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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.

 


 

Title
Living in the Sky
Target Structure
Reading, Vocabulary and Discussion
Level
Upper Int to Advanced
Time
60 minutes
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Description
The skyline in many cities is changing rapidly, with the construction of ever-taller skyscrapers. Would your students like to live in one? Do they benefit the local community?

This worksheet has a lead-in picture quiz, followed by a gap-fill reading, collocation practice and discussion. Expressions studied include:

- the uber rich
- the preserve of [someone]
- a marked increase
- a blue chip company

It is written for upper-intermediate and advanced-level students.

 


 

Title
Dream On!
Target Structure
Reading, Vocabulary, Discussion
Level
Intermediate
Time
60 minutes
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Description
It is said that we have over a hundred thousand dreams in a lifetime. However, the purpose of dreams is not understood. Perhaps your students can throw some light on the topic with this reading and discussion worksheet.

Following the lead-in, there is a vocabulary matching exercise, a gap-fill reading, comprehension questions, more vocabulary work and lots of discussion.

Language learned includes:

* short-term memory
* a brilliant idea
* the periodic table
* a complete mystery

and more.

This worksheet is for intermediate levels and above.

 


 

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.


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