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I have been teaching English as a Foreign Language in the Northwest of Spain for nearly 10 years and 3 years ago I opened my own English academy. It was then that I realised new EFL/ESL teachers didn´t get the support they needed and wanted to start changing that.Teaching Style:I always make my classes dynamic, interactive and engaging for all levels and ages even C1 adults. I try to stay away textbooks and worksheets as much as possible because there are so many other fun ways to learn English.

I have been teaching English as a Foreign Language in the Northwest of Spain for nearly 10 years and 3 years ago I opened my own English academy. It was then that I realised new EFL/ESL teachers didn´t get the support they needed and wanted to start changing that.Teaching Style:I always make my classes dynamic, interactive and engaging for all levels and ages even C1 adults. I try to stay away textbooks and worksheets as much as possible because there are so many other fun ways to learn English.
Autumn activity for infants BUNDLE ESL
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Autumn activity for infants BUNDLE ESL

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These activities include versions in both British and American English versions for students although the cover and purchaser instructions may be in only one This is a great fall activity pack for young kids in ESL. Learning and remembering vocabulary is always difficult for kids as they have to reuse it so many times. Take them from start to finish with this fall activity and reuse the vocabulary in a variety of fun activities to help them remember it and to help you plan it. These products are made with a collection of beautiful fall drawings by Kate Hadfield Designs and include fall flashcards, a fall vocabulary book, fall spelling leaves and more. These activities come with instructions and suggestions but have been created to allow you to reuse them in new ways and are limited only by your imagination. This pack includes Fall flashcards with editable versions in both color and black and white. Fall vocabulary book with editable version in color, black and with and singular or counting versions. Fall leaves spelling and counting. Fall coloring and texture rubbing worksheets. With this fall activity pack you won´t need to plan anything else and it will keep your kindergarten students busy for hours.
All about me for ESL adults and teens A2/B1 WITH DIGITAL VERSION INCLUDED
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All about me for ESL adults and teens A2/B1 WITH DIGITAL VERSION INCLUDED

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This is an all about me / getting to know you activity for lower level adults and teens with a space theme. Students have to complete an application form for the imaginary Internation Space Federation. For students who are learning English for work or for teens who will be job hunting in the future, it gives them a change to practise some of the vocabulary and get to know each other. A printable version and a digital version is included for whatever teaching situation you find yourself in. If space is a topic this year then this is a great first day activity!
BUNDLE All about me ESL space theme for all levels DIGITAL VERSION INCLUDED
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BUNDLE All about me ESL space theme for all levels DIGITAL VERSION INCLUDED

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This is a collection of space themed all about activities that you can do with you ESL classes. Getting to know you activities are always really important at the start year and this bundle makes it really easy. An activity is included for all levels from 3 year olds to C1 adults. Digital versions are also included for each one in case you find yourself starting the year of with distance learning. Grab this bundle have your first week planned so you can take the pressure off!
Survival guide for ESl teachers in their first year of teaching
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Survival guide for ESl teachers in their first year of teaching

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This is a helpful survival guide for all new ESL and EFL teachers. If you have just got your TEFL or CELTA certificate and are facing your first year of teaching but you are still wondering how to teach English then this book is for you. It gives key steps to do at the beginning of the year and more steps to implement later. If you work through the steps in this book, you will be more prepared for your first year of teaching and be more organised so you can create a better work/life balance.
All about me for ESL primary
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All about me for ESL primary

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This is a great all-about-me worksheet and getting-to-know-you activity for the first weeks of school and can be done lower primary, ages 7-9. In ESL it can be hard to get to the know the students in the first weeks due to their low English level but not with this foldable book. It´s simple and requires little preparation and is in a simple format for the students to follow. Get to know them, their favourite things and use it as an ID card for fun activities throughout the year!
Warm up games and icebreakers for ESL with 5 digital variations
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Warm up games and icebreakers for ESL with 5 digital variations

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Product Description This is a collection of well known games that you can play in the classroom not only for ESL but for any subject where revision is required. There are a mix of warm up games for kids and warm up games for adults. They can be used as icebreakers but also as fillers if your class runs short. The more traditional games have also been digitalised so you can easily play them with your students via distance learning without wasting time working out how to do it with the software you´re using. It´s already been done for you! These are games that every teacher should have in their toolkit as they can be revisited time and time again and are life savers when things don´t go as planned.
All about me for ESL- preschool, pre-k and kindergarten WITH DIGITAL VERSION
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All about me for ESL- preschool, pre-k and kindergarten WITH DIGITAL VERSION

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This is a great all-about-me worksheet and getting-to-know-you activity for the first weeks of school and can be done with preschool, pre-k and kindergarten with easy differentiations. It can also be done digitally via google slides for distance learning. In ESL it can be hard to get to the know the students in the first weeks due to their low English level but not with this activity. It´s simple and requires little preparation and is in a simple format for the students to follow. Get to know them, their favourite things and use it as an easy tool for starting a lesson, building routines and practising basic question forms every week once it´s done!
All about me for ESL upper primary ages 9-12 DIGITAL VERSION INCLUDED
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All about me for ESL upper primary ages 9-12 DIGITAL VERSION INCLUDED

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This is a great all-about-me worksheet and getting-to-know-you activity for the first weeks of school and can be done upper primary, ages 9-12. It can also be through distance learning via Google Slides. In ESL it can be hard to get to the know the students in the first weeks due to their low English level but not with this planet craft. Students choose from a variety of circles with getting to know you questions on, write their answers in the space provided and then turn into a planet which they can decorate if they want. Get to know them, their favourite things and create some great planet decorations for you classroom!
All about me for ESL adults B2/C1 WITH DIGITAL VERSION INCLUDED
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All about me for ESL adults B2/C1 WITH DIGITAL VERSION INCLUDED

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This is an all about me / getting to know you activity for higher level adults and teens with a space theme. Students have to complete an application form for the imaginary Internation Space Federation. For students who are learning English for work or for teens who will be job hunting in the future, it gives them a change to practise some of the vocabulary and get to know each other. A printable version and a digital version is included for whatever teaching situation you find yourself in. If space is a topic this year then this is a great first day activity!
Autumn activity for infants ESL: vocabulary book
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Autumn activity for infants ESL: vocabulary book

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This activity includes versions in both British and American English although the cover and instructions for purchaser may appear in only one This is a great fall activity for kindergarten ESL. A collection of beautiful fall drawings by Kate Hadfield Designs have been made into a flipbook for kindergarten students to learn and revise the fall vocabulary easily and in an attractive way that grabs their imagination. This flipbook activity comes in color, black and white and ,with and without words so they can practise their spelling and there´s also an editable version so that you can input any language structures you´d like to revise with them. If you´re teaching ESL then this is a great way to differentiate the activity and use it in a variety of levels this fall. The instructions also include ideas for using the activity pages before and after creating the book to really make the most of the resource and to maximise their exposure to the fall vocabulary. Included in this product Fall book with single items, with words, in color Fall book with single items, with words, in black and white Fall book with single items, no words, in color - editable Fall book with single items, no words, in black and white - editable Fall book with increasing number of items, with words, in color Fall book with increasing number of items, with words, in black and white Fall book with increasing number of items, no words, in color - editable Fall book with increasing number of items, no words, in black and white - editable This is great used in conjunctions with the fall flashcards and the fall spelling and counting activities included in the fall activity for kindergarten ESL bundle.
Autumn activity for infants ESL: spelling and counting
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Autumn activity for infants ESL: spelling and counting

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This activity is in both British and American English although the cover and instructions for the purchaser may only include one This is a great autumn activity for infant ESL. It has been created with a beautiful collection of autumn images and contains activities for revising spelling and counting with the autumn theme. This autumn activity pack contains a collection of autumn leaves with letters and numbers on them that the children can move around and combine to spell out fall words or to practise counting. Physical manipulation is key with infants and this activity engages them and catches their imagination. A blank version of leaves have also been included to allow the option of them writing the letters to give writing practice. To maximise the use of the fall activity you can have them copying spellings or take it further and ask them questions and have them answer with their leaves. For those kids who don´t enjoy spelling, this is a much more fun and hands on experience for them. There is also an autumn activity for textures so students can learn about different textures which is especially exciting around autumn time and have fun searching for items in the classroom or in nature to match the images of autumn. Or you can use it as a colour dictation to improve their listening and have them listen and colour the items. Included in this pack: Fall activity for spelling Fall activity for counting Fall activity for finding textures Fall activity for colour dictations. These activities can also be purchased as part of the autumn activity for infants bundle.
Autumn activity for infants ESL: flashcards
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Autumn activity for infants ESL: flashcards

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This product includes both British and American versions but may have instructions for the purchaser in one only. This is a great fall activity for infants ESL. They have been made with beautiful fall drawings for introducing and revising autumn vocabulary this year. These beautiful autumn flashcards come in colour, black and white and with and without words so you can decide on level of support your students need and so you can create a variety or revision activities with them. Infant students need to revise vocabulary so much and these flashcards can help you do that. The instructions also include a way to use these for the ever fun and useful pelmanism memory game in the socially distanced classroom which infant students always love. It´s a simple technique but they will love it and you won´t have to adapt yet another activity for the classroom in these crazy times. This activity is no prep, just select the pages and print. These cards also work as a great introduction to the autumn vocabulary book and the autumn spelling and counting activities which you can buy in the autumn activity for infants bundle.
Phrasal verb games for B1 exams
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Phrasal verb games for B1 exams

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Phrasal verbs in English are one of the most difficult things for students to learn as there are so many and require a lot of revision to truly remember them. This also makes it one of the most difficult things for teachers as well. Students often say that they want to learn more phrasal verbs in English but then we face the question of which ones do we actually teach them and how do we teach them in a way that is interesting and repetitive enough without boring the students? This pack of phrasal verbs in English solves all of those problems. I have selected 40 phrasal verbs that are typically seen at the B1 level in the exams and preparation books. They have been divided into 4 topics so you can easily integrate them into lessons but they can also be taught separately. This pack includes each list of phrasal verbs 3 different ways- Flashcards with both phrasal verb and definition Flashcards with phrasal verb and definition separately Flashcards with the verb and the preposition separately. These 3 formats allow you to do a large range of activities with them to maximise revision. The 4 topic sets are - Phrasal verbs for family and friends 1 Phrasal verbs for family and friends 2 Phrasal verbs for clothes and travel Phrasal verbs for work and home Included in this pack are instructions for 7 different activities you can do with these cards to go from the initial introduction all the way through to knowing them off by heart throughout a number of lessons without your students getting bored. This is also a good pack for students wanting to study at home. Print them off and use them to revise and play games with your friends who also speak English. They can also be used for independent learning in the class for early finishers.
Food flashcards : Ketchup and cornflakes
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Food flashcards : Ketchup and cornflakes

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This is a pack of 20 beautiful flashcards to introduce food vocabulary and combinations. This product has been made with pairs in mind so that you can use them to encourage students to talk about good and bad food combinations. If you have ever used the book " Do you like ketchup on your cornflakes?" then this is a great follow up activity. Introduce the vocabulary afterwards using the food flashcards and get students to create their own combinations and ask questions using the " Do you like?" structure. The food flashcards come with and without words and in colour or black and white. There are also smaller version included with the images on one set and the words on the others so that your students can play the pairs game that they love so much. Use the smaller food flashcards to play more physical games with them. Let them touch them, move them around and get their hands on them! If you find yourself teaching in the socially-distanced classroom at the moment, then you can still use these food flashcards for the pairs game. Put them up on the board and cover them with the numbers provided. Have them practise the numbers 1-20 by calling them out and revealing the foods underneath. Food included in the flashcards: Ice-cream Cookies Fries Hamburger Egg Bacon Marshmallows Hot chocolate Mustard Ketchup Spaghetti Meatballs Macaroni Cheese Salt Pepper Peas Carrots Bread Butter American and British English versions of the flashcards are also included where appropriate.
Valentine's day activity infants ESL: Full pack for a full lesson!
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Valentine's day activity infants ESL: Full pack for a full lesson!

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This is a Valentine’s Day activity pack for infants which can be used to create a complete lesson or two lessons by adding in a couple more flashcard games or rounds of the games included. What do you get? Valentine’s Day flashcards in colour; with and without words Valentine’s Day flashcards in black and white; with and without words Valentine’s Day bingo in both black and white and colour Valentine’s Day gift game in colour and black and white Roll and flower and give someone a gift. Colour a tree. Physical and digital spinners for your kids to take control and perfect for the socially distanced classroom. This pack becomes an entire lesson or two if you like! Start it off with a few flashcard games to practise listening and speaking and get them remembering the vocabulary. Then move onto the bingo for more listening. Let them join in by using the spinner and increase their language output with phrases such as “I’ve got it” or “I’ve got the balloon”. Make it harder or easier depending on each level. Then move onto the Valentine’s Day gift game where they have to spin and find a gift on their board. This is great for practising the adjective-noun order that many EFL/ESL learners struggle to remember. Then create an amazing art gallery with their roll a flower and colour a tree games. This can be done as a structured or as a freer activity. Step back and let them get creative and help each other out. Hang them on the wall and let them vote for the best! The skills used and ideas for extending and differentiating are included in each section. You kindergarten/infants will love it and so will you! All you have to do is print and have fun!
valentine's day classroom activities for ESL
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valentine's day classroom activities for ESL

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This is an activity pack for the ESL or EFL classroom. It focuses on 10 key valentine’s day words and is designed to take young learners from the first introduction of the sound of the word through to being able to read it and spell it. I have designed these activities with EFL learners in mind who are receiving a small amount of input per week. If you have only and hour or two with them and need to maximise their learning then this is for you. If you are preparing your students for a Cambridge Young Learners exam then this is for you. These activities have been created to practise the reading and writing skills required in the Starters exam. In this valentine’s day classroom activity pack, you will find; Valentine’s day flashcards with and without words Valentine’s day bingo uses the words only to practise recognising the written word Valentine’s day reading – gap fill with 3 differentiations Valentine’s day wordsearch – with 2 differentiations Valentine’s day word scramble Valentine’s day scavenger hunt with 3 variations Colour and black and white versions and, American and British English versions have been included for all activities where appropriate. The words that are practised in this pack are BALLOON FLOWERS ROSE TEDDY BEAR CHOCOLATES PRESENT HEART CUPID CARD BUTTERFLY This activity pack can be used over two 1-hour lessons to maximise repetition or can be used in just one lesson by selecting your favourite activities and using the others for early finishers or as homework.
Valentines day activities for school: Cambridge Movers Exam
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Valentines day activities for school: Cambridge Movers Exam

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This is a valentine´s day activity pack for you to do with your ESL students this February. These activities have been designed around the Cambridge Young Learners movers exam so your students can get in some extra practice. There are 6 activities valentine’s day flashcards valentine’s day listening valentine’s day word slap valentine’s day sentence making game valentine’s day reading valentine’s day roll a story These all come with the options of colour, black and white, American English, British English, Present simple, and past simple so you can choose the type and level appropriate for your individual class or students. There are individual instructions included for each activity with information about the skills used and with ideas to extend and adapt them so you can make it more or less collaborative and easier or more difficult. This can be used for a 1-hour class or, if you choose to use all the material, 2 1-hour classes. My job is to train new ESL/ EFL teachers and help them develop stress-free teaching practices so they can have a better work-life balance. If you´re looking for tips on how to make your workload easier, try this short book for some quick, easy to implement advice.