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Christmas Board Game Title: Christmas Error Correction Quiz
Target Structure: Various
Level: Elementary to Intermediate +
Time: 20 minutes
Description: This error correction game is a great way to end your classes for the year.

Our board game mixes both skill and luck. Can your students find the errors in our festive sentences?

We have two different question packs, as well as a set of blank cards which you can fill in with your own questions.

There are also sets with and without answers.

  •   Board (All levels)  
  •   Elementary Question Pack (with answers)
  •   Elementary Question Pack (without answers)
  •   Intermediate Question Pack (with answers)
  •   Intermediate Question Pack (without answers)
  •   Blank Template & Backing Sheet  


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Title: Christmas Phrasals
Target Structure: Simple Phrasal Verbs
Level: Elementary to Pre- Intermediate
Time: minutes



Check your students' understanding of simple phrasal verbs with this festive handout.

There are eight captions which your students need to complete.

This worksheet covers:

* blow up [a balloon]
* get along / on with someone
* stand out
* throw away
* look forward to
* go around
* grow up
* take off

Depending on the ability of your class we have an easier and more difficult version of this worksheet. Check the teaching notes for more details - and be sure to hand out the right version!

This worksheet is for elementary to pre-intermediate level classes.

Alternative British-English Version



Title: Christmas Day
Target Structure: Present Simple
Level: Elementary
Time: 45 minutes



Review some elementary structures with this Christmas-themed lesson.

'Christmas Day' looks at the Present Simple, adverbs of frequency, prepositions and common verb collocations.

There's a gap-fill conversation followed by exercises and speaking practice.

You can personalise the language by having students use the questions from the dialogue with their own answers.

The lesson rounds off with simple discussion questions about Christmas Day.

Alternative British-English Version



Title: Christmas Sentence Transformations
Target Structure: Various - Quiz Format
Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Time: 30 + minutes



Are you looking for a Christmas quiz to finish off the year? This could be just what you're been looking for!

We have updated our sentence transformation quiz, adding a festive touch! Your students need to transform the sentence, using the keyword given.

Your students will get lots of practice of common 'tricky' language for this level.

You could either use the board game provided, or just divide your class into teams.

It's a fun - but educational - note on which to finish your lessons for 2014!


Title: Did you have a good holiday?
Target Structure: Discussion: First Lesson Back in New Year
Level: Lower-Intermediate +
Time: 45 minutes



This is a great lesson for your first lesson back in the New Year!

Find out what your students did for Christmas and New Year. There's a conversation, followed by practice exercises.

The lesson rounds off with a survey. Your students can find out what their classmates did. It's good fluency practice and an excellent review of the Past Simple.

This lesson is for pre-intermediate level students. However, it's easy to make the lesson easier. You can pre-teach more vocabulary, and give additional support for the survey questions.


Title: Best and Worst Presents
Target Structure: Give / Get
Level: Elementary / Pre Intermediate
Time: 45+ minutes



With Christmas coming up, have your students chosen their presents? Can they talk about some good/bad presents they've received? This worksheet will give them the chance!

There are three short readings followed by some practice exercises looking at 'give to' and 'get from'. Students can then conduct a class survey finding out presents their classmates gave (or got).

This worksheet is written for lower-level learners. Although it's good for Christmas, you can use this handout at any time of year!

Alternative British-English Version


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