LEARNING OUTCOMES◄ GENERAL: Students will learn vocabulary with visual aids and will have the chance to review over the year. ►TABLE OF CONTENTS◄ 1. Preview page 2. Cover page 3. Terms of Use 4-13. 10 pages with 20 flash cards 14. Credits Keywords: avalanche, blizzard, desertification, drought, dust storm, earthquake, flood, hail (storm), heat wave, hurricane, landslide, lightning, sinkhole, solar flare, storm, tidal wave, tornado, tsunami, volcanic eruption, wildfire. ☻HOPE YOU AND YOUR STUDENTS ENJOY IT!☻ Please leave a feedback to help me improve my products! If you enjoyed working with this product please have a look at the related resource with reading comprehension and writing activities. You can find the link below: ■ Natural Disasters for ESL students
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♥ESL♥ THE CHINESE LEGEND OF NIAN » Mini Units for ESL Students

♥ESL♥ THE CHINESE LEGEND OF NIAN » Mini Units for ESL Students

►LEARNING OUTCOMES◄ Students will learn plenty of new vocabulary words through engaging and challenging activities. They will work individually, in pairs or in small groups to include variety in lesson dynamics. Before getting to read the texts, students can work in pairs to match words with pictures. The story about the legend of Nian is split into two parts. All the reading activities can be done in pairs or small groups. During the pre-reading activity students will be faced with a wordle containing all the words from the story and they will be asked to form three complete sentences by using as many words as possible from the wordle. After that, they will engage in a gap filling activity to get to know the first part of the story. They will, then, engage in a writing activity to propose an alternative part 2 to the legend. The second part of the story is presented through two activities. During the first students work on a wordsearch and only then they will fill the blanks with the words from the previous exercise. The unit will be concluded with a revision crossword which will bring them back to the very first activity to review the vocabulary words learned in it. ►TABLE OF CONTENTS◄ ◘ Match words with pictures ◘ Form sentences from a wordle ◘ Reading Comprehension, Part 1 (The legend of Nian) Activity A. Find the meaning of words Activity B. Fill the blanks ◘ Writing prompt 1: "You have just finished reading part one. Before going any further, try to think of a possible continuation by writing a short article.” ◘ Reading Comprehension, Part 2 (The legend of Nian) Activity A. Wordsearch Activity B. Fill the blanks ◘ Crossword to review vocabulary learned with the matching exercise. ☻HOPE YOU AND YOUR STUDENTS ENJOY IT!☻ Please leave a feedback to help me improve my products! If you enjoyed working with this product please have a look at my similar resources. You can find a few links below: ■ ESL Amazing facts about ants ■ ESL Amazing facts about trees ■ ESL Transportation (vehicles)
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♥ESL♥ FACTS ABOUT ANTS » Mini Units for ESL Students

♥ESL♥ FACTS ABOUT ANTS » Mini Units for ESL Students

♠♠♠ FACTS ABOUT ANTS ♠♠♠ ►LEARNING OUTCOMES◄ Students will learn plenty of new vocabulary words through engaging and challenging activities. They will work individually, in pairs or in small groups to include variety in lesson dynamics. While studying this mini unit, they will get their juices flowing while working in pairs or small groups to form sentences by using the wordle. This activity will lead them to the first part of the article about ants. Before getting to read, they will have to unscramble some words and define them. To get familiar with the second part of the article they will engage in a form filling activity first. Before enjoying the video '5 amazing facts about ants' they will work together to develop their listening abilities. The pre-listening activity sees them working to just put in order the words when they hear them. The second activity is more challenging and sees them working individually to fill the blanks while listening. They will, then, engage in descriptive piece of writing to discuss about the importance of teamwork. The unit will be concluded with a revision crossword which will bring them back to the very first activity to review the vocabulary words learned in it. ►TABLE OF CONTENTS◄ ◘ Match words with pictures ◘ Pre-reading activity (form sentences) ◘ Reading Comprehension, PART 1 (Facts about ants) - Activity A. Unscramble the words - Activity B. Find the words in the text and underline them - Activity C. Write a short definition for each word unscrambled ◘ Reading Comprehension, PART 2 (Facts about ants) - Activity A. Check the meaning of words - Activity B. Fill the blanks ◘ Listening (video) - Activity A. Listen once and put the words in order of hearing - Activity B. Fill the blanks ◘ Writing prompt: "Write a short article about the importance of teamwork.” ◘ Crossword to review vocabulary learned with the matching exercise. ☻HOPE YOU AND YOUR STUDENTS ENJOY IT!☻ Please leave a feedback to help me improve my products! If you enjoyed working with this product please have a look at my similar resources. You can find a few links below: ■ ESL Natural Disasters ■ ESL Transportation (vehicles)
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SUMMER HOLIDAYS DESTINATIONS (ESL): Reading and Writing Practice (Postcards)

SUMMER HOLIDAYS DESTINATIONS (ESL): Reading and Writing Practice (Postcards)

Mini ESL unit about summer holidays and tropical destinations. It includes 5 reading passages about summer holiday destination (Mauritius, Fiji, Tenerife, Greece, Madagascar). Students will read but also solve vocabulary puzzles and write postcards. Very engaging but also full of content. ►LEARNING OUTCOMES◄ GENERAL: Students will learn plenty of new vocabulary words through engaging and challenging activities. They will work individually, in pairs or in small groups to include variety in lesson dynamics. SPECIFIC: This mini unit is all about spectacular holiday destination. The 5 articles are about Mauritius, Fiji, Tenerife, Greece and Madacascar. Students will learn about tourist attractions and the beauties of such places. They will engage in 5 different activities to learn new vocabulary words. After that they will write postcards. I have organized my class into 5 teams around 5 stations, having one article each. Students had between 10 to 15 minutes to complete one task before moving to the next stations. My students have really enjoyed this activity and it turned quite competitive after the first round! ►TABLE OF CONTENTS◄ 1. Preview 2. Cover page 3. Terms of Use 4. Table of content 5. Instructions 6. Reading text 1. Mauritius 7. Reading text 2. Fiji 8. Reading text 3. Tenerife 9. Reading text 4. Greece 10. Reading text 5. Madacascar 11. Activity 1. Mauritius. Match words with definitions 12. Activity 2. Fiji. Find antonyms 13. Activity 3. Tenerife. Crossword 14. Activity 4. Greece. Unscramble words and find synonyms 15. Activity 5. Madacascar. Word search. 16. Writing task. Write a post card from Mauritius 17. Writing task. Write a post card from Fiji 18. Writing task. Write a post card from Tenerife 19. Writing task. Write a post card from Greece 20. Writing task. Write a post card from Madacascar 21-35. Black&White version of all the worksheets 36-40. Detailed answers 41. Credits ☻HOPE YOU AND YOUR STUDENTS ENJOY IT!☻ Please leave a feedback not only to help me improve my products! If you enjoyed working with this product please have a look at my similar resources. You can find a few links below: ■ Summer Holidays Items Flash Cards
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♥ESL♥ NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS » Mini Units for ESL Students

♥ESL♥ NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS » Mini Units for ESL Students

§§§ NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS §§§ ►LEARNING OUTCOMES◄ Students will learn plenty of new vocabulary words through engaging and challenging activities. They will work individually, in pairs or in small groups to include variety in lesson dynamics. This mini units opens with a class discussion about New Year and related traditions. Before getting to read the texts, students can work in pairs to match words with pictures and to match words with definitions. They can, then, get engaged in the reading of the article about the history of new year resolutions by filling the blanks. The second speaking activity should be done in pairs. Students will interview each other about their resolutions and will then summarize their findings in writing. This piece of writing can be either produced in class or given as a homework assignment. With the second reading activity students will learn about new year traditions in 5 different countries. They will do so through 3 engaging activities: match countries with their flags, match countries with their tradition and a crossword. ►TABLE OF CONTENTS◄ ◘ Speaking activity 1 ◘ Reading Comprehension 1 (The history of New Year Resolutions) - Activity A. Match words with pictures - Activity B. Match words with definitions - Activity C. Fill the blanks ◘ Speaking activity 1 ◘ Writing ◘ Reading Comprehension 2 (New year traditions in 5 countries) - Activity A. Match countries with their flags - Activity B. Match countries with their new year tradition - Activity C. Crossword ☻HOPE YOU AND YOUR STUDENTS ENJOY IT!☻ Please leave a feedback to help me improve my products! If you enjoyed working with this product please have a look at my similar resources. You can find a few links below: ■ ESL Amazing facts about ants ■ ESL Amazing facts about trees ■ ESL The Chinese Legend of Nian (the story behind Chinese New Year celebrations
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♥ESL♥ CHINESE NEW YEAR 2016 » Mini Units for ESL Students

♥ESL♥ CHINESE NEW YEAR 2016 » Mini Units for ESL Students

☻☻☻ CHINESE NEW YEAR 2016 ☻☻☻ ►LEARNING OUTCOMES◄ Students will learn plenty of new vocabulary words through engaging and challenging activities. They will work individually, in pairs or in small groups to include variety in lesson dynamics. Before getting to read the texts, students can work in pairs to match words with pictures. Reading comprehension 1 is about the year of the monkey and the meaning behind it. Students can work on this text on their own or in pairs. For the second text, which is split in 4, I suggest to create 4 station and make students rotate in order to find out 10 facts about Chinese New Year through 4 different and engaging activities. They will, then, engage in a writing activity to compare Asian and Western traditions. The unit will be concluded with a revision crossword which will bring them back to the very first activity to review the vocabulary words learned in it. ►TABLE OF CONTENTS◄ ◘ Match words with pictures ◘ Reading Comprehension 1 (The year of the monkey) Activity A. Find the meaning of words Activity B. Fill the blanks ◘ Reading Comprehension 2. Part 1. (10 facts about Chinese New Year) Activity A. Unscramble the words Activity B. Underline them in the text ◘ Reading Comprehension 2. Part 2. (10 facts about Chinese New Year) Activity A. Wordsearch Activity B. Fill the blanks ◘ Reading Comprehension 2. Part 3. (10 facts about Chinese New Year) Activity A. Match words with definitions ◘ Reading Comprehension 2. Part 4. (10 facts about Chinese New Year) Activity A. Crossword ◘ Writing prompt. “Write a short article about similarities and/or differences between the Chinese New Year and a Western celebration of your choice.” ◘ Crossword to review vocabulary learned with the matching exercise. ☻HOPE YOU AND YOUR STUDENTS ENJOY IT!☻ Please leave a feedback to help me improve my products! If you enjoyed working with this product please have a look at my similar resources. You can find a few links below: ■ ESL The Chinese legend of Nian ■ ESL Amazing facts about ants ■ ESL Transportation (vehicles)
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MODES OF TRANSPORT 40 FLASH CARDS

MODES OF TRANSPORT 40 FLASH CARDS

40 Modes of Transport (Different types of vehicles) Flash Cards to use for vocabulary teaching and revision. All you have to do is either laminate them or glue the vocabulary word at the back of the picture. ►LEARNING OUTCOMES◄ GENERAL: Students will learn vocabulary with visual aids and will have the chance to review over the year. ►TABLE OF CONTENTS◄ 1. Cover page 2. Terms of Use 3-13. 20 pages with 40 flash cards 14. Credits Keywords: airplane; ambulance, automobile (car), bicycle (bike), bulldozer, camper (mobilehome, rv), canoe, cargo ship, (horse) carriage, chopper, coach, ferry, fire engine, go-kart, golf cart, gondola, helicopter, hot-air balloon, jeep, jet, limousine, lorry/truck, motorbike, ocean liner (cruiser/cruise liner), pickup truck, quad bike, raft, rickshaw, sailboat, scooter, sled, submarine, subway, taxi, tractor, train, tram, van, yacht. ☻HOPE YOU AND YOUR STUDENTS ENJOY IT!☻ Please leave a feedback to help me improve my products!
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WEEKLY PLANNER 2016-2017

WEEKLY PLANNER 2016-2017

Weekly planner for the Academic year 2016-2017 with a small monthly calendar in the corner. Three types of weekly planners are included depending on your schedule. ♥♥♥ 2016-2017 WEEKLY PLANNER ♥♥♥ This weekly planner is simple and elegant and especially printer friendly. It includes three types of planners to satisfy all types of teachers from those having 4 or less lessons a week to the busy ones with six or less lessons. The price is only for one set even though three are included. In addition, there is a freebie which is a weekly planner without a corner calendar. This planner can be used forever because it is not linked to any year. This weekly planner has the same style of my free monthly calendar and daily lessons plan so if you want to have the same design for all your organizational form feel free to drop by my store and download the freebies. Here is the link to the calendar: - 2016-2017 Monthly calendar
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