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Title
The New Enemy: Plastic
Target Structure
Reading, Discussion, Vocabulary
Level
Intermediate / Advanced
Time
60 minutes
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Description
There have been a lot of stories in the new recently about the environmental costs of plastic. Get your students talking about it!

This worksheet has a lead-in quiz, followed by a short reading, vocabulary building exercises and discussion.

It is written for intermediate levels and above.

 


 

Title
Fluency Builder: Time Expressions
Target Structure
Vocabulary & Speaking: Time
Level
Intermediate +
Time
45 minutes
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Description
This worksheet is in two parts.

The first page looks at 'It's time to Go' vs 'It's time we went'. There are two short conversations, followed by a speaking practice exercise.

The worksheet also looks at other common time expressions including:

* for the time being
* it's only a matter of time
* have the time of your life
* from time to time

...and more.

The lesson rounds off with discussion questions using the target language.

 


 

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
Buying a New Phone
Target Structure
Conversation, Vocabulary, Discussion
Level
Intermediate +
Time
60 minutes
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Description
There's lots of vocabulary and jargon with cell phones. This worksheet looks at some of the most commonly used language.

There is a lead-in, followed by a dialogue, vocabulary practice, role-play and discussion.

This worksheet is written for intermediate-level classes.

 


 

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


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