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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
Do you watch TV very much?
Target Structure
Adverbs of Frequency / Present Simple
Level
Elementary
Time
60+ minutes
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Description
This worksheet combines a review of adverbs of frequency (often, never, occasionally etc.) with a conversation about TV viewing habits.

It's also a great way to review Present Simple questions and build some up-to-date vocabulary.

Vocabulary covered includes binge watch, dramas, comedies, classics, subscribe and more.

Following the lead-in, there is a question-gap-fill reading, vocabulary-building exercises, grammar analysis and discussion.

This worksheet is great for elementary-level students looking to improve their confidence.

 


 

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
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
The New Enemy: Plastic
Target Structure
Reading, Discussion, Vocabulary
Level
Intermediate / Advanced
Time
60 minutes
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Description
There have been a lot of stories in the new recently about the environmental costs of plastic. Get your students talking about it!

This worksheet has a lead-in quiz, followed by a short reading, vocabulary building exercises and discussion.

It is written for intermediate levels and above.


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