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Title
All About 'Play
Target Structure
Idiom Building, Vocabulary, Discussion
Level
Intermediate
Time
40 minutes
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Description
Build your students' knowledge of idiomatic English with this worksheet!

Your students will learn expressions including:

* play it safe
* play it by ear
* play a joke on someone
* play by rules
* play second fiddle to someone

The lesson opens with a gap fill quiz, where your students can speculate on the meaning. This is followed by a caption quiz to consolidate the expressions.

The lesson rounds off with discussion questions, allowing your class to personalise the language.

This lesson is written for intermediate-level students.

 


 

Title
All about 'Turn'
Target Structure
Phrasal Verbs using 'Turn'
Level
Intermediate
Time
45 minutes
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Description
Boost your students' phrasal verb knowledge with this lesson teaching expressions using 'turn'.

The worksheet looks at:

* turn away (refuse entry)
* turn up (arrive)
* turn down (decline)
* turn in (go to bed)
* turn into (become)

Following the lead-in, there is a gap-fill quiz, follow-up exercises and discussion.

This worksheet is for intermediate level students.


 


 

Title
Fluency Builder: Time Expressions
Target Structure
Vocabulary & Speaking: Time
Level
Intermediate +
Time
45 minutes
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Description
This worksheet is in two parts.

The first page looks at 'It's time to Go' vs 'It's time we went'. There are two short conversations, followed by a speaking practice exercise.

The worksheet also looks at other common time expressions including:

* for the time being
* it's only a matter of time
* have the time of your life
* from time to time

...and more.

The lesson rounds off with discussion questions using the target language.

 


 

Title
Idiom Building: Exaggeration
Target Structure
Exaggerating: Idiomatic Language
Level
Lower-Intermediate +
Time
45 minutes
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Description
This worksheet looks at the use of exaggeration in order to allow the speaker to emphasise a point.

Expressions studied include:

* I'm dying (for a coffee)
* It's freezing in here!
* Live in the middle of nowhere
* (I've told you) a million times
* (I waited) forever

...and more

The lesson begins with a gap-fill exercise, with students guessing the meaning of the expressions. This is followed by a caption quiz and a discussion using the new language.

This worksheet is written for intermediate-level classes.

 


 

Title
All About 'Speak'
Target Structure
Idioms / Phrasal Verbs
Level
Intermediate +
Time
40 minutes
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Description
This worksheet looks at some common expressions, all using 'speak'

There is an opening gap-fill quiz, followed by an exercise checking your students' understanding of the language.

This is followed by a picture caption quiz.

Language studied includes:

* speak highly of
* isn't anything to speak of
* speaking of (for a related topic)
* speak up
* speak for yourself!
* speak your mind

The lesson rounds off with a discussion on the language and themes raised in the lesson.



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