Ability Flashcards

These flashcards are a great visual stimulus for teaching skills.

They're available in both black and white, and colour. They're also in two sizes.

There are lots of ways you could use these cards in your classes! See below for some teaching ideas.

A) Downloading Options

Colour Black and White

Download: 2 Cards Per Page

Download: 2 Cards Per Page

Download: 6 Cards Per Page

Download: 6 Cards Per Page

B) Suggested Expressions

  • write
  • use chopsticks
  • use a computer
  • tie your shoelaces
  • speak English
  • ride a bicycle
  • read
  • play the piano
  • juggle
  • drive
  • dance
  • cook

Remember that you can omit any cards which aren't suitable for your classes. You can also change the vocabulary associated with a particular flashcard.

C) Teaching Ideas

You can use these cards to teach:

  • Can (Find someone who can...)
  • How long have you been able to...
  • I wish I could...

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