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Title
Automation
Target Structure
Reading, Vocabulary & Discussion
Level
Upper-Intermediate to Advanced
Time
60 minutes
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Description

Could a robot do your job - or that of your students? Automation is set to affect us all, as artificial intelligence and robots replace us in the workforce.

This worksheet looks at upcoming changes, with a gap-fill reading, mix and match exercises, idiom building and more.

Your students will learn expressions including:

  • a game changer
  • to pick up steam
  • a fraction of the cost
  • sit idly
  • the Industrial Revolution

and more besides!

The lesson rounds off with discussion questions. Do your students already use AI? You could ask about Alexa, Siri, Cortana and smart devices. How well do they work?

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



 


 

Title
Absent Diners
Target Structure
Reading, vocabulary building, discussion
Level
Intermediate to Advanced
Time
60+ minutes
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Description
Restaurants always make a good topic for reading and discussion!

This worksheet looks at the problem of people no-showing for reservations.

Following the lead-in, and vocabulary matching exercise, there is a gap-fill reading, additional vocabulary practice and extended discussion.

Your students will learn language including:

* exacerbate a problem
* do something on a whim
* have limited success
* do something sheepishly

...and much more!

This worksheet is for intermediate to advanced level classes


 


 

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
Could you quit social media?
Target Structure
Reading, Vocabulary, Discussion
Level
Elementary to Lower-Intermediate
Time
60 minutes
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Description
Are your students active on social media? Are they uploading photos of their meals to Instagram or are they glued to Twitter or Facebook?

Or perhaps they prefer to call people instead?

This worksheet has short vox-pop readings, with vocabulary-building exercises and discussion questions.

This worksheet is written for upper-elementary students 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.



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