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Title
The History of the World Cup
Target Structure
Discussion, Vocabulary, Fluency
Level
Upper Intermediate +
Time
60+ minutes
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Description
Boost your students' vocabulary and fluency with our World Cup themed reading worksheet.

Following the lead-in, there is a short reading on the history of the tournament. Your students will learn vocabulary including 'inaugural', 'boycott', 'pundit' and more.

Following some vocabulary consolidation exercises, the worksheet rounds off with discussion questions on the World Cup.

 


 

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
What do you do at New Year?
Target Structure
Speaking, Reading, Vocabulary
Level
Lower-Intermediate
Time
45 minutes
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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
Did you have a good time in Rome?
Target Structure
Conversation, Role-Play, Discussion
Level
Intermediate
Time
45 minutes
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Description
This vacation-themed worksheets gives intermediate-level students the opportunity to build their knowledge of natural expressions when talking about a recent trip.

There is a warm-up, followed by a colocation quiz.

The students can then work on a gap-fill conversation, comprehension questions, more vocabulary work, role-play and discussion.

Expressions studied include:

* do a lot of sightseeing
* experience something for yourself
* be worth the wait
* pre-book tickets

...and much more!

If you have lower-level students looking for a similar theme, be sure to check out 'Your Last Vacation / Holiday'


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