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Title
The Problem of Spam (Lower Level)
Target Structure
Reading and Discussion
Level
Pre-Intermediate
Time
60 minutes
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Description
This is a simplified version of our popular worksheet 'The Menace of Spam'.

There is a text with a gap-fill exercise, followed by comprehension work and preposition practice. Students also have the chance to summarize the text, and have a discussion on email / spam.

The vocabulary and grammar is suitable for lower-intermediate students and above. You can also make the text even easier by pre-teaching more vocabulary.

 


 

Title
The Menace of Spam (Updated)
Target Structure
Reading and Discussion
Level
Upper Int / Advanced
Time
60 minutes
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Description
It is said that around 80% of all email sent is spam. This worksheet for intermediate and advanced level students looks at some of the issues behind unsolicited email.

There is vocabulary work, a reading passage, follow-up questions and discussion work. Anyone who has a computer probably gets spam on a regular basis, making this worksheet great for getting your students to express their opinions in English!

There is also a lower-level version of this worksheet, called 'The Problem of Spam'.

 


 

Title
Technology in Battle
Target Structure
Reading and Discussion
Level
Upper Int and Advanced
Time
60 minutes
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Description
How is technology changing modern warfare? In the future, will battles be fought by machines, rather than humans?

This worksheet has a (discussion provoking) reading, comprehension questions, and vocabulary / collocation exercises.

There are a number of questions at the end, giving your students the chance to comment on the topic. You can easily adapt the worksheet to bring in contemporary conflicts.

This worksheet is for upper-intermediate and advanced 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
Car Wars
Target Structure
Reading and Discussion
Level
Upper-Int / Advanced
Time
60 minutes
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Description
As the number of cars on the roads increases, so does pollution. One solution to this problem is the electric car.

This worksheet has a reading, plus lots of exercises to build vocabulary, collocation and discussion skills.

'Car Wars' written for advanced-level students. There is a British-English version with minor spelling changes.


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