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Title
Halloween Phrasal Quiz
Target Structure
Spooky Phrasal Verbs
Level
Elementary to Lower-Intermediate
Time
20 minutes
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Description

Get into the Halloween spirit with our spooky Halloween Phrasal Quiz!

Your students need to match the phrasal verb on the bat-sheet with the correct caption.

The phrasal verbs covered are:

  • look up
  • hold on
  • look forward to
  • pass out
  • turn up
  • get up
  • throw away
  • come across

This worksheet is written for elementary to lower intermediate classes. It's a fun way to bring a bit of Halloween into your class - while still teaching some useful language!



 


 

Title
Automation
Target Structure
Reading, Vocabulary & Discussion
Level
Upper-Intermediate to Advanced
Time
60 minutes
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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
All About 'Play
Target Structure
Idiom Building, Vocabulary, Discussion
Level
Intermediate
Time
40 minutes
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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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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.


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