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Title
The Ancient Olympic Games
Target Structure
Reading, Vocabulary, Discussion
Level
Lower Intermediate
Time
60 minutes
Your Notes   

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Description
How much do your students know about the origins of the Olympic Games?

Following the lead-in, there is a pre-reading vocabulary-matching exercise, and a text on the history of the games.

This is followed by true/false comprehension questions and vocabulary building exercises.

The lesson rounds off with discussion questions.

This worksheet is written for lower-intermediate level students and above.

 


 

Title
What do you do at New Year?
Target Structure
Speaking, Reading, Vocabulary
Level
Lower-Intermediate
Time
45 minutes
Your Notes   

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Description
How do people celebrate New Year around the world?

This worksheet has three themed mini readings, with speakers telling us what they do at New Year.

Following a lead-in and gap-fill reading, there are vocabulary building exercises and discussion.

The discussion is in two parts. The first reviews expressions from the text (allowing your students to personalise the language). The second half is themed to New Year.

This worksheet is written for lower-intermediate level students.


 


 

Title
The Entrepreneur
Target Structure
Reading, Vocabulary and Discussion
Level
Intermediate to Advanced
Time
45+ minutes
Your Notes   

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Description
Do your students enjoy a cup of coffee (or similar) at a local cafe or coffee shop? Has there been a growth in the market in the last twenty years?

This worksheet has an interview with the owner of an independent coffee shop. Following the warm-up, there are vocabulary exercises, a reading, comprehension questions and lots of discussion.

Your students will learn expressions including:

* to make a point of doing something
* to set something apart (from ...)
* the secret to [your] success
* plain sailing

This worksheet is for intermediate to advanced level classes.

 


 

Title
Living in the Sky
Target Structure
Reading, Vocabulary and Discussion
Level
Upper Int to Advanced
Time
60 minutes
Your Notes   

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Description
The skyline in many cities is changing rapidly, with the construction of ever-taller skyscrapers. Would your students like to live in one? Do they benefit the local community?

This worksheet has a lead-in picture quiz, followed by a gap-fill reading, collocation practice and discussion. Expressions studied include:

- the uber rich
- the preserve of [someone]
- a marked increase
- a blue chip company

It is written for upper-intermediate and advanced-level students.

 


 

Title
Dream On!
Target Structure
Reading, Vocabulary, Discussion
Level
Intermediate
Time
60 minutes
Your Notes   

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Description
It is said that we have over a hundred thousand dreams in a lifetime. However, the purpose of dreams is not understood. Perhaps your students can throw some light on the topic with this reading and discussion worksheet.

Following the lead-in, there is a vocabulary matching exercise, a gap-fill reading, comprehension questions, more vocabulary work and lots of discussion.

Language learned includes:

* short-term memory
* a brilliant idea
* the periodic table
* a complete mystery

and more.

This worksheet is for intermediate levels and above.


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