Vocabulary Worksheets (Continued)

 


 

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
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
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.


 


 

Title
Idiom Builder: Sleep
Target Structure
Idioms, Vocabulary, Discussion
Level
Intermediate +
Time
45 (depending on discussion) minutes
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Description
This worksheet looks at some common expressions connected to sleeping.

Language studied includes:

  • sleep like a log
  • catch forty winks
  • sleep rough
  • lose sleep over something
  • a night owl
  • sleep on something
There is an opening quiz, followed by matching exercises, rewriting and lots of discussion.

This worksheet is written for intermediate level students and above.

 


 

Title
Idiom Builder: Water
Target Structure
Idiom Building, Discussion
Level
Intermediate
Time
45 minutes
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Description
Build your students' knowledge and confidence with idioms!

This worksheet looks at some common expressions themed around water.

Your students will learn:

keep your head above water
like a fish out of water
make your mouth water
as dull as dishwater
water under the bridge
be in hot water

There is a lead-in, gap-fill quiz to get your students guessing the meanings, practice exercises and discussion.

It's a great way to boost your students' vocabulary!


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