Events and Festivals


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Title
The Rio 2016 Olympics
Target Structure
Reading and Discussion
Level
Upper-Intermediate to Advanced
Time
60 + minutes
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Description
Are your students looking forward to the 2016 Rio Olympics? If you're looking for a vocabulary-building reading on a topical subject, this could be just what you need!

The worksheet starts with a quick quiz on the Olympics, followed by a gap-fill reading. There are vocabulary and collocation exercises followed by lots of discussion questions.

This worksheet is written for upper-intermediate and advanced-level students.

 


 

Title
Can you tell me about Thanksgiving?
Target Structure
Theme - Festivals / Holidays
Level
Pre-Intermediate
Time
40 minutes
Your Notes   

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Description
How well can your students talk about holidays and festivals?

This worksheet has a conversation about Thanksgiving with gap fill exercises and true/false comprehension questions.

The worksheet continues with substitution speaking exercises looking at other festivals and holidays around the world - Bonfire Night, Independence Day and Coming of Age Day.

The lesson rounds off with the opportunity for your students to personalise the language and talk about a festival or holiday they know about.

 


 

Title
The Winter Olympics
Target Structure
Theme Lesson on Winter Olympics
Level
Elementary / Pre-intermediate
Time
40 minutes
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Description
With the Sochi Olympics coming up, you might be in need of a low-level worksheet on the topic.

This handout has a short gap-fill reading, followed by a wordsearch.

Your students will then need to explain (or guess) events, based on their partners' descriptions.

The lesson rounds off with some simple discussion questions.

This worksheet is written for upper-elementary to intermediate-level students.

 


 

Title
Alternative Gifts
Target Structure
Reading and Discussion
Level
Upper Int and Advanced
Time
60 minutes
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Description
Are your students wondering what to get you for Christmas? This worksheet gives some ideas for Christmas gifts with a difference.

There's a reading, with vocabulary and collocation practice. There are also lots of questions themed to Christmas and present-giving in general.

It's a great December lesson for higher-level students.

 


 

Title
The Olympic Games
Target Structure
Theme Lesson on the Olympics
Level
Elementary to intermediate
Time
40 minutes
Your Notes   

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Description
If you're looking for some 'filler material' on the subject of the Olympics, this could be just what you're looking for!

There is a gap fill reading on the history of the Olympic games. This is followed by a wordsearch for some popular Olympic sports.

The lesson rounds off with a game where students need to explain sports to each other, and have the other student guess the sport.

This worksheet is for lower-level classes



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