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Title
The History of Vaccination
Target Structure
Reading, Vocabulary & Discussion
Level
Upper-Intermediate to Advanced
Time
60 minutes
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Description

The topic of getting vaccinated has hit the headlines in recent months with the spread of Covid-19.


This worksheet looks at the history of vaccination - and how opposition to vaccination stretches back hundreds of years.


Following the lead-in question, there is a pre-reading task, a gap-fill reading, compression / vocabulary exercises and discussion.


This worksheet is written for upper-intermediate level students and above/



 


 

Title
Coffee at Home
Target Structure
Reading, Vocabulary & Discussion
Level
Upper-Intermediate to Advanced
Time
60 minutes
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Description

Can your students start their day without a cup of coffee? Is it possible to make coffee at home that rivals the brew you would buy at a cafe?

This worksheet looks at (purportedly) the best way to make a proper cup of coffee.

Language studied includes:

  • a discerning palate
  • the rule of thumb
  • cost a fortune
  • an airtight container
  • ...and more

The lesson rounds off with a look at different kinds of coffee brewing methods. Can your students decide which they think is best for home?

With a reading, comprehension questions, vocabulary exercises and discussion, there are plenty of opportunities for your students to explore the topic of coffee and give their opinions.



 


 

Title
Meat-free Meat
Target Structure
Reading, Vocabulary & Discussion
Level
Upper-Intermediate to Advanced
Time
60 minutes
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Description

Would your students enjoy a meat-free burger that's pink and juicy? Have they ever tried one?

This worksheet has vocabulary mix and match exercises, a gap-fill reading and discussion questions.

It's perfect for upper-intermediate and advanced students.



 


 

Title
Automation
Target Structure
Reading, Vocabulary & Discussion
Level
Upper-Intermediate to Advanced
Time
60 minutes
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Description

Could a robot do your job - or that of your students? Automation is set to affect us all, as artificial intelligence and robots replace us in the workforce.

This worksheet looks at upcoming changes, with a gap-fill reading, mix and match exercises, idiom building and more.

Your students will learn expressions including:

  • a game changer
  • to pick up steam
  • a fraction of the cost
  • sit idly
  • the Industrial Revolution

and more besides!

The lesson rounds off with discussion questions. Do your students already use AI? You could ask about Alexa, Siri, Cortana and smart devices. How well do they work?

This worksheet is written for upper-intermediate levels and above.



 


 

Title
Absent Diners
Target Structure
Reading, vocabulary building, discussion
Level
Intermediate to Advanced
Time
60+ minutes
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Description
Restaurants always make a good topic for reading and discussion!

This worksheet looks at the problem of people no-showing for reservations.

Following the lead-in, and vocabulary matching exercise, there is a gap-fill reading, additional vocabulary practice and extended discussion.

Your students will learn language including:

* exacerbate a problem
* do something on a whim
* have limited success
* do something sheepishly

...and much more!

This worksheet is for intermediate to advanced level classes



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