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Title
A Cashless Society
Target Structure
Reading, Vocabulary, Discussion
Level
Intermediate
Time
60 minutes
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Description
For how much longer will we be paying for goods by cash? Have you started using your telephone to make payments? Do your students feel comfortable paying electronically?

Following the lead-in, there is a vocabulary mix-and-match, a reading passage, comprehension and vocabulary exercises, finishing with extended discussion.

Vocabulary covered includes withdraw, transaction, contactless, die out and more.

This worksheet is written for intermediate-level classes.

 


 

Title
Healthy Drinking
Target Structure
Reading, Vocabulary, Discussion
Level
Upper Intermediate / Advanced
Time
60 minutes
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Description
Are there are lot of commercials on TV showing people guzzling cans of cola? Do your students consume a lot of 'lite' or low-calorie drinks?

This worksheet looks at the suggestion that low-calorie drinks might not be any better for us than the regular version - or even worse. There's lots of vocabulary - fads, guzzle, a twist (as in a surprise) and more.

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

 


 

Title
Trump v Clinton: The US Election
Target Structure
Reading, Vocabulary and Discussion
Level
Upper-Intermediate / Advanced
Time
90 minutes
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Description
The 2016 US presidential election is proving to be very controversial, with everyone having an opinion on Hillary Clinton and (of course) Donald Trump.

This worksheet will help your students express their opinions, while learning vocabulary and expressions connected to the presidential campaign.

Expressions covered include:

an opinion poll
rig an election
incendiary comments
locker-room talk
classified emails
...and more

There are vocabulary building exercises, a gap-fill reading and lots of opportunities for your students to talk about the election.

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

 


 

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
Spies in the Sky
Target Structure
Reading, Vocabulary and Discussion
Level
Intermediate +
Time
60 + minutes
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Description
Would you be worried if a drone flew over you? Could it be recording you?

This worksheet looks at the increasing popularity of drones - be it for personal, business or government use.

Following the lead-in, there is an opening vocabulary mix-and-match, a gap-fill reading, followed by comprehension questions, more vocabulary work and extended discussion.

The topic of drones makes for some great discussions and your students will have the opportunity to build their vocabulary and fluency skills.

This worksheet is written for intermediate classes and above.



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