Events and Festivals


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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
Can you tell me about Thanksgiving?
Target Structure
Theme - Festivals / Holidays
Level
Pre-Intermediate
Time
40 minutes
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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 2018 PyeongChang Winter 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
All about Halloween
Target Structure
Reading and Speaking
Level
Upper Elementary / Pre-Intermediate
Time
60 minutes
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Description
If you're looking for a worksheet themed around Halloween, this could be perfect for your class.

There's a short reading, followed by true/false comprehension questions. The worksheet continues with a survey of common festivals, and rounds off with some discussion questions.

'All about Halloween' is written for upper-elementary to intermediate-level students.


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